St. John of Nepomuk / Sv. Jan Nepomucký, Kondrac, Czech republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Noe1
N 49° 40.008 E 014° 53.045
33U E 491635 N 5501590
Quick Description: Socha sv. Jana Nepomuckého z cerveného pískovce stojí pred kostelem sv. Bartolomeje. / St. John of Nepomuk from red sandstone in front of the church of St. Bartholomew.
Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 10/2/2012 12:15:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMFDG1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Arogant
Views: 53

Long Description:
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.
Associated Religion(s): roman - catholic

Statue Location: near the church

Entrance Fee: free

Artist: unknown

Website: Not listed

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