Milán Füst was born in 1888. His father was a civil servant. He obtained a degree in law and then taught in Budapest. Because of his involvement in the 1918 revolution, he was placed on a pension. He travelled extensively throughout Europe. In 1947 he became an associate professor of aesthetics in Budapest. Though he wrote novels and plays, he is best-known as a poet and essayist. He was associated with the influential Hungarian magazine Nyugat (West) from its founding in 1908 until its demise in 1941. He died in 1967.
(Note only books translated in English)
1931 Negyedik Henrik király (King Henry IV of Germany) (drama)
1942 A feleségem története (The Story of My Wife)
1990 25 Poems