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András Fáy (1786–1864)

Fáy, András (fī or fäy). A Hungarian poet and novelist; born at Kohány (Zemplin), May 30, 1786; died on July 26, 1864. His volume of poems ‘New Garland’ (1818) established his fame as a poet, and his prose ‘Fables’ (1820) attained a wider popularity. Among his dramatic works are the tragedy ‘The Two Báthorys’ (1827); and several comedies, the most notable being ‘The Old Coins; or the Transylvanians in Hungary’ (1824), and ‘The Hunt in the Matra’ (1860). His social novel, ‘The House of the Béltekys’ (2 vols., 1832), and a number of short stories, entitle him to a place among the masters of Hungarian prose.