Louis Kossuth

Standard Name: Kossuth, Louis
Used Form: Lajos Kossuth


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Dedications Emmuska, Baroness Orczy
Emma, Baroness Orczy , dedicated her second Hungarian novel, A Bride of the Plains, to the memory of Louis Kossuth , the national hero who liberated Hungary from the yoke of the Austrian empire...
Friends, Associates Jessie White Mario
While visiting Italy, JWM stayed with Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning at Casa Guidi. (Years later they had an unpleasant public debate over Italian politics.) She met Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon in Rome, beginning...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Strickland
Elizabeth's circle of acquaintances was very different from that of Agnes. Late in life she often entertained supporters of the Hungarian nationalist leader Lajos or Louis Kossuth (who lived in exile in England after Hungary...


14 April 1849
Hungary, under the revolutionary leadership of Louis Kossuth , became an autonomous reformed state, deposing the Austrian Emperor Francis Joseph .
13 August 1849
Hungary was reconquered for the Hapsburgs when the Hungarian army surrendered to the Russian commander.