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Dezső Király

Full name: Dezső Király
Gender: Male
Born: February 5, 1896 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: June 11, 1966 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Hungarian Dezső Király was a writer, humorist, and sports journalist. He graduated in 1912 from the Academy of Commerce in Budapest, and worked in his parent's business until 1942. From 1914 he was a member of the Social Democratic Party. He regularly wrote for the Sports News (“Sporthírlap”), and for the sports column of the Evening Pages (“Estlapok”), beginning in 1924, when he reported on the Paris Olympics. Király took part in the 1928 Amsterdam art competitions in the category of literature, epic works. Between 1927 and 1948 he wrote several books on sport-related topics. His first humorous sketch appeared in 1915, and subsequently he was a regular contributor to the People's Word (“Népszava”). His short plays were performed on the Merry Stage (“Vídám Színpad”). From 1945 until his retirement, he was editor for the political humor paper Szabad Száj (Free Mouth).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 32 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Literature, Epic Works Hungary HUN AC
1928 Summer 32 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Literature, Epic Works Hungary HUN AC

Mixed Literature, Epic Works

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 32 Amsterdam Art Competitions Hungary Final Standings AC L'Abbé Jérome sur la Tribune
1928 Summer 32 Amsterdam Art Competitions Hungary Final Standings AC Fables de La Fontaine et d'Andersen
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