Full name: JÃ³zsef Maria Julius Simon de RÃ©vay
Born: October 20, 1902 in Nitra, Nitra, Slovakia
Died: April 19, 1945 in GyÃ¶mrÅ, Pest, Hungary
Affiliations: BKE, Budapest (HUN)
Sport: Ice Hockey
JÃ³zsef de RÃ©vay inherited the title Count SklabiÅa and Blatnica from his father, a life member in the Hungarian Upper House. The familyâs old castle is located TurÄianska Å tiavniÄka while the residence was in TajnÃ¡ (both now in Slovakia). De RÃ©vay was educated by a private teacher, then was enrolled in the Faculty of Arts, but only briefly. In 1925, he travelled to Paris for some time and also spent the summer in an artistsâ colony in Hungary. In 1929, he even exhibited his paintings in the Great Spring Salon. From 1932-36 de RevÃ¡y attended the Peter PÃ¡zmÃ¡ny University in Budapest, studying philosophy, aesthetics and pedagogy, and graduating with a PhD in philosophy. He soon became an assistant professor and, after his habilitation, a professor at the university, where he engaged in the Philosophical Society and published journals and books. His main subject was morality and ethics, with his last work entitled âPsychology of work and pleasure.â During the last days of World War II, de RevÃ¡y was arrested by the Communist police, interrogated and eventually killed.
As a sportsman JÃ³zsef de RÃ©vay played for the Budapest Skating Club (BKE) from 1927-29 and the Hungarian Hockey Club (MHC) in 1930-32. He represented Hungary at the 1927 and 1929 European Championships and the 1928 Winter Olympics, earning 10 caps. He was also Hungarian Champion in field hockey (1929, 1932) and a nine-times Hungarian international in this sport.
|1928 Winter||25||Sankt Moritz||Ice Hockey||Men's Ice Hockey||Hungary||HUN||11|
|1928 Winter||25||Sankt Moritz||Ice Hockey||Hungary||HUN||Final Standings||11||1928-02-11||0||0||0|
|1928 Winter||25||Sankt Moritz||Ice Hockey||Hungary||HUN||Group A||Match #2||2||1928-02-11||FRA 2, HUN 0||0|
|1928 Winter||25||Sankt Moritz||Ice Hockey||Hungary||HUN||Group A||Match #4||2||1928-02-12||BEL 3, HUN 2||0|
|1928 Winter||25||Sankt Moritz||Ice Hockey||Hungary||HUN||Group A||Match #6||2||1928-02-16||GBR 1, HUN 0||0|