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Famous Slovak Poets - Famous Poets from Slovak Republic

This famous Slovak poets section is an educational source of information and inspiration featuring reknown Slovak poets. Here you will find famous poets of our time and times past from Slovak Republic.

 
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Botto, Ján

Ján Botto was a Slovak poet, writer of Štúr generation and co-founder of the first Slovak gymnasium in Revúca .
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Brezina, Ján

Ján Brezina (January 1, 1917 – August 4, 1997) was a Slovak poet, literally historian and theoretician.
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Chalupka, Samo

Samo Chalupka (27 February 1812, Horná Lehota, Brezno District - 19 May 1883, Horná Lehota) was a Slovak romantic poet .
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Feldek, Lubomír

Lubomír Feldek (* 9 October 1936, Žilina, Czechoslovakia ) is a Slovak poet, writer, playwright, and translator. He is married to Olga Feldeková .
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Hodža, Michal Miloslav

Michal Miloslav Hodža (22 September 1811, Rakša, Kingdom of Hungary – 26 March 1870 in Cieszyn, Austria-Hungary ) was a Slovak national revivalist, Protestant priest, poet, linguist, and representative of the Slovakian national movement in 1840's as a member of "the trinity" Štúr – Hurban – Hodža. Michal Miloslav Hodža is also the uncle of the Czechoslovak politician Milan Hodža .
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Hollý, Ján

Ján Hollý (24 March 1785, Borský Mikuláš – 14 April 1849, Dobrá Voda ) was a Slovak poet and translator. He was the first greater Slovak poet to write exclusively in the newly standardized literary Slovak language. His predecessors mostly wrote in various regional versions of Czech, Slovakized Czech or Latin. Hollý translated Virgil 's Aeneid and wrote his own epic poetry in alexandrine verse to show that the Slovak language recently standardized by Anton Bernolák was capable of expressing complex poetic forms.
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Hudák, Pavol

Pavol Hudák (* 7 October 1959, Vranov nad Toplou, Czechoslovakia – died 18 January 2011, Poprad, Slovakia ) was a Slovak poet, journalist and publicist .
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Jesenský, Janko

Janko Jesenský (December 30, 1874 in Túrócszentmárton, Kingdom of Hungary (present day Martin, Slovakia ) – December 27, 1945 in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia ) was a Slovak lower nobleman, poet, prose writer, translator, and politician. He was a prominent member of the Slovak national movement .
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Kollár, Ján

Ján Kollár (29 July 1793 in Mošovce (Mosóc), Kingdom of Hungary, Habsburg Monarchy, now Slovakia – 24 January 1852 in Vienna, Austrian Empire ) was a Slovak writer (mainly poet), archaeologist, scientist, politician, and main ideologist of Pan-Slavism .
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Krasko, Ivan

Ivan Krasko (real name Ján Botto, pseudonyms Bohdana J. Potokinová, Ivan Krasko, Janko Cigán, 12 July 1876 in Lukovištia (Lukovistye) – 3 March 1958 in Bratislava ) was a Slovak poet, translator and representative of modernism in Slovakia.
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Krcméry, Štefan

Štefan Krcméry (pseudonyms Eška, Ján Jesom, Ujo Štefan et al.) (26 December 1892 – 17 February 1955) was a Slovak poet, literary critic, historian, journalist, translator, and administrator of Matica slovenská. He was born in Mošovce (then Mosóc) and died in Pezinok .
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Kuniak, Juraj

Juraj Kuniak (born 2 July 1955) is a Slovak poet and writer. He was born in Košice, Slovakia.
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Matúška, Janko

Janko Matúška (* 10 January 1821, Dolný Kubín, † 11 January 1877, Dolný Kubín) was a Slovak poet, activist, occasional playwright, and clerk of the court. He is best known as the author of the Slovak national anthem, Nad Tatrou sa blýska ("Lightning Over the Tatras ") based on melody of Slovak folk song Kopala studienku .
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Nedožier, Vavrinec Benedikt z

