About me:

I am an archivist, genealogist and historian. I graduated of the Faculty of Philosophy of Presov University in history and archival science (includes for example genealogy, heraldry, paleography, chronology, sigillography, codicology, diplomatics, numismatics, metrology etc.). Several years I worked in the Archives of City of Kosice, State Archive in Kosice and in National Biographical Institute of Slovak National Library. Genealogy was a part of my job description. I am a member of Slovak Historical Society, Slovak Genealogical-Heraldic Society, Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), CzechoSlovak Genealogical Society International (CGSI), Society of Slovak Archivists, Slovak Graphology Society.

In 2008 I cooperated in the project "Catalogue of Patents of Arms in Slovakia" for Slovak Genealogical-Heraldic Society.

I am co-author of three Slovak encyclopedies: Encyclopedia of Slovak Towns and Villages. Lučenec: PS-LINE, 2005; Biographical Vocabulary of Slovakia 6. Martin: Národný biografický ústav, Slovenská národná knižnica, 2017; Biographical Vocabulary of Slovak Archivists. Bratislava: Spoločnosť slovenských archivárov, 2020.

In 2018 I edited a manuscript from 1911 about dowsing: KRAJŇÁK Eduard. Prutkárstvo (Ed. RÍMSKY Marek). Košice: Vienala, 2018. ISBN 978-80-8126-159-6.

In 2019 I cooperated in a project for American Ancestors & New England Historic Genealogical Society.

From 2012 I process of archival funds of´Michael Lacko´Center of Spirituality East-West in Košice, Scientific and Research Center of Theological Faculty of Trnava University.

Publications about genealogy and heraldry:

  •  Non-traditional month´s names in Hungarian language. In Genealogicko-heraldický hlas (Journal of Slovak Genealogical-Heraldic Society), No. 1-2/2011, p. 64. ISSN 1335-0137.
  • Professor Jozef Novák´s 80 Year Anniversary. In Naše rodina/Our Family (Quarterly of the Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International), September 2011, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 98 - 99. ISSN 1045-8190.
  • The true about the Kosice origin of American actress Angelina Jolie. In Genealogicko-heraldický hlas (Journal of Slovak Genealogical-Heraldic Society). No. 1/2012, pp. 51-52. ISSN 1335-0137.
  • Possibilities of genealogical research in Košice Region Archives. In Naše rodina/“Our Family“ (Quarterly of the Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International), 2015, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 101 - 106. ISSN 1045 – 8190.
  • Odry Family and their Patent of Arms. In Genealogicko-heraldický hlas (Journal of Slovak Genealogical-Heraldic Society), Vol. 26, No. 1/2016, pp. 24 – 34. ISSN 1335-0137.



You can read about me (sorry, but only in Slovak language) on Regional Newspapers "Kosicky Vecer" (Kosice Evening) https://korzar.sme.sk/c/5772076/genealog-marek-rimsky-prekutrava-archivy-a-matriky.html or on Slovak economic weekly "Trend" https://podnikanie.etrend.sk/kreativne/do-erbu-si-mozete-dat-aj-futbalovu-loptu.html