János Pusztay (1948) is professor emeritus of Uralic languages at the Eötvös Loránd University in Hungary and a translator. He is a renowned Hungarian linguist and a coordinator of the International Fenno-Ugric People’s Consultative Committee. As an organizer in the academic sphere a key area for him is the inclusion of the Baltic region into Hungarian higher education, popularizing the culture and the languages of the region.
2016, Latvian Language Agency Award
2010, Certificate of Gratitude from the town of Liepāja
2010, Certificate of Appreciation from the Latvian Ministry of Education and Science
Nap Kiado, Hungary
The publisher, the translator, the designer
The epos recounts the life of the legendary hero Lāčplēsis, chosen by the gods to become a hero of his people.