George Andrew Olah

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"George Andrew Olah." 01 July 2009. HowStuffWorks.com. 03 August 2010. Olah, George Andrew , a Hungarian-born American chemist, won the 1994 Nobel Prize in chemistry.

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Vlahos

Bucharest, Romania

#1 Aug 5, 2010
In Hungarian language #Olah# means #vlah#, the ancient name for Romanians people, George Andrei #Olah# was romanian born in Hungary.

'From the Slavs, it was passed on to other peoples, such as the Hungarians ("Oláh", referring to Romanians; "Olasz", referring to Italians, "Vlachok" referring to Vlachs, generally) and Byzantines/Greeks ("Βλ άχο ι", "Vláhi") and was used for all Latin people of the Balkans.'
Vlach (pronounced /ˈvlɑ&#7 20;k/ or /ˈvlćk/) is a Slavic-derived term (originally borrowed from Germanic *Walha), which is used to designate the Roman speaking peoples of South-Eastern Europe: Romanians, Aromanians, Megleno-Romanians and Istro-Romanians.
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