Anna Jókai, Hungarian writer, Died at 84


Anna Jókai was born on November 24, 1932, in Budapest and died on June 5, 2017.

She was a Hungarian author, poet and teacher.

Anna has worked as a writer since 1974, and during the 1980s she participated in the Hungarian liberation movement.

From 1990 and 1992, Jókai was the chairman of the Hungarian Writers’ Association.

When she was younger, Jókai started to show interest in writing.

But, when she was sixteen, Jókai stopped with her early attempts at becoming an author and did not attempt it again until seventeen years later.

In her school years she had different employments within accounting and teaching.

During most of the 1950s, Jókai worked as a government-supported author.

During 1956, Jókai studied at university and in 1961 she graduated with degrees in Hungarian literature and history.

Jókai worked as a junior-level teacher until 1970 in Budapest.

During 1994 and 2014, Jókai received the Hungarian Kossuth award.

Anna Jókai passed away at 84 years old.