Contributed by Roy Grant,
with assistance from Peter Rohel.
Humgarian & English Version
Collection of Dave Lam, 2-20-05
Lilly Steinschneider (1891-1975 Geneva or 1977 Nizza (Nice). But NOT (1891-1989)
n.b. Most sources give the earlier years of death but one (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) has inadvertently given her the year of death of her husband's second wife Ursula who died in Berlin in 1989*
The first Hungarian woman pilot. In 1912 she received the No.4 pilot certificate.
Wikipedia in Hungarian
PETER ROHEL, fellow family researcher shows some ties on his website
Pollaczek Family Genealogy
Grand Father: Jacob (Jakab) Steinschneider (born about 1833 - buried 8/22/1909) NFP
Death notice listing entire family in Austrian Freie Presse newspaper dated 22 Aug 1909.
Grand Mother: Rosa Perl (born about 1834 - died 5/15/1902 Budapest) NFP
Death notice listing entire family in Austrian Freie Presse newspaper dated 16 May 1902.
Father Berthold STEINSCHNEIDER
Mother Irma WOHL Born: 1870, Died: Oct 13, 1935 in Vienna
Irma buried with her parents, Vienna no 1 cemetery Ref 6 17a grave 2
Uncle and Aunt: Gyula (=Julius) Steinschneider (changed to Palgyi)
1861-1939 Einschneider Budapest,
& Irma (see Pollaczek family) 1869-1940
Brother Hugo STEINSCHNEIDER
Sister Margit STEINSCHNEIDER
Ilka "Lilly" Helene STEINSCHNEIDER-WENCKHEIM Born: Jan 13, 1891 Budapest,
Married: Jul 27, 1915 in Vienna, Divorced abt 1960. First Hungarian woman Pilot.
Died Mar 28, 1975 in Genf (Geneva) or 1977 in Nice.
Husband; Johannes Evangelist Virgilio COUDENHOVE-KALERGI von RONSPERGHEIM
Born: Sep 15, 1893 in Tokyo, Japan. Died: Jan 29, 1965 in Regensburg, Germany.
Child Maria-Electa Thekla Elisabeth Christine Helene Sophie Coudenhove-Kalergi von Ronspergheim *born 22.06.1927 married Raymond Witham Daum
*2nd wife of husband Johannes: Ursula GROSH Born: Sep 14, 1909 in Berlin, Germany.
Died: Apr 28, 1989
Translated from the Hungarian
by Szidonia Haragos, 12-10-06