St. John of Nepomuk / Sv. Jan Nepomucký, Praha - Pankrác, CZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Noe1
N 50° 03.469 E 014° 25.886
33U E 459301 N 5545214
Quick Description: Baroque sandstone statue near the church of st. Procopus / Barokní socha z pískovce vedle kostela sv. Prokopa.
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 12/12/2013 7:00:30 AM
Waymark Code: WMJP8C
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 50

Long Description:
Svatý Jan Nepomucký, také Jan ci Johánek z Pomuka, (mezi 1340 a 1350 v Pomuku, dnešním Nepomuku – 20. brezna 1393 v Praze) byl generální vikár pražského arcibiskupa a mucedník katolické církve, jeden z ceských zemských patronu.

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St. John of Nepomuk (or John Nepomucene) (Czech: Jan Nepomucký) (c. 1345 – March 20, 1393) is a national saint of the Czech Republic, who was drowned in the Vltava river at the behest of Wenceslaus, King of the Romans and King of Bohemia. Later accounts state that he was the confessor of the queen of Bohemia and refused to divulge the secrets of the confessional. On the basis of this account, John of Nepomuk is considered the first martyr of the Seal of the Confessional, a patron against calumnies and, because of the manner of his death, a protector from floods.

zdroj/ source: wikipedia
Associated Religion(s): roman - catholic

Statue Location: near the church

Entrance Fee: free

Artist: unknown

Website: Not listed

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