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Attila József
József in 1924
József in 1924
Native name
József Attila
Born (1905-04-11)11 April 1905
Budapest, Austria-Hungary
Died 3 December 1937(1937-12-03) (aged 32)
Balatonszárszó, Kingdom of Hungary
Resting place Kerepesi Cemetery, Budapest, Hungary
Language Hungarian
Period 1922–1937
Genre Poetry

Attila József ( 11 April 1905 – 3 December 1937) is one of the most famous Hungarian poets of the 20th century. Generally not recognized during his lifetime, József was hailed during the communist era of the 1950s as Hungary's great "proletarian poet" and he has become the best known of the modern Hungarian poets internationally.

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