Vavrinec Benedikt z Nedožier (Czech : Vavrinec Benedikt z Nudožer (Nedožer, Nedožier, Nudožerinus), Hungarian : Benedicti M. Lorinc ; 1555, Nedožery (Hungarian : Nedozser, Nádasér-Berzseny ), Kingdom of Hungary, now Slovakia – June 4, 1615, Prague, Bohemia, now Czech Republic ) was a Slovak mathematician, teacher, poet, translator and philologist settled in Bohemia .
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Országh-Hviezdoslav, Pavol

Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav (February 2, 1849 - November 8, 1921) was a Slovak poet, dramatist, translator and for a short time member of the Czechoslovak parliament. First, he wrote in traditional style, but later became influenced by parnassism and modernism .
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Rakovský, Martin

Márton Rakovszky de Rákó was a Renaissance era Hungarian poet and humanist scholar who lived in what is modern day Slovakia during the mid 16th century. He used the Rakóczy as pen-name, as the name of the family-estate was called "Rakouch," where the name "Rákóc" derives from.
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Rázus, Martin

Martin Rázus (pseudonym : Mrazák ) (18 October 1888, Liptovský Mikuláš - 8 August 1937, Brezno) was a Slovak poet, dramatist, writer, politician and evangelical priest
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Rúfus, Milan

Milan Rúfus (December 10, 1928 – January 11, 2009) was a Slovak poet, essayist, translator, children's writer and academic.
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Safárik, Pavel Jozef

Pavol Jozef Šafárik (Safáry, Schaffáry, Schafary, Saf(f)arik, Šafarík, Szafarzik ; Czech : Pavel Josef Šafarík ; German : Paul Joseph Schaffarik ; Serbian : ; Latin : Paulus Josephus Schaffarik ; Hungarian : Pál József Safarik ; 13 May 1795, Kobeliarovo (Kisfeketepatak), Slovakia, then Kingdom of Hungary – 26 June 1861, Prague ) was a Slovak philologist, poet, one of the first scientific Slavists ; literary historian, historian and ethnographer .
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Sinapius-Horcicka, Daniel

Daniel Sinapius-Horcicka was a Slovak baroque writer, poet, dramatist, composer of hymns and evangelical Protestant preacher who lived during the mid 17th century in what is modern Slovakia.
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Sládkovic, Andrej

Andrej Sládkovic (born as Andrej Braxatoris, pseudonyms Andrej Braxatoris-Sládkovic, Andrej Sládkovic, Ondrej Krasislav Sládkovic, 30 March 1820, in Krupina (Korpona) – 20 April 1872, in Radvan near Banská Bystrica ) was a Slovak poet, critic, publicist and translator.
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Stúr, Ludovít

Ludovít Štúr (Slovak pronunciation:  ['udovit 'tur]  (listen ) ; Hungarian : Stur Lajos ; 28 October 1815, Uhrovec (Zayugróc), nearby Bánovce nad Bebravou (Bán) – 12 January 1856, Modra (Modor)), known in his era as Ludevít Velislav Štúr, was the leader of the Slovak national revival in the 19th century, the author of the Slovak language standard eventually leading to the contemporary Slovak literary language. Štúr was an organizer of the Slovak volunteer campaigns during the 1848 Revolution, he was also politician, poet, journalist, publisher, teacher, philosopher, linguist and member of the Hungarian Parliament.
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Válek, Miroslav

Miroslav Válek (July 17, 1927 – January 27, 1991) was a Slovak poet, publicist and politician. He was also the Minister of Culture in the government of Slovak Socialistic Republic within the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic.
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Záry, Stefan

Štefan Žáry (December 12, 1918, Poniky – August 25, 2007, Bratislava ) was a Slovak poet, prosaist, translator and essayist; author of erotic lyric poetry, patriotic and anti-war poems, reminiscential prose. In his patriotic poems, he expressed his disappointment of a civilization progress. He translated mainly French literature .

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