Gymnasium T.G.Masaryka Litvinov, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Petrs11
N 50° 35.881 E 013° 36.473
33U E 401475 N 5606049
A Gymnasium named after Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk. Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk was the founder and first President of Czechoslovakia.
Waymark Code: WMJW6D
Location: Ústecký kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 01/06/2014
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 60

The Place:
Litvinov TGM Grammar School is a high school providing secondary education and prepares especially for a college education. Gymnasium Litvinov was founded July 1, 1947. The school received the honorary title "Gymnasium T. G. Masaryka" on March 7, 1990.

The Person:
Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, sometimes called Thomas Masaryk in English (March 7, 1850 – September 14, 1937), was an Austrian-Czech politician, sociologist and philosopher, who as an eager advocate of Czechoslovak independence during World War I became the founder and first President of Czechoslovakia. He originally wished to reform the Austro-Hungarian monarchy into a democratic federal state, but during the First World War he began to favour the abolition of the monarchy and, with the help of the Allied Powers, eventually succeeded.
Year it was dedicated: 1990

Location of Coordinates: school Entrance

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Type of place/structure you are waymarking: school

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