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 (kŏs′o͞oth′, kô′sho͝ot′), Lajos 1802-1894.
Hungarian revolutionary leader who sought Hungary's independence from Austria. Declaring the Habsburg dynasty invalid, he briefly led a provisional government (1849) until Russia interceded on Austria's behalf.
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(Hungarian ˈkoʃuːt)
(Biography) Lajos (ˈlɔjoʃ). 1802–94, Hungarian statesman. He led the revolution against Austria (1848) and was provisional governor (1849), but he fled when the revolt was suppressed (1849)
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(ˈkɒs uθ, kəˈsuθ)

La•jos (ˈlɔ yoʊʃ) 1802–94, Hungarian patriot.
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(11) Tibor Frank, 'Lajos Kossuth and the Hungarian Exiles in London', in Sabine Freitag (ed.) Exiles from European Revolutions: Refugees in Mid-Victorian England (NY/Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2005), pp.
After the uprisings of 1848 against the royal houses of Europe failed, Lajos Kossuth came to seek support for the cause of Hungarian democracy.
The new Hungarian government was led by Lajos Kossuth and its Army held their own against the Habsburg forces; but their cause was lost when Tsar Nicholas I sent in over 200,000 men to support the Habsburgs.
He became close friends with leading political thinkers of the day including Italian general and politician Giuseppe Garibaldi, Italian revolutionary Felice Orsini and Hungarian revolutionary Lajos Kossuth, all of whom visited him on Tyneside.
On the occasion of 15 March, the Day of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848, the memorial honoring Sandor Petofi, a national hero and poet, in the street named after him in Skopje's neighborhood of Dracevo, and the plaque commemorating the Hungarian freedom fighter and statesman Lajos Kossuth in the street in Skopje's municipality of Gazi Baba bearing his name were revisited by the staff of the Hungarian Embassy.
In later years, Guiseppe Garibaldi and Lajos Kossuth were among famous people entertained at Stella Hall which, home of Sir Joseph Cowen MP.
It was Ottoman Sultan AbdE-lmecid who said "I would give up my crown, my throne, but I would never extradite those who have taken refuge in my state" when Austria and Russia pressured Turkey to surrender Lajos Kossuth and other Hungarian revolutionary refugees in the 19th century.
Lik Gallery [37 Lajos Kossuth Str., Open: Mon-Fri 11am-7pm, Sat 11am-6pm, tel.: 02/ 470 12 34]
The posters of the MKP exploited national symbols and portrayed heroes such as Ferenc Rakoczi, Lajos Kossuth and Sandor Pet[??]fi, and the participants of political meetings also carried the portraits of Hungarian historical figures, alongside pictures of the party's leaders.
During his academic career he taught at Lajos Kossuth University, Debrecen, Hungary, where he was chair of the English Department between 1968 end 1971.