Who is Who in Central & East Europe 1933


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Nationalism and Patriotism

Wiktor Chajes, Vice-President of the City of Lwów, Lwów ->
In 1892 he was condemned by the Austrian Government as a member of Polish patriotic organizations.

Hélène d'Abancourt de Franqueville, author, librarian, Cracow ->
She delivers patriotic speeches in political assemblies in Cracow and in the provinces.

Benedykt Hertz, Fabulist, publicist and dramatical author, Warsaw ->
In 1894 he was in State prison due to a Polish patriotic manifestation.

Wincenty Lutoslawski, Professor of Philosophy, University of Wilno, retired, Krakow-Debniki ->
His teaching position as private dozent at Cracow University was suspended by the Austrian Government for the intensely national character of his lectures and his predictions of Polish independence. He keeps a vast international correspondence on Poland and Polish national thoughts.

Petar Perunovic-Perun, Poet and author, Belgrade ->
was sent to U.S.A. 1916 as a member of a committee to organize a volunteer army out of the Yugoslavs living in U.S.A. He succeeded in assembling 10.000 men, inspiring them by singing the old national poems and accompanying himself on the Gusla. After the World War he went on propaganda tours in the U.S.A. (1924-1933).

Vilis Pludons, Author, Riga ->
is the author of the 2nd National Hymn: "This Country is ours". The whole Latvian people sings his poem "Requiem" and his patriotic songs united the Latvians in their political fatal moments.

Ernst Rüdiger, Prince Starhemberg, Vice Federal Chancellor of Austria ->
was the leader of the Patriotic Front in October, 1933.

Eugène Titeanu, Under Secretary of State in the Ministry of the Interior (Security, Police and Public Order), Bucharest ->
is an independent journalist and nationalist with tendencies to the right.

Ahmed Zogu, The King of the Albanians, Tirana ->
Before the end of the Balkan War, Zogu I. was called to Vlora by the national patriot Ismail Kemal and there took part in the proclamation of the Albanian independence as the representative of Mati.