Jakub Arbes, Praha 5, Czech republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Noe1
N 50° 04.588 E 014° 24.318
33U E 457447 N 5547301
Quick Description: Czech writer Jakub Arbes, grandfather of Czech sci-fi and horror literature.
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 4/9/2013 5:05:29 AM
Waymark Code: WMGTN2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
Jakub Arbes (June 12, 1840, Prague (Smíchov) – April 8, 1914) was an influential Czech revolutionary, intellectual and writer. He is best known as the creator of the literary genre called romanetto. He was also a grandfather of Czech sci-fi and horror.

Standing figure is placed on a granite block on Arbes square in Smíchov. Authors: J.Cerný and J.Korecek, 1962.
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