Karel Jaromír Erben - Praha, Czech republic
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N 50° 05.101 E 014° 25.193
33U E 458498 N 5548244
Quick Description: Karel Jaromír Erben was a Czech historian, poet and writer of the mid-19th century.
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 1/3/2017 6:34:09 AM
Waymark Code: WMTRGW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
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"Karel Jaromír Erben (7 November 1811 – 21 November 1870) was a Czech historian, poet and writer of the mid-19th century, best known for his collection Kytice (Czech: Bouquet), which contains poems based on traditional and folkloric themes.

He also wrote Písne národní v Cechách (Folk Songs of Bohemia) which contains 500 songs and Prostonárodní ceské písne a ríkadla (Czech Folk Songs and Nursery Rhymes), a five-parted book that brings together most of the Czech folklore."

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Transcription of the plaque: „Zde žil a dne 21.listopadu 1870 zemrel Karel Jaromír Erben“.

[EN] Here Karel Jaromír Erben lived and died on November 21, 1870

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