Andris Grof was born in Budapest in 1936, "survived both the Nazis and the Soviet crackdown on the 1956 Hungarian revolution. His escape to Austria and then to the United States where he became Andy Grove, was the subject of an engaging memoir, Swimming Across, in which he marvels that someone who a few years before was a refuggee fleeing across plowed fields could become Time magazine's Man of the Year: "I've continued to be amazed that as I progressed through school and my career, no one has ever resented my success on account of my being an immigrant.

— Andy Grove  

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