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 (pĕt′ə-fē, pĕ′tœ-), Sándor Originally Sándor Petrovics. 1823-1849.
Hungarian lyric poet and revolutionary hero best known for his patriotic songs and the epic poem Janos the Hero (1845).


(Hungarian ˈpɛtøːfi)
(Biography) Sándor (ˈʃaːndor). 1823–49, Hungarian lyric poet and patriot


(ˈpɛt əˌfi)

Sán•dor (ˈʃɑn dɔr) (Sándor Petrovics), 1823–49, Hungarian poet and patriot.
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Sandor Petofi was one of the key figures of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848.
In the framework of the present contract of business, a building complex, transport network and spatial arrangement, which is an integral part of the reconstruction of Debrecen and the development of Petofi Square, is realized, and Debrecen, Fzesabony - Debrecen II.
On the occasion of 15 March, Hungary's National Day, the plaque commemorating the Hungarian freedom fighter and statesman Lajos Kossuth in the street bearing his name in the Madzari quarter of Gazi Baba district, and the memorial tomb honouring Sandor Petofi, a national hero and poet in the street named after him in the Dracevo district of KiselaVoda were revisited by the staff of the Hungarian Embassy.
By juxtaposing an analysis of Danubian fairytales to the non-Viennese and ex-centric poetry of Nikolaus Lenau, Karl Beck, and Sandor Petofi, Qian specifies this question byway of another, namely, "Ob die Donau, die Waren und Menschen bewegt, auch ein verbindendes Element Osterreichs am [.
Tal vez, como era rebelde y admirador de la Revolucion francesa, este bardo hubiera simpatizado con las aspiraciones nacionalistas que fomento un grupo insigne de poetas del siglo XIX, cuyos versos fueron parte esencial de la busqueda de soberania en sus respectivos paises: Sandor Petofi en Hungria, Adam Mickiewicz en Polonia, Jose Marti en Cuba, Bonaventura Caries Aribau en Cataluna, Nguyen Dinh Chieu en Vietnam.
The book was launched at least twice, once in the Petofi Literary Museum in Budapest in April 2014 and again in the Hungarian Culture Centre in London.
In Hungary, he had not been a passive protector of these ideals, but belonged to the Petofi Circle, a group of writers and journalists who helped pave the way for the anticommunist uprising in 1956.
His understanding of the emerging nationalities question is admirable; all the more puzzling is his failure to mention the ethnic origins of the Hungarian poetic genius Sandor Petofi (Serbian and Slovak) or the broad ethnic mix of the twelve martyred Hungarian generals in 1849, illustrating the paradoxical appeal of Hungarian nationalism.
The strength of musical observations and linkages is much more compelling in chapter 3, in which Schneider marches resolutely through Hungarian cultural history beginning with national poet Sandor Petofi (1823-1849) and Mihaly Mosonyi identifying literary and sonic images of the Great Hungarian Plain.
Petofi, Alcuni aspetti dell'identita nelle opere di Borges.