Ernő Osvát

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Ernő Osvát portrayed by József Rippl-Rónai

Ernő Osvát (April 7, 1877. — October 28, 1929) was a Hungarian writer, editor.

His first article was published 1897 in the a Hungarian newspaper called Esti Újság.[citation needed] He became the editor of the Magyar Géniusz in 1902 transforming it from a nationalist publication to the home of modern literature in Hungary.[1] He later was founding editor of Nyugat, the most important Hungarian literary magazine of the early 20th century.[2]

He committed suicide in 1929.


  1. ^ Albert Tezla (1970). Hungarian Authors; a Bibliographical Handbook. Harvard University Press. pp. 720–. ISBN 978-0-674-42650-4. 
  2. ^ Raphael Patai (1 July 2015). The Jews of Hungary: History, Culture, Psychology. Wayne State University Press. pp. 420–. ISBN 978-0-8143-4192-6.