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Elizabeth A.Sackler Center for Feminist Art

Susanna Lorantffy

b. 1600, Ónod, Hungary; d. 1660, Sárospatak, Hungary

A passionate Calvinist, Zsuzsanna Lorántffy was the wife of György Rákóczi I, prince of Transylvania, and a partner in his successful struggle to introduce Protestant reforms. She sponsored the founding or development of several educational institutions, including the Reformed College at Sárospatak.