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Gabriel Döbrentey (1785–1851)

Döbrentey, Gabriel (dė-bren’tā-ē). A Hungarian journalist-poet (1785–1851); born at Nagyszölös. His many songs, odes, epigrams, elegies, etc., despite their frequent turgidity, must be ranked with the better specimens of the national literature, and not a few of them were translated into foreign languages; e.g., ‘The Alpine Violet’ and the ‘Hussar Songs.’ He rendered valuable service to the Hungarian stage by introducing the plays of Shakespeare and Schiller.