Statues - Hither & Thither

Czech Republic
Praha
Hlavní mĕsto

Staromĕstké námĕstí 1
(Staromĕstská radnice)

Jan Želivský

1380 - 1422
Czech priest and a radical representative of the Hussite reformation
(Wikipedia)
Karel Lidický
1956

Praha /  Jan Želivský   Praha /  Jan Želivský

Description

Plaque with bust.

Inscription(s)

Mluvči radukálniho křidla husitského lidu
pražského Jan Želivský, revolučni kazatel
v kostele P. Marie Sněžné a bojovnik za so-
ciálni spravedlnost, byl dne 9. března 1422
sťat na dvoře Staroměstské radnice.
Padl, protože stál v cestě měšťácké reakci.
A representative of the radical wing of the Hussite people
in Prague, Jan Želivský, revolutionary preacher
in the Church of Our Lady of Snow and champion of the so-
cial Justice, was on 9 March 1422
beheaded in the courtyard of the Old Town Hall.
He fell because the middle-class standing in the way of response.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 50°5'13" E 14°25'14"

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