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Ede Szigligeti (1814–1878)

Szigligeti, Ede (sēg-lē-get’ē); true name Joseph Szatmáry. A Hungarian dramatist; born at Nagy Varad [Grosswardein], March 18, 1814; died at Pesth, Jan. 19, 1878. He wrote about 100 plays between 1834 and 1872. Several of his comedies and tragedies were crowned by the Academy. Among his best dramas are: ‘The Deserter’; ‘A Brace of Pistols’; ‘The Jew’; ‘The Foundling.’ He wrote also: ‘The Drama and its Different Forms’ (1874); ‘Biographies of Hungarian Actors’ (1878).