Janko Matuska

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Birthday
10, 1821
Birthplace
Slovakia
DEATH DATE
Jan 11, 1877 (56)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
10, 1821
Birthplace
Slovakia
DEATH DATE
Jan 11, 1877 (56)

About

Nineteenth-century author, activist, court clerk, and writer of the Slovak national anthem. His literary works include Puchovska skala (poetry) and Zhoda liptovska (prose).

Before Fame

He attended the Bratislava Lutheran Lyceum but left the school in protest after a professor was fired for holding Slovak nationalist views.

Trivia

He published ten poetry books over the course of his career.

Family Life

He was born in Dolny Kubin, Slovakia. He died in his hometown on the day after his fifty-sixth birthday.

Associated With

He and John Agard are both known for their poetic works.