Sándor Petőfi (Alexander Petrovics)

Sándor Petőfi

Biography Sándor Petőfi (1823 - 1849)

Hungarian poet and liberal revolutionary

Also known as: Alexander Petrovics.
Also called: Alexander Petrovič.
Was born on 01 jan 1823.
Died on 31 jul 1849, at 26 years old.
Origin country Uruguay

Sándor Petőfi was a Hungarian poet and liberal revolutionary. He is considered Hungary's national poet, and was one of the key figures of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848. He is the author of the Nemzeti dal (National Song), which is 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 Battle of Segesvár, one of the last battles of the war.
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