One of greatest Hungarian poets, JÁNOS ARANY (1817.03.02-1882.10.22). He was the best friend of Sándor Petőfi, and wrote famous epic and lyric works: e.g. the epic trilogy "Toldi", Ballads and Romances, "Őszikék" (last poems) etc. There is a portrait of old Poet (JPG 2696×3294 px)
János Arany-- (archaically English: John Arany; 1817-1882), was a Hungarian journalist, writer, poet, & translator. He is often said to be the "Shakespeare of ballads" – he wrote more than 40 ballads which have been translated into over 50 languages, as well as the Toldi trilogy, to mention his most famous works.
In Hungary today, we shared a doodle for the 19th-century writer and poet János Arany. The doodle shows a scene from one of Arany's best-known epic poems, Toldi. Arany is called the “Shakespeare of ballads”—he wrote more than 40 of them; incidentally, he's also known for his Hungarian translations of three of Shakespeare’s plays.