Jaroslav Hasek, Prague, CZ
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N 50° 04.719 E 014° 25.471
33U E 458824 N 5547533
Quick Description: The birthplace and childhood home of Jaroslav Hasek.
Location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic
Date Posted: 4/4/2011 6:19:57 AM
Waymark Code: WMB4DP
Jaroslav Hasek (April 30, 1883–January 3, 1923) was a Czech humorist, satirist, writer and socialist anarchist best known for his novel The Good Soldier Svejk, an unfinished collection of farcical incidents about a soldier in World War I and a satire on the ineptitude of authority figures, which has been translated into sixty languages. He also wrote some 1,500 short stories. He was a journalist, bohemian, and practical joker.
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