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Berzsenyi Dániel


Dániel Berzsenyi (born May 7, 1776, Egyházashetye, Hung., died Feb. 24, 1836, Nikla) poet who first successfully introduced classical metres and themes in Hungarian poetry. Berzsenyi was a country squire who lived far from any town and was for many years unconnected with any literary circle. His activity as a poet was discovered by chance, and he became known through the efforts of Ferenc Kazinczy, a leading advocate…

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