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Szendrey Júlia Memorial House

Újmajor (Szendrey-telep), Keszthely

Júlia Szendrey was born in Újmajor (New manor), today Szendrey-telep, in Keszthely in 1828. Her father was the farm-bailiff of the Festetics Estates. Júlia Szendrey was an excellent writer and poet, although she became famous for being the muse of Sándor Petőfi, and the inspirer of perhaps the most beautiful love poems of world literature.

The Municipality of Keszthely had the house renovated in 2009, and the Georgikon Faculty of the Pannon University, in cooperation with the Petőfi Literary Museum, furnished the memorial room and agreed to maintain it as an exhibition.

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