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János Zsámboky
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János Zsámboki, Sámboki; Johannes Sambucus

Date of Birth: 1 June 1531

Place of Birth: Trnava

Date of Death: 13 June 1584

Place of Death: Vienna


János Zsámboky was a Hungarian physician, philologist, poet, polymath, collector and editor of important manuscripts on Hungarian history, and also an author of historical works. Between 1542 and 1552, he studied classical philology, jurisprudence, hist…

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Bradács, Gábor, “János Zsámboky”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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