Szilágyi Sándor

Birth: 1827


Szilágyi Sándor (Cluj, August 30, 1827 - Budapest, January 12, 1899) is a Hungarian historian, son of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, historian Ferenc Szilágyi (1797-1876). He continued his high school studies in his native country, and from 1841 he completed a four-year course in philosophy and law, where in the last year he was also charged with teaching German in the upper syntax and rhetoric (4th and 5th) classes. During this time he learned French. 1845 June 26, Cluj Cluj. On a royal board, Hartzói swore an admirer beside Judge Gálfalvi Imre. 1846 On July 8th, he was recruited as royal royal mistress and trained here in various branches. December 28, Honorary Sworn Registrar, 1848 On February 9th, he was appointed as a chief medical officer in the General Court.

After the events in March, he served as a militant for a while in the food department. Shortly thereafter, leaving Cluj, he went to Pest and became a member of the Pest News and Life Images, but he was not here permanently, but in the meantime he turned to Szeged and several rural towns as well. After the War of Independence he returned to Pest. He dedicated his entire time to his literary work. In 1850, he founded a magazine titled Hungarian Memorials to concentrate the scattered writer's powers around him. Six booklets appeared in the first half of the year; then Szilágyi himself published this magazine, but only the first booklet could be displayed because most of the specimens were confiscated by the police and banned by the company.

The continuation of this was the booklet of Hungarian Writers, which was also published and edited by Szilágyi in the second half of 1850; out of this, only four booklets were published because it was banned. (This book was published separately with the title "The Hungarian Writers Album"). Pest Röpívek, a book of Hungarian writers from fiction, life and fashion, continued; this weekend started on October 6, 1850, and number 10, which is the title of Pest Arcs. was the last to be banned after 11th. The editor was banned from Pest for the first time, and his father, the official editor of the official Magyar Hírlap, was barely able to withdraw, and now he was threatened with a statement before the military court to continue editing. Since he could not publish a weekly journal, he edited a literary yearbook titled Nagyenyedi Album (1851. In Budapest, his second volume was confiscated. His subscribers were later compensated by the almanac fish entitled Women Book 1853. Compiled from the confiscated volume II). In July 1851 he made another attempt with the Pest Booklets, but it was unsuccessful, only a number appeared, it was confiscated and he did not get a concession to continue.

1852 On September 20th, he was elected as a teacher of mathematics at the Reformed College in Kecskemét. 1853 On June 4, the Church Council of Nagyk?rös invited the Department of Geography and History. He was willing to accept this invitation because of his colleagues from Pest: Ferenc Mentovich, Ferenc Mentovich, Károly Szabó, Solomon, Ballagi; he remained in this position for 14 years (1853-67); In addition to the two subjects mentioned above, after the departure of Gold, Hungarian literature was taught at the beginning of the 1960s, as well as Gábor Báthori Bishop for a while. In addition to teaching, he also worked in the field of literature. The Hungarian Academy of Sciences 1857. He was elected a correspondent on December 15th (18th May 1873 ; he was also a member of the Literary and Historical Committees). 1867 On 16 June, Baron Eötvös, Minister of Justice, appointed a secretary to the Ministry of Education and Public Education, and then taught history at the Ludovika Academy for several years.

After moving to Pest, he was even more enthusiastic about storytelling and sorting the source works. He held a memorial speech several times over the Academy's deceased members. 1875 On October 6th he was elected secretary of the Hungarian Historical Society and entrusted the editing of his magazine Századok from the 8th booklet of 1875. The corporation's material and intellectual development has endless merit. In 1878 he started the quarterly magazine The Historical Library, and in 1885, the Hungarian Historical Biographies (1889-1899), which published more historical studies in five booklets.

His literary works include the creation of a great illustrated work on the history of the Hungarian nation, which began in 10 volumes in 1895 with facial and landscape images, analogues and richly illustrated signatures. It is a great merit that he founded a whole historical school with encouragement, direction and leadership, including, among others, the most famous members of Árpád Károlyi, Lajos Thallóczy, László Fejérpataky, Lajos Szádeczky-Kardoss, Acsády, Gyula Schönherr, Samba Barabás, Antal Áldásy.

1878 On October 7, he was appointed Director of the Royal Hungarian University of Science and Sciences. In 1895, the University of Cluj-Napoca was awarded an honorary doctorate in 1896. on 2 June in Vienna and it is. elected as a foreign correspondent of the Academy of Sciences. He was vice president of the Hungarian Heraldic and Genealogical Society and the Szekler Cultural and Economic Association. On November 26, 1896, he won the title of Ministerial Counselor. In 1897, in honor of his seventeenth birthday, he was honored with a bronze medal, which was presented to him by the Hungarian Historical Society on 21 June.

His most famous work is "The History of the Hungarian Nation", whose editor-in-chief was. Publisher: Athenaeum Literary and Printing Company, published in Budapest between 1894 and 1898.


József Szinnyei : Life and Works of Hungarian Writers XIII. (Steiner Télfy). Budapest: Hornyánszky. 1909th.

Ágnes Judit Szilágyi (2007): Interesting personalities, memorable debates in Hungarian historiography, 27 historical portraits, Budapest, Palatinus, 17-21.

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