Albert Tódor, of Transylvanian Sekler origin, was a secondary-school teacher of mathematics, and human rights and democracy activist in both Romania and Hungary in the 1980s. He was one of the founding editors of the Hungarian samizdat periodical, Határ/idő/napló – Erdélyi figyelő (Deadline Diaries – Transylvanian Monitor), 1987–1989.
He was born in the Hungarian Sekler village of Homoródalmás (Meresti), in Romania. Having finished school there, he went on to study in Székelyudvarhely (Odorheiu Secuiesc), and then in Kolozsvár (Cluj/Clausenburg), where he received an MA in Mathematics at Babes-Bolyai University. In 1984 he moved to Hungary and took a job teaching secondary school in Budapest. In the meantime, he remained active in human rights and charity movements, especially those aiding Romanian residents or emigres. He was one of the main organizers and founders of Transylvania Caritas, Deadline Diaries and S.O.S. (Save Our Settlements) Transylvania, an international solidarity movement to protect thousands of multicultural villages threatened by the demolition plans of Romanian despot, Nicolae Ceausescu, in 1987–89.Albert Tódor died in 2000, at the age of 41, and was buried in his home village in the heart of the traditional Sekler land.
- Meresti, Merești, Romania
- Nóvé, Béla