Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

Get access

Péter Pázmány
(388 words)

Date of Birth: 1570

Place of Birth: Nagyvárad / Oradea, present-day Romania

Date of Death: 1637

Place of Death: Pozsony / Bratislava, present-day Slovakia


Cardinal Péter Pázmány is generally considered to be the greatest personality in Catholic Reform in Hungary and one of the most prominent writers of Baroque prose in Hungarian. Originally from a Protestant family, he probably converted to Ca…

Cite this page
Kármán, Gábor, “Péter Pázmány”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 October 2019 <>

▲   Back to top   ▲