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Kryštof Harant z Polžic a Bezdružic
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Date of Birth: 1564

Place of Birth: Klenová Castle, near Klatovy, Bohemia

Date of Death: 21 June 1621

Place of Death: Prague, Bohemia


Best known for his music and his travel writing, Kryštof Harant led a life marked by geographical and social mobility. He was born into a family of the lower gentry, and was sent as a page to the Austrian court of Ferdinand of Tyrol. There he was given a broad …

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Lisy-Wagner, Laura , “Kryštof Harant z Polžic a Bezdružic”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 July 2020 <>

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