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A Hungarian Nabob (Esprios Classics)

A Hungarian Nabob (Esprios Classics)

by Maurus Jókai
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Móric Jókay de Ásva (1825-1904), outside Hungary also known as Maurus Jokai or Mauritius Jókai, was a Hungarian nobleman, novelist, dramatist and revolutionary. He was active participant and a leading personality in the outbreak of Hungarian Liberal Revolution of 1848 in Pest. Jókai's romantic novels became very popular among the elite of Victorian era England; he was often compared to Dickens in the 19th century British press. One of his most famous fans and admirers was Queen Victoria herself. On the re-establishment of the Hungarian constitution by the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867, Jókai took an active part in politics. As a constant supporter of the Tisza administration, not only in parliament, but also as the editor of the government organ, Hon, founded by him in 1863.

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ISBN-13: 9781034022718
Publisher: Blurb
Publication date: 07/28/2021
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.72(d)

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