Rudolf Medek, Prague, Nad Stolou, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Petrs11
N 50° 05.901 E 014° 25.360
33U E 458709 N 5549725
Quick Description: Rudolf Medek (January 8, 1890 – August 22, 1940) was a Czech poet, army-related prose writer, and a general in the Czechoslovak Legions in Russia.
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 2/5/2014 2:14:37 AM
Waymark Code: WMK2XK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
Rudolf Medek (January 8, 1890 in Hradec Králové – August 22, 1940 in Prague) was a Czech poet, army-related prose writer, and a general in the Czechoslovak Legions in Russia. In 1919 he was awarded the Distinguished Service Order by George V which he sent back after the Munich Agreement, as he did with his Légion d'honneur insignia.
He was the father of the musician and journalist Ivan Medek, and the painter Mikuláš Medek.

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Inscription on the plaque:
In this house lived
Brig. Gen. Rudolf MEDEK
Czechoslovak legionnaire, a participant in the Battle of Zborov,
Chief of the military administration of Czechoslovak legions, writer.
This plaque was unveiled on the 11th November 2008
on the occasion
90th anniversary of the end of the World War I
and to commemorate war veterans.
Website with more information on either the memorial or the person(s) it is dedicated to: [Web Link]

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