Endre Ady

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Birthday
22, 1877
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Jan 27, 1919 (41)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
22, 1877
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Jan 27, 1919 (41)

About

Hungarian poet, journalist, and editor known for his association with an important periodical called The Nyugat. His poetic works, which tend to focus on his native Hungary, religion, and struggle, include The Fleeing Life and Blood and Gold.

Before Fame

He was educated at Calvinist College in Zalau and at Reformed College in Debrecen. He published his debut poetry collection, Versek, in 1899.

Trivia

His third poetry collection, Uj Versek, ushered in the modern era of Hungarian poetry.

Family Life

He married Berta Boncza in 1915. His wife frequently appeared in his poems as a character named "Csinszka."

Associated With

His poetry was influenced by the work of Paul Verlaine and other Symbolist poets.