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Jan Amos Komenský
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Jan Amos Komenský; Johann Amos Comenius

Date of Birth: 28 March 1592

Place of Birth: Nivnice, Moravia (present-day Czech Republic)

Date of Death: 15 November 1670

Place of Death: Amsterdam


Jan Amos Komenský was born in 1592 in the village of Nivnice (or possibly in the town of Uherský Brod) in Moravia. After studies in Herborn and Heidelberg, he was ordained into the ministry of the Moravian Brethre…

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Machálek, Vít, “Jan Amos Komenský”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>

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