(February 15, 1947) Hungary
Born in Budapest, Nâdasdy is a poet and professor of linguistics with a special interest in the Hungarian language. He is a well-known columnist and is also highly regarded for his witty, contemporary translations of Shakespeare’s plays into Hungarian,. An acute observer, his memories of childhood in the early years of the Communist era are both comic and poignant
He obtained a teaching degree from the English and Italian Departments of Eötvös Lóránd University (ELTE) in 1970, later he studied Iranian and Yiddish. Nâdasdy has published several volumes of poetry, and teaches linguistics at the School of English & American Studies of Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest.