Kollar, Jan

Kollar, Jan one of the most conspicuous Slavic poets and preachers, was born July 29, 1793, at Moschowze. in the north-west of Hungary, studied at Presburg and Jena, and in 1819 became pastor of a Protestant congregation at Pesth. He wrote many poems of great literary value, and was one of the earliest and most zealous advocates of Panslavism. In 1831 he published a volume of his sermons, Kazne (Pesth, 1831, 8vo), which were found so eloquent that they were at once translated into several of the modern languages. The revolution in Hungary compelled him to abandon his country. He withdrew to Vienna, where he was made professor of archaeology in 1849, and died there Jan. 29,1852. See For. Quart. Rev. April, 1828; Jungmann, Gesch. d. Bohmischen Literatur.

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