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Ferenc Forgách
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Forgách Ferenc

Date of Birth: Probably between 1530 and 1535

Place of Birth: Buda

Date of Death: 19 January 1577

Place of Death: Padua


Ferenc Forgách de Ghymes et Gács (Hungarian: ghymesi és gácsi Forgách Ferenc) was the most important historian among the second generation of Hungarian humanists in the 16th century. Born into an aristocratic family, he studied in Padua with the support of the humanist Archbishop of Esz…

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Bradács, Gábor, “Ferenc Forgách”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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