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Farkasreti Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Buda, and the burial site of notable citizens of Hungary since its opening in 1894.
Farkasreti Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Buda, and the burial site of notable citizens of Hungary since its opening in 1894. Ornate headstones mark several tombs. People buried here include Prime Minister Dénes Berinkey, President Zoltan Tildy, Olympian Aladár Gerevich, and carburetor inventor János Csonka.
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