|Was||Journalist Author Poet Lawyer Poet lawyer Translator Writer|
|Field||Journalism Law Literature|
|Birth||27 January 1887, Krompachy, Slovakia|
|Death||29 November 1943, Budapest, Hungary (aged 56 years)|
Zsolt Harsányi (27 January 1887 – 29 November 1943), also known as Zsolt von Harsanyi or Zsolt de Harsanyi, was a prolific and renowned Hungarian author, dramatist, translator, and writer.
Born in Korompa, Upper Hungary (modern day Slovakia; Krompachy in Slovakian), Harsányi descended from a long line of Hungarian writers. At seventeen years of age, he received a student award from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
His long career produced hundreds of dramatic and literary works, including short and full-length plays, musical comedies, and historical fiction novels.