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The native form of this personal name is Lőwy Izsák. This article uses the Western name order.

Izsák Lőwy (also known as Isaac Lowy) (1793, Nagysurány, Kingdom of Hungary – 8 April 1847, Újpest, Kingdom of Hungary[1]) was a Hungarian industrialist and founder of the city Újpest, now a district of Budapest, Hungary.[2][3] He created the city name Újpest (New Pest). He was the leader of the Jewish community and the town's first judge.[3] In 1866 a street named after Izsák Lőwy in his town (next to present Újpest-Városkapu metro station).



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