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Author: Szendrey, Julia

Spouse/other names:Petöfi (1e)
Year of birth:1828
Year of death:1868
About her personal situation:Daughter of an estate superintendent, Szendrey first married the great national poet Sandor Petofi who addressed many poems to her. After Petofi's death, she married the historian Arpad Horvath. Her second marriage caused social ostracism and was deeply unhappy. She separated from her second husband and died early of cancer.

Countries:Hungary - Austro-Hungarian Empire
Relations to other authors:

About her professional situation:translator from danish (Andersen); and translator from french décrite comme GS hongroise
Elements of bibliography:Cf. - Sebe-Madacsy in George Sand lue à l'étranger; - Martonyi in Le chantier de GS - Fabri, Anna. 'A szep tiltott taj fele': A magyar ironok tortenete a ket szazadfordulo kozott (1795-1905) /Towards the beautiful forbidden land (1795-1905). Budapest: Kortars, 1996.
Websites: Wikipedia on her (Hung.)

Editors: Suzan van Dijk (update on 12 December 2009)
Zsuzsanna Varga (update on 10 May 2011)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 22 January 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 15 March 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 16 March 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 17 March 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 25 March 2012)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Fairy tales of H.C. Andersen ()
E 2 *Julia Szendrey, the author ()
E 3 Eredeti elbeszelesei (1909)
E 4 Ismeretlen naploja, levelei es halalos agyan tett vallomasa / Journals, letters and confession on her deathbed (1930)

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Sand, George   -   *George Sand, the author
Xreception 2 Sand, George   -   La Tour de Percemont
Xreception 3 Sand, George   -   Marianne Chevreuse