Vol. 12 No. 3-4 (2021): MMXXI vol.XII. nos 3-4
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BÉLA PUKÁNSZKY PROFESSOR OF GERMAN STUDIES THE RECTOR MAGNIFICUS OF THE HUNGARIAN ROYAL ISTVÁN TISZA UNIVERSITY OF DEBRECEN DURING THE ACADEMIC YEAR 1947/48.

Published December 28, 2021
Anna Molnár
University of Debrecen, Faculty of Humanities, Department of German Studies
Márta Virágos
University of Debrecen, Faculty of Informatics
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Molnár, A., & Virágos, M. (2021). BÉLA PUKÁNSZKY PROFESSOR OF GERMAN STUDIES THE RECTOR MAGNIFICUS OF THE HUNGARIAN ROYAL ISTVÁN TISZA UNIVERSITY OF DEBRECEN DURING THE ACADEMIC YEAR 1947/48 . Gerundium, 12(3-4), 13–21. https://doi.org/10.29116/gerundium/2021/3-4/2

Béla Pukánszky, Literary historian. germanist, corresponding member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, was a professor at the University of Debrecen from 1941 until his death. He was the Head of the Department of German Literature at the university; he was dean of the Faculty of Arts in the academic year of 1947/48 and rector of the university in the academic year of 1948/49. Due to his unfortunate, early death at the age of 55, he worked at the University of Debrecen for only nine years, but he was known and recognized far beyond the walls of the university through his scholarly work.