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Kossuth, Lajos (Louis) 1802- Patriot; born in Monok, Hungary, April 27, 1802; was in the Hungarian Diet in 1832-36; imprisoned for polit
insurrection against Austria; on April 14, 1849, the Diet declared Hungary independent, and appointed Kossuth governor; on Aug. 11 following theme was a plea for sympathy and substantial aid for his country, Hungary.
He wished to obtain the acknowledgment of the claims of Hungary Hungary to independence, and the interference of the United States and Great Britain, jointly, in behalf of the principle of non-intervention, which ungarian independence, Hungarian control of her own destinies, and Hungary as a distinct nationality among the nations of Europe.
After Koss itions for the United States to lend material aid to the people of Hungary, struggling for national independence; but the final determination tes should not change its uniform policy of neutrality in favor of Hungary.
The cordial reception of Kossuth everywhere, and the magnetic po