The only black soldier of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, 1915

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According to news reports of the time, Simon Perris (also known as Ali Mahmud) was born in either Congo or Senegal and came to Hungary when he was a little boy. Originally he was a servant for a Turkish man who lived in Budapest. After his master’s death, he worked as a porter at a […]

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