Ernö Vajda
Budapest (Hungary), 28.12.1889 - Budapest (Hungary), 25.02.1980
He studied at the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Humanities of the Royal Hungarian University in Budapest between 1908 and 1912. As a lawyer, he successfully represented the interests of the family and the state in the probate proceedings of Béla Bartók. In addition to his practice as a lawyer from 1918 to 1977, he worked for the Botanical Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, developing his natural history photographic documentation to an internationally recognized artistic level.