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Balassi Bálint

Baron Bálint Balassi de Kékkő et Gyarmat (Hungarian: Gyarmati és kékkői báró Balassi Bálint, Slovak: Valentín Balaša)
(Zvolen, Slovakia 1554 - Esztergom 1594)
Hungarian soldier and Renaissance lyric poet. He wrote mostly in Hungarian
(Wikipedia)
András Dósza Farkas
Ferenc Krausz (Budapest)
1938

Esztergom /  Balassi Bálint   Esztergom /  Balassi Bálint

Description

Bronze statue of a man holding a sword in the air. In the upper left corner of the pedestal is the coat of arms of the Balassa-family.

Esztergom - Balassi Bálint

Inscription(s)

gyarmati
BALASSA BÁLINT
1554-1594

vitézek mi lehet
e széles főld felett
szebb dolog a végeknél

translation wanted

állittatták
komárom-esztergom
vármegye vitézei

Signed: dozsa-farkas a
öntötte KRAUSZ FERENC budapest

Annotation

The statue stands at the supposed place were Balassi suffered his deadly injury.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 47°47'50" - E 18°44'20")

Item Code: huke021; Photograph: 6 September 2012
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