Sandor Petofi (1 January 1823 – 31 July 1849 / Kiskőrös)
Sándor Petőfi (born as Petrovics, Hungarian: Petőfi Sándor; pronounced [ˈpɛtøːfi ˈʃaːndor ]; Slovak: Alexander Petrovič Serbian: Александар Петровић; was a Hungarian poet and liberal revolutionary. He is considered as Hungary's national poet and he was one of the key figures of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848. He is the author of the "Nemzeti dal" (National Poem), the poem said to have inspired the revolution in the Kingdom of Hungary that grew into a war for independence from the Austrian Empire. It is most likely that he died in the ... more »
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