Jirí Wolker - Prague, Czech Republic
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N 50° 04.263 E 014° 24.582
33U E 457757 N 5546697
Quick Description: Jirí Wolker (29 March 1900 – 3 January 1924) was a Czech poet, journalist and playwright. He was one of the founding members of KSC - Communist Party of Czechoslovakia in 1921.
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 12/21/2016 2:11:05 PM
Waymark Code: WMTP6G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
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Long Description:
He was born in Prostejov, into a cultural family. He studied at the Prostejov gymnasium, and after he graduated, he moved to Prague. He studied law there, but simultaneously attended lectures of Zdenek Nejedlý and F. X. Šalda at the Faculty of Arts. He was in close connection with the association of Czech avant-garde artists Devetsil. Wolker suffered of lung disease and died at the age of 24.

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CZ: Zde žil a tvoril v letech 1921-1923 ceský básník Jirí Wolker. Nejhlubší more lidské oci jsou
EN: Here lived and worked in 1921-1923, Czech poet Jiri Wolker. The deepest sea of human eyes
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