Investigative journalist Krisztina Ferenczi is dead at age 65

July 15, 2015


Journalist and author Krisztina Ferenczi passed away on Thursday at the age of 65 following a long battle with a terminal illness. Details of her funeral have not yet been announced.

Ferenczi graduated from the College of Theater and Film and worked at theaters around Hungary, in Debrecen, Budapest, Pécs, Békéscsaba, and Szeged.

She left theater in 1990 and became a journalist, writing for a number of Hungarian newspapers, including Népszava and Népszabadság.

Ferenczi became well-known for her investigative articles (and later books) on the businesses and wealth of the family of current Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.

Her first book about the Orbán family’s business interests, Szüret, was published in 2006. In 2014, she published Narancsbőr, a follow-up to Szüret.