Bertalan Farkas

Astronaut

Birthday August 2, 1949

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace Hungary

Age 74 years old

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About

The first Hungarian cosmonaut and the first Hungarian in space.

Before Fame

He became Brigadier General of the Hungarian Air Force.

Trivia

He was the first Esperantist in space; Esperanto is an international, politically-neutral language.

Family Life

He married and had three children.

Associated With

He was an astronaut, like Apollo 11 pilot Michael Collins.