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Esperanto inventor remembered

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Roberto Galea 14.04.2017 15:18
  • Esperanto inventor remembered
April 14 marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Ludwik Zamenhof, a Polish-Jewish doctor and writer who is most widely known for creating Esperanto, the most successful constructed language in the world.
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He was born in the north-eastern city of Białystok where, in addition to the Yiddish-speaking Jewish majority, the population was made up of Catholic Poles and Belarusians, with smaller groups of Russians, Germans, Lipka Tatars, Lithuanians and others.

Zamenhof reportedly grew up fascinated by the idea of a world without war which could happen with the help of a new international auxiliary language, which he first developed while still at school

Join Danuta Isler on a trip along the trail of Ludwik Zamenhof in Białystok.

More info at: http://www.centrumzamenhofa.pl/en/

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