Károly Forgács

Károly Forgács

1936 august 5., Eger
1994 january 11.

You can find several biographical works attached about the work and life of Károly Forgács. These are mainly about the start of his career and about becoming well-known. There is little information about the final part of his life.

We managed to find out the following:
He received German citizenship in 1969. After that he had the opportunity to regularly travel to Hungary. He met Bacskay Gabriella, his “childhood love” once again in Eger, whom he later married. She was involved in his work and they went to take photographs together.

He died in Eger on the 11th of January, 1994. He was buried next to his parents in the Sorrowful Mother Cemetery in Eger, on the 4th of February, 1994.
(Parcel #3, Line #2, Plot #11)