Kisfaludy Karoly (Kisfaludy Kroly)( Hungarian novelist and playwright.)
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Biography Kisfaludy Karoly (Kisfaludy Kroly)
Born February 5, 1788 in Tete (Gyе-r). During the Napoleonic wars, the officer fought in Italy and Germany. A talented artist, some time he lived in Vienna, earning his living by painting. Influenced by the Austrian playwright KT Kerner (1791-1813) wrote the tragedy Clara Zach (Zch Klra). Later moved to Pest, wrote the play, t.ch. Maria Sich (Szcsi Mria), Grooms (A krk) and Voevoda Shtibor (Stibor vajda). Play Tatars in Hungary (A tatrok Magyarorszgon), the author has brought the greatest success, was first staged in 1818. Among his dramatic works - Rebels (A prttk), Simon Kemeny (Kemny Simon) and Killer (A gyilkos). Kisfaludy was a leading figure in the literary life of the country at that time. Its activities are closely linked to the literary miscellany 'Aurora' ( 'Aurora'), the editor of which he remained until his death. Grouped around the almanac Kisfaludy eponymous literary circle for the first time made the center of Pest, literary and artistic life of Hungary. Kisfaludy also owns a number of novels and short stories. Established in his honor in 1836 'Society Kisfaludy' until recently, remained the leading literary organization in Hungary. Died in Pest Kisfaludy November 21, 1830.