Péter Pázmány

Philosopher, Organization founder

1570 – 1637

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Who was Péter Pázmány?

Péter Pázmány, S.J., was a Hungarian Jesuit who was a noted philosopher, theologian, cardinal, pulpit orator and statesman. He was an important figure in the Counter-Reformation in Royal Hungary.

Pázmány's most important legacy was his creation of the Hungarian literary language. As an orator he was dubbed "the Hungarian Cicero in the purple". In 1867, a street in Vienna, the Pazmanitengasse, was named after him.

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Born
Oct 4, 1570
Oradea
Also known as
  • Peter Pazmany
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • Kingdom of Hungary
Profession
Died
Mar 19, 1637
Bratislava
Resting place
St. Martin's Cathedral, Bratislava

Submitted
on July 23, 2013