Josef Boleslav Pecka - Prague, Czech Republic
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N 50° 05.268 E 014° 23.403
33U E 456366 N 5548570
Quick Description: The memorial plaque placed in honor of Josef Boleslav Pecka is located in Prague, Czech Republic.
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 9/7/2014 8:15:48 PM
Waymark Code: WMME70
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
The plaque reads: V tomto dome se 19 IX 1849 narodil Josef Boleslav Pecka jeden z prvních prukopniku socialismu zemrel v Chicagu Roku 1897

[English Translation] In this house 19 Sep 1849 Josef Boleslav Peck, one of the early pioneers of socialism, was born; died in Chicago in 1897

"Josef Boleslav Peck (19 September 1849 - 25 July 1897 Chicago) was a journalist and poet, representative of the first generation of working-class writers associated with the establishment of the Social Democratic Party. In 1878 he co-founded the Czechoslovakian social democratic party. He was jailed several times; In 1885 he emigrated to the USA, where he has evolved from anarchism to moderate socialism."

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