Miska Magyarics

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Miska Magyarics official name Mihály Magyarics (Slovene: Miška Madjarič, Mihál Madjarič) (31 January 1825 – 8 January 1883) was Hungarian Slovene poet.

Magyarics was born in Mali Dolenci in the Kingdom of Hungary (present day Dolenci, Prekmurje, Slovenia) in the Šalovci municipality. His parents were Jakab Magyarics, a Roman Catholic peasant, and Anna Messics. Magyarics in the second half of the 19th century by right of the tradition of his village wrote a catholic hymnal in prekmurian language (279 pages and 115 hymns).

He died in the village of his birth, and was buried at Dolenci Cemetery near the St. Nicholas Church on 10 January 1883.

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  • Ivan Škafar: Bibliografija prekmurskih tiskov od 1715 do 1919, Ljubljana 1978.