Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born in Budapest, Hungary, on 10th November 1919, died in Adelaide on 9th March 2012 aged 92 years.
Mrs Szent-Ivany (nee Lakatos) was born in Budapest, Hungary on 10th November 1919. She was the wife of the well-known entomologist, Joseph Szent-Ivany, who died in 1988 and the daughter of Géza Lakatos, who was for a short time, in 1944, the Prime Minister of Hungary.
As well as sharing her husband's entomological interests Mrs Szent- Ivany was an artist and illustrated David Symon's Solanum revisions in the Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, although botanical art was not her usual medium.
Source: Extracted from: ASBS Newsletter No.150, March 2012.