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Hungarian-Born Hollywood Celebrity Zsa Zsa Gabor Could Be Laid To Rest In Budapest

By Tamás Székely // 2016.12.20.

World famous American-Hungarian actress and socialite Zsa Zsa Gabor could be laid to rest in her native country, according to Hungarian tabloid It was her personal wish is to die in Hungary or if it’s not possible, at least being buried in Budapest, her home city she was forced to leave 75 years ago.


Zsa Zsa Gabor and her ninth husband Frédéric von Anhalt celebrated her 99th birthday on 6th of February 2016

The Hungarian-born celebrity, who has got many diseases in the last years, died aged 99 of a heart attack at her Los Angeles home on Sunday. “Unfortunately we had been expecting that for a while, however, we secretly hoped that she would turn 100”, Marci Gábor, the actress’s only relative who lives in Hungary, told Blikk. “We received a call at 4.30 in the morning from one of Zsazsa’s friends in America, who told us she had passed away. We haven’t spoken to her husban Frederick yet”, he said. “However, I’m almost fully sure that she’s desire will be fulfilled and she will be laid to rest in Budapest”, the Hungarian family member added.

Zsa Zsa Gabor was born Sári Gábor in Budapest, Hungary, to Hungarian-Jewish parents Janka Gábor and Vilmos Gábor. She was named after a popular Hungarian actress Sári Fedák. Her siblings were Éva Gábor, an actress, and Magda Gábor, a socialite. Zsa Zsa studied at a Swiss boarding school in the 1930s, and eventually followed her sister Eva to Hollywood, California in 1941. (Her mother escaped from Nazi-occupied Budapest in the 1940s, also settling in the USA.) The beautiful blonde former Hungarian beauty queen, Zsa Zsa Gabor quickly became a star actress in America, however, later she was at least as known for her many marriages, personal appearances and life gossips as her film career.

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