Friday, August 25, 2006

Géza Apagyi, Director General of the Dept of Land Administration and Geoinformation, MoARD passed away on 25th August

Géza Apagyi, 1947-2006 Image: HUNAGI Visuals Resource, 2003


Géza Apagyi, charismatic head of the Hungarian national mapping agency and land administration passed away in Budapest in his age of 59.
His death is a great loss for the Hungarian GI community as well.
He was - among others - Director General of the Department of Land Administration and Geoinformation at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, President of the Hungarian Society of Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing, Member of the Space Research Council, Associate Professor at the Faculty Geoinformation of the West Hungary University and Editor of the Journal "Geodézia és Kartográfia".

Mr. Apagyi's funeral will be on 11 September at 11:30 a.m. in the Újköztemető ("New Public Cemetery") of Budapest (1108. Bp. X., Kozma u. 8-10.).

In Memoriam Géza Apagyi, an annotated photographic portfolio was uploaded to the www.fomi.hu/hunagi . Menu line: Photo collection and theme: Persons

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