Prague

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international professional

Lane Theatre (Illinois) Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace Theatre . International productions have included a long-running Prague staging and a run in Dublin. ;Others Many community groups and high schools have performed the show in the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and Canada. International professional productions have included a long-running Prague staging and a run in Dublin. ref name Weiss >


early influence

of which he was a part, with an aim toward weakening or overthrowing the government of the United States. birth_date birth_place Prague, Czechoslovakia occupation Film director Life and career Jan Švankmajer was born in Prague. An early influence on his later artistic development was a puppet theatre he was given for Christmas as a child. He studied at the College of Applied Arts in Prague


speaking family

" Biography Hanslick was born in Prague, the son of Joseph Adolph Hanslick, a bibliographer and music teacher from a German-speaking family, and one of his piano pupils, the daughter of a Jewish merchant from Vienna. At the age of 18 Hanslick went to study music with Václav Tomášek, one of Prague's renowned musicians. He also studied law at Prague University and obtained a degree in that field, but his amateur study of music eventually led to writing music reviews

would favour the development of the town. The town received municipal rights around 1280, the first mention of ''civitas Frankenstein'' is dated January 10, 1287. As from 1335 it belonged to Bohemia, and from 1742 to Prussia. Early life She was born as Ernestine "Tini" Rössler to a German (German language)-speaking family in the town of Libeň ( Dmoz:Regional Europe Czech Republic Regions Prague Commons:Category:Prague Wikipedia:Prague


winning international

welcome.php?lang en theater in Prague and began winning international acclaim with his experimental short films before making his first feature ''Crucial Years'' or ''Christ's Years'' (''Kristove roky,'' 1967). Before entering the film industry, Jakubisko taught still photography at a Bratislava secondary school for applied arts and worked for a television in Košice. In 1960 he moved to Prague where he attended the FAMU (Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts - studying direction under Václav Wasserman 's tuition. He graduated in 1965. After his studies Jakubisko worked with Alfréd Radok at the ''Laterna magika'' theater in Prague and began winning international acclaim with his experimental short films before making his first feature ''Crucial Years'' or ''Christ's Years'' (''Kristove roky,'' 1967). When did Olomouc become suffragan of Prague? It should be sometime in the fifteenth century I think, but anything more specific would be greatly appreciated. I think that suffragan is a sort of religious authority one city's religious leaders have over another city's religious leaders, but of course in that period this was a lot more meaningful for political things than it is now. Thanks, Mak (User:Makemi) emi (User_talk:Makemi) 17:08, 16 March 2006 (UTC) :Finally figured it out. In case anyone's interested, Suffragan usually refers to a kind of sub-bishop, but can also refer to a sub-diocese, under the archdiocese. Olomouc became suffragan diocese of Prague at the same time Prague became archdiocese, in 1344. I was reading something totally unrelated (about notation) and it did one of those "When Olomouc became suffragan of Prague" and I became thoroughly lost. Mak (User:Makemi) emi (User_talk:Makemi) 17:45, 16 March 2006 (UTC) fullname location Prague , Czech Republic coordinates Dmoz:Regional Europe Czech Republic Regions Prague Commons:Category:Prague Wikipedia:Prague


famous large

France, then in the Aero Vodochody aircraft factory in Prague, occupied Czechoslovakia. Total production was 864 aircraft of all variants. Smith and Kay 1972, p. 172. Coronelli died at the age of 68 in Venice, having created hundreds of maps in his lifetime. Original globes by Coronelli are today located in several collections. Pairs of his most famous large (c. 110 cm diameter) globes are e.g. in the Biblioteca Marciana


vocal compositions

a distribution of posters announcing such an event every time I order a shooting of seven Poles, there would not be enough trees in the Polish forests to supply the necessary paper.' Janáček originally intended to study piano and organ but eventually devoted himself to composition. He wrote his first vocal compositions while choirmaster of the ''Svatopluk Artisan's Association'' (1873–76). Drlíková (2004), p. 13 In 1874 he enrolled at the Prague organ


liberal years

-Vasylenko studied history under Mitrofan Dovnar-Zapol'skiy at Kiev University and from 1912 was a member of the Kiev-based Historical Society of Nestor the Chronicler. From 1916, she was a lecturer at Kiev University and Director of its archeological museum. During the 1920s, the most liberal years of Soviet rule, she was a professor at the Kiev Institutes of Geography, Archeology, and Art, and a Research Associate at the All-Ukrainian Academy of Sciences (VUAN). She witnessed


