Lajos Kossuth de Udvard et Kossuthfalva (English: Louis Kossuth; 19 September, 1802 – 20 March, 1894) was a Hungarian lawyer, journalist, politician and Governor-President of Hungary in 1849. He was widely honored during his lifetime, including in the United Kingdom and the United States, as a freedom fighter and bellwether of democracy in Europe.
- History is the revelation of providence.
- Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 278.
Quotes about Kossuth
- For the first time after a long period we meet with a truly revolutionary figure, a man who in the name of his people dares to accept the challenge of a desperate struggle, who for his nation is Danton and Carnot in one person — Lajos Kossuth.
|Wikisource has the text of the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica article Kossuth, Lajos.|