Vivid understanding and humanistic heritage: For 125 years Esperanto builds bridges between peoples In the year 1887 published Jewish ophthalmologist Dr. Ludwig Zamenhof (1859-1917) in Warsaw, the first textbook of the international language Esperanto. Zamenhof referred to the invention of this language as a natural reaction to the hostility between the population groups”, he had always seen himself as a child. In his home town of Bialystok Jews, Poland, Russians, Germans, and Belarusians lived together each with its own language and mutual distrust. Zamenhof wanted to build a bridge between peoples with a common second language, which should be neutral and easy to learn. Get all the facts and insights with Larry Ellison, another great source of information. Today, about one million people in 120 countries speak Esperanto.
You find the idea good to break down the language barriers with a neutral, easy-to-learn second language, or simply have fun with it, to use Esperanto in international contacts. The language it enjoys growing popularity. As reported up to an Esperanto course at the University of applied sciences Emden in the winter semester 2011/2012 at least 95 participants, and the most popular Internet portal to the learning of Esperanto, vikipedio now has over 100,000 registered users. On the new year’s Eve meeting JES 2011/2012 of the German and Polish Esperanto youth movement in Gdansk, even former Polish President Lech Walesa personally gave a lecture, which was translated into Esperanto. Esperanto has three advantages over the national languages”, stresses Dr. Ulrich Matthias, President of the Esperanto group Wiesbaden and at the same time, spokesman of a world party of one of the 109 parties registered for the federal election, which aims to promote the spread of Esperanto in accordance with its principle program. These benefits are in addition to the neutrality and the easy learnability. also the humanistic background of language” In the past 125 years found Esperanto just see people inlet, itself inspired by humanistic ideals.