Sandor Petofi Square (Uzhgorod city)
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Sandor Petofi Square (Uzhgorod city)

Uzhgorod city

Who is Shandor Petefi 
The poet, who was born in Hungary in the early 19th century. His father earned his living by selling cattle. Petofi, real name Alexander, began its life in difficult conditions. A year after birth, the family was forced to move to the city Kiskunfélegyháza that future poet considered his home. Just the best memories associated Petofi. My father tried to give his son the best education, which could raise money, but in 1838 went bankrupt due to strong flood. Next Petofi had to make money on their own after a while he managed to save enough money for studies in College of the Holy Father. This is where the future revolutionary and poet met with Mohr Yōkai that influenced his future work. Sandor Petofi life story takes a new direction in 1846 when he was a close friend of János Arany tries to unite the national liberation movement in Hungary. The attempt failed and revolutionaries united united front presented by the force with which was considered the Austrian monarchy. The revolutionaries put forward a set of "12 points" that had to create a democratic initiatives and the replacement rule of the monarchy in the country on a democratic system, which is based were to include representatives of the people, nobles low and titles of nobility. The revolution was suppressed in 1849, and the poet probably was captured during the Battle of July 31, 1849 at Sheheshvari the army Paskevich. According to another version, Sandor Petofi was killed in an unequal battle on the battlefield, but studies of historians in the period 1989-2015 years show the opposite.

Sandor Petofi Square Attractions 
The main attraction of the area is a monument to the poet Sandor Petofi-revolutionary , made ​​of bronze in full growth. The poet is presented with a sword in mild revolutionary, more like bronze in civilian clothes, but emphasizes the details of his figure. Among the visitors and residents walking legend that if you put a hand on sword hilt, it will be fulfilled dreams. 
Getting to Sandor Petofi Square 
To get to the area can public transport passing street intersection Kapushanska, Leo Tolstoy and Mytraka near Kyiv waterfront. Attention is drawn to the fork of the road as a triangle, of which up to 50 square meters.

     

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