Petőfi, Sándor

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Sándor Petőfi
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Name
Petőfi, Sándor Gender: M
Alexander Petrovics
born on 1 January 1823 at 00:00 (= 12:00 midnight )
Place Kiskörös, Hungary, 46n38, 19e17
Timezone LMT m19e17 (is local mean time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Wemyss
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 09°47' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 00°19 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 07°19'



Biography

Hungarian patriot, a soldier, actor, journalist, lyric poet and author of short stories, dramas and a novel.

He gained notoriety with his publication of "Versek" in 1844.

His poem "Nemzeti dal" ("National Song"), read at a public gathering in Pest on 15 March 1848, helped inspire the Hungarian revolution of that year.

Petofi was presumed dead after a battle at Segesvár, Transylvania on 31 July 1849 at a youthful 26.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 15 March 1848 in Budapest (Public reading of "Nemzeti dal" poem)
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  • Death, Mysterious 31 July 1849 in Segesvár (Presumed dead after battle, age 26)
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Source Notes

Wemyss No.91, Midnight between 1822 and 1823, according to "Fests Ellung Der Litera Urgeschichte." Americana Encyclopedia gives January 1, 1823.

"Petőfi", by Anton N. Nyerges (Hungarian Cultural Foundation, 1973, p. 12) states "Sándor Petőfi was born on New Year's, shortly after midnight, in 1823 in the town of Kiskörös."

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Short Life less than 29 Yrs (Age 26)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection

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