THOMAS KABDEBO (Budapest, 1934) attended school in Baja, and university in Budapest, studying Hungarian language and literature. He took part in the1956revolution and had to escape from revenge. He settled in Britain where he took further degrees concluding in PhD in history. He taught military history in Manchester, and then directed the university libraries of Guyana, the University of Westminster and finally the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. He published forty books in English and in Hungarian as well as forty translations. His awards include: the Middle Cross of Hungary, the József Attila Prize, the Arany János Prize, and the Füst Milán Prize. He is the author of Danubius Danubia and Dictionary of Dictionaries. His present field of research is Hungarian-Irish historical connections.