Kálmán Mikszáth

Mikszáth, Kálmán (kälˈmän mĭkˈsät) [key], 1849–1910, Hungarian writer. He wrote witty novels and tales satirizing the decaying gentry and petty civil servants of Hungary before 1914. These include the novel St. Peter's Umbrella (1895, tr. 1900).

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