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Lajos (Louis) Kossuth

 
 
Laios (Louis) Kossuth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 9, 2018
1. Laios (Louis) Kossuth Marker
Inscription.  
'All for the people, all by the people,
nothing about the people without the people,
that is democracy.'

Spoken to the Ohio State Legislature on February 6, 1852

Lajos (Louis) Kossuth

Champion of Liberty, Fraternity, and Equality
Governor of Hungary
during the fight for the Hungarian Independence, 1848-49

 
Erected by Hungarian Reformed Federation of America.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is February 6, 1852.
 
Location. 38° 54.626′ N, 77° 2.7′ W. Marker is in Dupont Circle in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on 20th Street Northwest north of Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1520 20th Street Northwest, Washington DC 20036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Theodore Roosevelt (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Lajos (Louis) Kossuth (a few steps from this marker); Hungarian Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker);
Lajos (Louis) Kossuth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 9, 2018
2. Lajos (Louis) Kossuth Marker
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Development in the neighborhood (within shouting distance of this marker); James G. Blaine Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Excerpt from Walt Whitman's "The Dresser" (1865 version) and "We Embrace" by E. Ethelbert Miller (within shouting distance of this marker); Dewi Saraswati (within shouting distance of this marker); Indonesian Embassy / Walsh-McLean Mansion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dupont Circle.
 
Also see . . .  Lajos Kossuth - Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 12, 2018, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Ludvig Kossuth<br>The Hungarian Leader image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
3. Ludvig Kossuth
The Hungarian Leader
by N. Currier c1849.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 127 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 9, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on November 5, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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