László Almásy

Military Person

1895 – 1951

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Who was László Almásy?

László Ede Almásy de Zsadány et Törökszentmiklós was a Hungarian aristocrat, motorist, desert explorer, aviator, Scout-leader and sportsman who also served as the basis for the protagonist in both Michael Ondaatje's novel The English Patient and the movie adaptation of the same name.

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Born
Aug 22, 1895
Austria-Hungary
Also known as
  • Laszlo Almasy
Nationality
  • Hungary
  • Austria
Profession
Education
  • Harrow School
Died
Mar 22, 1951
Salzburg

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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