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Sekelj, Tibor, 1912-1988

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Personal name headingSekelj, Tibor, 1912-1988
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Variant(s)Székely, Tibor, 1912-1988
Place of birthSpišska Sobota (Slovakia)
Place of deathSubotica (Subotica, Serbia)
Profession or occupationLawyer Esperantist Explorer
Found inTempestad sobre el Aconcagua, 1944.
Window on Nepal, 1959: t.p. (Tibor Selelj)
Wikipedia, Jan. 13, 2014 (Tibor Sekelj; born 14 February 1912 in Spišská Sobota, Austria-Hungary; died 20 September 1988 in Subotica, Yugoslavia, also known as Székely Tibor according to Hungarian orthography. He was a Hungarian born polyglot, explorer, author, and 'citizen of the world.' In 1986 he was elected a member of the Academy of Esperanto and an honorary member of the World Esperanto Association. Among his novels, travel books and essays, his novella Kumeŭaŭa, la filo de la ĝangalo ("Kumewawa, the son of the jungle"), a children's book about the life of Brazilian Indians, was translated into seventeen languages, and in 1987 it was voted best Children's book in Japan)
Associated languagehrv
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