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most of the season on Boston's top line, and set career highs with 30 goals and 73 points. He also made his international debut with the United States national team in the 1985 Ice Hockey World Championship tournament in Prague after the Bruins were knocked out in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. However, with Pederson's return the following year along with Ken Linseman Boston was left with three scoring-line centers, and Fergus was dealt to the Toronto Maple Leafs for Bill Derlago. right thumb 150px ''Vilém Blodek'' (Image:Blodek.jpg) '''Vilém Blodek''' (October 3, 1834, Prague – May 1, 1874, Prague) was a Czech (Czech Republic) composer, flautist, and pianist. Life He was a son of a Nymburk cantor (Cantor (church)) named Samuel Černohorský. From 1700 to 1702 he studied philosophy at the Prague university. In 1704 Černohorský became a member of the Minorite Order (Franciscan); later, in 1708 he was ordained as a priest. Dmoz:Regional Europe Czech Republic Regions Prague Commons:Category:Prague Wikipedia:Prague


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life member

of jurisprudence at the latter institution. In 1867 he was successively elected a member of the Austrian Landtag and of the Reichsrat; but on account of ill health he had to resign in the following year. Appointed in 1869 by the Emperor Franz Joseph (Franz Joseph I of Austria) a life-member of the House of Lords (Reichsrat (Austria)), he soon became the whip of the Liberal Party. Two years later he became minister (without portfolio) in Prince Auersperg (Prince Adolf of Auersperg)'s cabinet, but resigned upon the prime minister's defeat in 1879. In 1881 he was appointed president of the Reichsgericht (Supreme Court of Administration). Unger was a convert to Christianity. In 1595, an alliance of Christian European powers was organized by Pope Clement VIII to oppose the Ottoman Empire; a treaty of alliance was signed in Prague by the Holy Roman Emperor (Holy Roman Empire), Rudolf II (Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor) and Sigismund Báthory of Transylvania. Aron Vodă of Moldavia and Michael the Brave of Wallachia joined the alliance later that year. The castle, first mentioned in Maiestas Carolina, was probably founded by Friedrich of Schönburg to guard the way from Prague to Saxony. The castle was seized by Václav IV (Wenceslaus, King of the Romans) of Luxembourg (House of Luxembourg) and it was given to the house of Lobkovic. thumb Jan Mukařovský, ca 1932 (File:Jan Mukarovsky 1932.jpg) '''Jan Mukařovský''' (11 November 1891, Písek – 8 February 1975, Prague) was a Czech (Czech people) literary (Literary theory) and aesthetic (aesthetics) theorist. The '''Jewish Ceremonial Hall''' (''Obřadní síň'' in Czech) can be found in the ''Josefov'' or Jewish Quarter of Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. It was built in 1911-12 under the direction of architect J. Gerstl for the Jewish Burial Society (''Hevrah Kaddishah'') and is in the neo-Romanesque style. Originally used as a ceremonial hall and mortuary it now forms part of The Jewish Museum of Prague holding exhibitions relating to Jewish history. frame Josef Jungmann (Image:Josef Jungmann CT.jpg) '''Josef Jungmann''' (16 July 1773 in Hudlice, near Beroun – 14 November 1847 in Prague) was a Bohemian poet and linguist, and a leading figure of the Czech National Revival. Together with Josef Dobrovský, he is considered to be a creator of the modern Czech language. - 1988 (1988 European Figure Skating Championships) Dmoz:Regional Europe Czech Republic Regions Prague Commons:Category:Prague Wikipedia:Prague

Prague

'''Prague''' ( It is also the historical capital of Bohemia. Situated in the north-west of the country on the Vltava River, the city is home to about 1.24 million people, while its larger urban zone (Larger Urban Zones) is estimated to have a population of nearly 2 million. title Urban Audit 2004 url http: www.urbanaudit.org DataAccessed.aspx accessdate 20 July 2008 The city has a temperate climate, with warm summers and chilly winters.

Prague has been a political, cultural, and economic centre of central Europe with waxing and waning fortunes during its 1,100-year existence. Founded during the Romanesque (romanesque architecture) and flourishing by the Gothic (Gothic art) and Renaissance eras, Prague was not only the capital of the Czech state, but also the seat of two Holy Roman Emperors and thus also the capital of the Holy Roman Empire. It was an important city to the Habsburg Monarchy and its Austro-Hungarian Empire and after World War I became the capital of Czechoslovakia. The city played major roles in the Protestant Reformation, the Thirty Years' War, and in 20th-century history, during both World Wars and the post-war Communist era.

Prague is home to a number of famous cultural attractions, many of which survived the violence and destruction of 20th-century Europe. Main attractions include the Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge, Old Town Square (Old Town Square (Prague)), the Jewish Quarter (Josefov), the Lennon Wall and Petřín hill. Since 1992, the extensive historic centre of Prague has been included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.

The city boasts more than ten major museums, along with numerous theatres, galleries, cinemas, and other historical exhibits. A modern public transportation system connects the city. Also, it is home to a wide range of public and private schools, including Charles University (Charles University in Prague) (Univerzita Karlova v Praze ). Prague is classified as an "Alpha-" global city according to GaWC studies, comparable to Vienna, Seoul and Washington, D.C. Its rich history makes it a popular tourist destination, and the city receives more than 4.4 million international visitors annually,

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