Francis II Rákóczi / František II. Rákóczi / II. Rákóczi Ferenc - Jesuit House for Professed (Prague)
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Quick Description: Depicted bronze memorial tablet, devoted to Hungarian national hero Francis II Rákóczi (František II. Rákóczi/II. Rákóczi Ferenc), you can find on the eastern facade of Jesuit House for Professed (Jesuitský profesní dum) in Prague' Lesser Town.
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 3/14/2015 4:59:47 AM
Waymark Code: WMNGR7
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Depicted bronze memorial tablet, devoted to Hungarian national hero Francis II Rákóczi (František II. Rákóczi/II. Rákóczi Ferenc), you can find on the eastern facade of Baroque Jesuit House for Professed (Jesuitský profesní dum) in Prague' Lesser Town.

The tablet on the facade bears following inscription in Czech and Hungarian:

Zde bydlel po dobu svých studií v letech 1690-1692
Ferenc Rákóczi II.
1675-1735
vudcí osobnost Madarského boje
za nezávislost Uher v letech 1703-1711
. . .
Itt lakott tanulmányai éveiben 1690-1692 között
ii. Rákóczi Ferenc
1675-1735
az 1703-1711 évi magyarországi
függetlenségi harc vezetöje

Translation to English:

Here lived during his studies in 1690-1692
Francis II Rákóczi
1675-1735
leading figure of Hungarian fight
for independence of Hungary in 1703-1711

Francis II Rákóczi (Hungarian: II. Rákóczi Ferenc; 27 March 1676 in Borsi, Royal Hungary (now Borša, Slovakia) – 8 April 1735 in Tekirdag, Ottoman Empire) was a Hungarian nobleman and leader of the Hungarian uprising against the Habsburgs in 1703-1711 as the prince (fejedelem) of the Estates Confederated for Liberty of the Kingdom of Hungary. He was also Prince of Transylvania, an Imperial Prince, and a member of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Today he is considered a national hero in Hungary. His full title was: Franciscus II. Dei Gratia Sacri Romani Imperii & Transylvaniae princeps Rakoczi. Particum Regni Hungariae Dominus & Siculorum Comes, Regni Hungariae Pro Libertate Confoederatorum Statuum necnon Munkacsiensis & Makoviczensis Dux, Perpetuus Comes de Saros; Dominus in Patak, Tokaj, Regécz, Ecsed, Somlyó, Lednicze, Szerencs, Onod. [wiki]

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Location: Jesuit House for Professed (Jesuitský profesní dum) - Malostrenaske namesti in Prague

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