Fülöp Wimmer’s Grave

One of the most peculiar tombs of the Jewish cemetery belongs to Fülöp Wimmer. The tall column as well as the stone memorial with hemp leaves together refer to his profession. He was the director of Szeged Hemp Weaver Company for over 40 years and was President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Szeged. Fülöp Wimmer was one of the most influential hemp industrialist of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Grave location: Parcel 90, line 3, grave 7

The Holtzer Family Crypt

The crypt of the Holtzer family is one of the extraordinary, beautiful Art Nouveau tombs of the Szeged Jewish cemetery. Despite its ruinous state it still demonstrates the once outstanding social and economical stance of the family. Tivadar Holtzer, establisher of the first football
team and football pitch in town. Crypt location: Parcel 62, line 2, grave 2

Grave of Dr. Várhelyi Rósa Izsó’s

Dr. Várhelyi Rósa Izsó was the first Jewish lawyer in the city, president of the Jewish community. His Art Deco-sytle grave is a monumental memorial closing down the end of the first main road of the cemetery. Dr Izsó Rósa (Rosenberg) (1842–1918) was a famous president of the Szeged Jewish Community, a well-known public figure and the first Jewish lawyer in the town of Szeged. He was member of the committee of 12 people responsible for rebuilding the city after the Great Flood of 1879. His house is still standing next to the National Theatre at 4 Stefánia Street. Grave location: Parcel 24, line 0, grave 2

Memorial of Mrs. Mária Kárász

Among the most important tombs of the cemetery, we find the Szivessy family memorial. The family was an outstanding patron of arts and culture, having several outstanding members, such as Mária. Mrs. Mária Kárász was a leading socialite and rests beside her daughter, Judit Kárász. Memorial location: Parcel 12, line 2, grave 1

Grave of Graphic Artist Ármin Tardos-Taussig

The Jewish cemetery of Szeged is the final resting place of numerous outstanding artists of Szeged, including graphic artist Ármin Tardos-Taussig. The inscription is situated on the eastern side of his gravestone made of red limestone. The letters, which are delicately and artistically shaped, protrude from the engraved surface of his memorial. Although his wife’s name is also on the gravestone, she was not buried here. This location of this grave is: Parcel 71, line 1, grave 1

Márk Pick’s Grave

Márk Pick’s, world-famous salami maker’s simple, obelisk-shaped gravestone can be found in the Jewish cemetery of Szeged.
Márk Pick (Szeged, 1843 – Budapest, 1892) started his career as a sales assistant, and then he became a tradesman in 1869. He worked as a corn-merchant from 1870 until the ‘80s. He also tried small-scale salami production from the mid ‘70s. This location of this grave is: Parcel 6, line 12, grave 16

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