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Mór Jókai

Hungarian writer

1825   -   1904

country of citizenship: Hungary
occupation: writer, playwright, politician, journalist
position held: member of the National Assembly of Hungary

Móric Jókay de Ásva ([ˈmoːr ˈjoːkɒi], known as Mór Jókai; 18 February 1825 – 5 May 1904), outside Hungary also known as Maurus Jokai or Mauritius Jókai, was a Hungarian dramatist, novelist 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.
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Egy magyar nábob

novel by Mór Jókai

author: Mór Jókai


Poor Plutocrats

Hungarian novel written by Mór Jókai published in 1860, translated into English by R. Nisbet Bain in 1899

author: Mór Jókai


A cigánybáró


author: Mór Jókai


Kárpáthy Zoltán

1854 novel written by Mór Jókai

author: Mór Jókai


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