Janos Arany

Janos Arany

Born: March 2, 1817

Died: October 22, 1882

Nationality: Hungarian

Occupation: Journalist, writer, poet, translator, teacher

Biography: János Arany, was a Hungarian journalist, writer, poet, and 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.