L'udovit Stur

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Birthday
28, 1815
Birthplace
Slovakia
DEATH DATE
Jan 12, 1856 (40)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
28, 1815
Birthplace
Slovakia
DEATH DATE
Jan 12, 1856 (40)

About

Nineteenth-century author, politician, and leader of the Slovak National Revival. He published his most important work, The Theory of the Slovak language, in the mid-1840s.

Before Fame

He wrote his first poems when he was in his teens. He later studied history, linguistics, and philosophy at the University of Halle.

Trivia

He served as a member of the Hungarian Parliament.

Family Life

He was born to Anna and Samuel Stur in the Kingdom of Hungary. He was later honored with a national funeral.

Associated With

He and Milan Hodza were both Slovak writers.