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Ludovít Stúr Biography | Poet

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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.