Ľudovít Štúr

Politician

1815 – 1856

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Who was Ľudovít Štúr?

Ľudovít Velislav Štúr, known in his era as Ludevít Štúr, was the leader of the Slovak national revival in the 19th century, the author of the Slovak language standard eventually leading to the contemporary Slovak literary language. Štúr was an organizer of the Slovak volunteer campaigns during the 1848 Revolution, he was also politician, poet, journalist, publisher, teacher, philosopher, linguist and member of the Hungarian Parliament.

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Born
Oct 28, 1815
Uhrovec
Also known as
  • Ludovit Stur
Parents
Siblings
Ethnicity
  • Slovaks
Nationality
  • Kingdom of Hungary
Profession
Education
  • Evangelical Lyceum
    (1829 - 1836)
Died
Jan 12, 1856
Modra

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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