Péter Pázmány, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Péter Pázmány

Hungarian Catholic cardinal, theologian and statesman

Date of Birth: 04-Oct-1570

Place of Birth: Oradea, Bihor County

Date of Death: 19-Mar-1637

Profession: writer, Catholic priest, translator, university teacher, philosopher

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Péter Pázmány

  • Péter Pázmány, S.J.
  • (also called de Panasz in some sources; Hungarian: panaszi Pázmány Péter, pronounced ['p?n?si 'pa?zma?? 'pe?t?r]; Latin: Petrus Pazmanus; German: Peter Pazman; Slovak: Peter Pázman; 4 October 1570 – 19 March 1637), was a Hungarian Jesuit who was a noted philosopher, theologian, cardinal, pulpit orator and statesman.
  • He was an important figure in the Counter-Reformation in Royal Hungary. Pázmány's most important legacy was his creation of the Hungarian literary language.
  • As an orator he was dubbed "the Hungarian Cicero in the purple".
  • In 1867, a street in Vienna, the Pazmanitengasse, was named after him.

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