Károly Ereky

Károly Ereky (Karl Ereky; October 20, 1878 – June 17, 1952) was a Hungarian agricultural engineer.wikipedia
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Biotechnology

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The term 'biotechnology' was coined by him in 1919.
The term is largely believed to have been coined in 1919 by Hungarian engineer Károly Ereky.

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

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He attended the Technical University of Budapest and in 1900 received a degree in technical engineering.

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Károly Ereky (Karl Ereky; October 20, 1878 – June 17, 1952) was a Hungarian agricultural engineer.

Hungary

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Ereky was born on October 18, 1878 in Esztergom, Hungary as Károly Wittmann.

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(Among her relatives was Judit Dukai Takách (1795-1836) who was the first Hungarian female poet.) In 1893 he changed his name to Ereky.

Franz Wittmann (physicist)

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There may be a family connection between Ereky and compatriot Franz Wittmann, prominent electrical engineer and inventor of the Wittmann-oscilloscope.

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He then worked as machine designer for several paper and food industry companies in Vienna, Austria until 1905.

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He then worked as machine designer for several paper and food industry companies in Vienna, Austria until 1905.

Budapest

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He moved to Budapest and became an assistant professor in József

Vác

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On September 19, 1946, Ereky was sent to the prison of Vác for 12 years by People's Tribunal for his counter-revolutionary role in Hungary.

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History of biotechnology

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The Hungarian Károly Ereky coined the word "biotechnology" in Hungary during 1919 to describe a technology based on converting raw materials into a more useful product.

Christian National Party (Hungary)

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Beside Friedrich, prominent members of the party were András Csilléry, Ferenc Schnetzer, Károly Ereky, Jakab Bleyer, Gyula Pekár, all were ministers in the Friedrich cabinet.