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Gyula Várallyay

GYULA VÁRALLYAY (Nyíregyháza, 1937). Ha was a university student at the Technical University in Budapest when the Revolution of 1956 broke out. He fled the country with a group of students, arriving in Austria and carrying only a small attaché case with two books in it and his identity papers. He ended up in the United States and joined the 1956 Student Association led by Béla Lipták in Cambridge Massachusetts. They formed the National Student Association. He completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard and continued to M.I.T. for a master’s degree in soil mechanics and foundation engineering. He then embarked on a successful international career in his field while still keeping ties with his former colleagues in the ’56 Student Organization. He has published widely on the subject of the 1956 Revolution and the student movement that sparked it all. He is retired and currently lives in Washington, D.C. He has three children.

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