Alcalay, Chief Rabbi of Yugoslavia
In 1911 he became Chief Rabbi of Serbia and in 1923 he became Chief Rabbi of Yugoslavia, during the war he worked on behalf of the government in England and in the U.S.A. After the war, he - as Chief Rabbi of the country- worked in order to strengthen reliability for King and State. He speaks Yugoslav, French, English, German, Spanish, Hebrew.
Eftim Baba, Pope of the Orthodox Church in Turkey ->
He has been Orthodox Church precentor up to 1913 and in 1914 he became a priest. He distributed food supplies during the famine in Anatolia and up to 1918 was, with the government, occupied with the affairs of the Orthodox population. After the armistice the Patriarchat of Fener proclaimed the adhesion of the Orthodox Turks to Greece. This decision had been submitted to us but I refused to accept it, considering it as an act of insurrection, I declared the separation of the Orthodox Turks from the Greek Church in 1919. I participated in the revolution of Kemal Pasha and founded a new provisionary church in Ankara and began to form the religious part of the movement. Definitive separation from Greece was proclaimed in 1922. I remain the Chief of the Orthodox Turks now as in the past and since 1924 I live in Istanbul.
Elemér Balogh, Bishop ->
He is the Bishop of the Reformed Churches in Slovakia and Sub-Carpathian Russia.
Georges Boross, Unitarian Bishop ->
He has been a Honorable Doctor of the Harvard University since 1900, and since 1928, he is the only bishop of the Unitarians in the World.
Norbert Capek, Unitarian Minister ->
He is the founder of the Czechoslovakian Unitary Church, which is acknowledged by the State.
Alexander Cisar, Archbishop of Bucharest, Roman-Catholic Metropolit of Rumania ->
He is Archbishop of Bucharest and Roman-Catholic Metropolit of Rumania. He is also a professor of Rumanian language, history and geography. He introduced in the diocese of Jassy the Gregorian Calendar and reopened the Seminary. With the assistance of Pope Pius XI. he has built up a new residence and seminary. He obtained a decision by the State that the catholic schools be considered as public ones and his sermons are very much appreciated.
Renée Erdös, Poetress ->
She published her first poems in 1899 , and has contributed to "A Het". She converted to the Catholic religion while living in Italy and wrote under religious inspiration.
Antonin Frinta, Lecturer at the Charles University and Dramatical School ->
He was one of the first members of the National Committee of the Y.M.C.A. (Young Men's Christian Association) in Czechoslovakia and he is now honorable secretary and President of the Central Protestant Union (Kostnická Jednote), which is affiliated to the International Protestant League and to the World Brotherhood.
Vilius Gaigalatitis, Professor of Theology ->
In 1900 he became a protestant priest which he was up until 1918. From 1903 to 1918 he was a deputy with the Prussian Diet and he is the President of the protestant Lutheran Consistory in Kaunas and a senior of the protestant Lutheran church in Lithuania.
Moses Gaster, Late Chief Rabbi of the Sephardim in Great Britain ->
For more information look up in "Who's Who in Britain".
Andreas Hlinka, (?) ->
He translated the "Old Testament" from Latin into Slovakian language at the State Prison at Szeged, from 1907 to 1910.
Paul Jakubenas, Dean of the Protestant Faculty of the University Vytautas the Great at Kaunas; General Superintendent of the reformed Church in Lithuania ->
From 1899 to 1915 he was preaching in the reformed community at Birzai and as teacher of religion there of Lithuanian and German language. At the beginning of the World War he was transferred into Central Russia, where he worked in St. Petersburg as a teacher among the refugees. In 1916 he was offered a position with the theological faculty in Tartu, which he did not accept. Since 1918 he is again in the community of Birzai, and he has founded there a college where he has taught religion, Latin, Physic, mathematics, and natural science. In 1925 he organized the theological faculty of Kaunas. He is now Dean of the Protestant Faculty of the University Vytautas the Great at Kaunas and the General Superintendent of the reformed Church in Lithuania.
Arnold Kiss, High Rabbi in charge in Budapest ->
Since 1901 he is High Rabbi in charge in Budapest and a professor in the Franz Joseph Rabbi-School in Budapest.
H. Hf. Ibrahim Maglajlic, Religious Head of the Musilmans of Yugoslavia ->
In 1878 he fought against the Austro Hungarian army. After the conquest of Banjaluka by the Austrians he was made a prisoner and put into confinement in Olomouc (now Czechoslovakia). He was liberated by an amnesty and he returned to Istamboul to finish his theological studies.
John Count Mikes, Right Reverend, Bishop ->
His has been a Bishop of Szombathely, Hungary, since 1911. He was imprisoned by the Communistic Government in Hungary 1919 and King Charles IV. was his guest for 10 days when he suddenly arrived in Hungary for his restoration, 1921.
Assimbeg Mutevelic, Mayor of Sarajevo; President of the City Savings Bank ->
He worked for 16 years as a teacher and for some time taught in the Islam Teacher's Training School in Sarajevo.
Antoine de Okolo-Koulak, Roman Catholic Priest ->
From 1921 to 1931 he was General Vicar of archbishopry of Mohilow and was expatriated by the Russians residing in Warsaw. In 1919 he was Chamberlain of the Pope, in 1921 he became Prelate of the Holy See, and in 1923 he became canon of the Metropolitan Chapter in Mohilow.
P. Vincenz Prennushi, Minister Provincial of the Albanian Franciscan-Order ->
He had been eagerly fighting for the liberation of Albania from the Turkish regime as were various other Franciscan monks. In July 1932 he was elected for the second time as Minister Provincial of the Franciscan-Order Province of Albania.
Gustav Prochazka, Vice-President of "World Alliance for International Friendship through the Churches"; Patriarch-Bishop of Czechoslovakian Church ->
became a Roman Catholic priest in 1895 in Leitmeritz and was a parish priest of this diocese. In 1920 he founded the Czechoslovakian Church, which had in the course of 10 years about a million members. He was the first parson of this church, then became a bishop in 1923 and Patriarch in 1927 (The head of this Church). As a Roman Catholic priest of the Modernist Movement he worked during the World War on the idea of leaving the Roman Catholic Church.
Major Szapira, Rabbi and rector ->
From 1911 to 1918 he was Rabbi in Gliniany; from 1918 to 1920 Rabbi in Sanok; 1920-1928 Rabbi in Pietskan; and in 1928 he became Rabbi of the city of Lublin.
Rud Urban, Doctor of Theology; Lecturer ->
was first a Roman Catholic priest, then a teacher of religion in secondary school; and after nine years of public work he turned over to the new so-called Czechoslovak Church. He completed his theological studies at the Protestant Hussite Theological Faculty.