Janos Batsanyi

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Birthday
9, 1763
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
May 12, 1845 (82)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
9, 1763
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
May 12, 1845 (82)

About

Hungarian poet who is remembered for a 1785 patriotic poem entitled "The Valour of the Magyars." He also edited a political publication known as the Magyar Museum.

Before Fame

He worked in his early adulthood in the treasury department of the city of Kassa, Hungary.

Trivia

He was imprisoned for two years for his role in a treasonous conspiracy.

Family Life

He was born in Tapolca, near Hungary's Lake Balaton. He wed Austrian poet Gabriella Baumberg in 1805.

Associated With

He translated Napoleon Bonaparte's Hungarian Proclamation and sought asylum in France.