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Ferencz Toldy

Toldy, Ferencz (fĕˈrĕnts tôlˈdĭ) [key], 1805–75, father of Hungarian literary history. Toldy edited various literary journals and founded (1842) Nemzeti Könyvtár [national library] to produce the critical edition of Hungary's classic poets. He also wrote two histories of Hungarian literature (1851, 1864–65), a Hungarian grammar (1866), and a manual of Magyar poetry (1876).

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