Silberstein-ötvös, Adolf

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SILBERSTEIN-ÖTVÖS, ADOLF (1845–99), Hungarian editor and author. Born in Budapest, from 1870 Silberstein-Ötvös was editor, for a short period, of the German-language newspaper Temesvárer Zeitung, and later worked for the Pester Journal, Pester Lloyd, and Ungarischer Lloyd. He translated the novels of Jókai and Mikszáth into German, and wrote studies of Aristotle and Gottschall. Much of his own best writing appeared in feuilleton form. His books include Philosophische Briefe an eine Frau (1878) and Im Strome der Zeit (4 vols.; 1894–1905). In Hungarian he wrote Egy pesti Don Juan ("A Don Juan of Budapest," 1885).