WRITER

Ľudovít Štúr

1815 - 1856

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Ľudovít Velislav Štúr (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈʎudɔʋiːt ˈʃtuːɾ]; Hungarian: Stur Lajos; 28 October 1815 – 12 January 1856), known in his era as Ludevít Štúr, was a Slovakian revolutionary politician and writer. As a leader of the Slovak national revival in the 19th century, and the author of the Slovak language standard, he is lauded as one of the most important figures in Slovak history. Štúr was an organizer of the Slovak volunteer campaigns during the Hungarian Revolution of 1848. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ľudovít Štúr has received more than 117,560 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Ľudovít Štúr is the 1,117th most popular writer (down from 914th in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from Slovakia (down from 22nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Slovak Writer.

Ľudovít Štúr is most famous for being a Slovak patriot and reformer who created the Slovak language and wrote the first codified grammar. He also led the Slovak National Council and was a member of the Slovak Diet.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Ľudovít Štúr ranks 1,117 out of 5,794Before him are Ibn Khallikan, Sam Shepard, Aristophanes of Byzantium, Poul Anderson, Jean Giono, and Joseph Karo. After him are Danielle Steel, Lü Dongbin, James Baldwin, Saint Gall, William Carlos Williams, and Jaan Kross.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1815, Ľudovít Štúr ranks 13Before him are Adolph Menzel, Johann Jakob Bachofen, Thomas Couture, Ildefons Cerdà, Louis-Jules Trochu, and Julia Margaret Cameron. After him are Lorenz von Stein, Ernest Meissonier, Josip Juraj Strossmayer, Giuseppina Strepponi, Princess Elisabeth of Prussia, and Constantin von Tischendorf. Among people deceased in 1856, Ľudovít Štúr ranks 9Before him are Amedeo Avogadro, Adolphe Adam, Max Stirner, Nikolai Lobachevsky, Paul Delaroche, and Ivan Paskevich. After him are Étienne Cabet, Manuela Sáenz, 11th Dalai Lama, Théodore Chassériau, Florestan I, Prince of Monaco, and David d'Angers.

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In Slovakia

Among people born in Slovakia, Ľudovít Štúr ranks 25 out of 298Before him are Ármin Vámbéry (1832), Milan Rastislav Štefánik (1880), Rudolf Schuster (1934), Cornel Wilde (1912), Tibor Sekelj (1912), and Vojtech Tuka (1880). After him are Vladimír Mečiar (1942), Andrej Babiš (1954), Zuzana Čaputová (1973), Ján Kollár (1793), Ernst von Dohnányi (1877), and Andrej Hlinka (1864).

Among WRITERS In Slovakia

Among writers born in Slovakia, Ľudovít Štúr ranks 3Before him are Pavel Jozef Šafárik (1795) and Tibor Sekelj (1912). After him are Ján Kollár (1793), Bálint Balassi (1554), Vladimír Clementis (1902), Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav (1849), Kálmán Mikszáth (1847), Imre Madách (1823), Anton Bernolák (1762), Lajos Kassák (1887), and Jozef Miloslav Hurban (1817).