The City of 1000 Commemorative Plaques

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"On September 23, 1901, at 7:33 in the morning, the poet Jaroslav Seifert was born in this building." [Czech]

"On September 23, 1901, at 7:33 in the morning, the poet Jaroslav Seifert was born in this building." [Czech]

"This building, the Municipal House of Prague, is consecrated by the Czechoslovak revolution. Here, on January 6th, 1918, the declaration of all the deputies of the nation was approved in the Gregr Hall. Here, on April 13th, 1918, the famous National Oath was composed in the Smetana Hall. Here, starting on May 17th, 1918, during jubilee celebrations at the National Theatre, a convention for the oppressed peoples of Austria-Hungary was held. Here, on July 13th, 1918, the Czechoslovak National…

"This building, the Municipal House of Prague, is consecrated by the Czechoslovak revolution. Here, on January 6th, 1918, the declaration of all the deputies of the nation was approved in the Gregr Hall. Here, on April 13th, 1918, the famous National Oath was composed in the Smetana Hall. Here, starting on May 17th, 1918, during jubilee celebrations at the National Theatre, a convention for the oppressed peoples of Austria-Hungary was held. Here, on July 13th, 1918, the Czechoslovak National…

"Fryderyk Chopin, creator of Polish national music, lived in the building that stood on this spot in 1829 and 1830." [Czech]

"Fryderyk Chopin, creator of Polish national music, lived in the building that stood on this spot in 1829 and 1830." [Czech]

"My life was fantastic, because it was ordinary... In this building lived and died the poet Vladimir Holan. 16.9.1905 - 31.3.1980" [Czech]

"My life was fantastic, because it was ordinary... In this building lived and died the poet Vladimir Holan. 16.9.1905 - 31.3.1980" [Czech]

"In memory of a family which sacrificed their lives for the homeland. MARIE MORAVEC (born 5.VIII.1898, died 18.VI.1942 under arrest by the Gestapo); ALOIS MORAVEC (born 23.I.1887, died 24.X.1942 at Mauthausen); VLASTIMIL MORAVEC (born 17.III.1921, died 24.X.1942 at Mauthausen); MIROSLAV MORAVEC (born 3.IX.1918, died 7.VI.1944 as a Czechoslovak pilot in England)." [Czech; this is the family that sheltered the resistance heroes who assassinated SS Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich]

"In memory of a family which sacrificed their lives for the homeland. MARIE MORAVEC (born 5.VIII.1898, died 18.VI.1942 under arrest by the Gestapo); ALOIS MORAVEC (born 23.I.1887, died 24.X.1942 at Mauthausen); VLASTIMIL MORAVEC (born 17.III.1921, died 24.X.1942 at Mauthausen); MIROSLAV MORAVEC (born 3.IX.1918, died 7.VI.1944 as a Czechoslovak pilot in England)." [Czech; this is the family that sheltered the resistance heroes who assassinated SS Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich]

"The outline of a 13th-century lime kiln used during the construction of the Old Town walls." [Czech/English]

"The outline of a 13th-century lime kiln used during the construction of the Old Town walls." [Czech/English]

"A stone house from the end of the 13th century originally stood on this corner." [Czech/English]

"A stone house from the end of the 13th century originally stood on this corner." [Czech/English]

"On this spot in 1834, JOSEF KAJETAN TYL, then a clerk for the 28th infantry regiment, wrote the words of our national anthem, KDE DOMOV MUJ [WHERE IS MY HOME]. For eternal remembrance, 1934 - Union of Czechoslovak Technical Sergeants" [Czech]

"On this spot in 1834, JOSEF KAJETAN TYL, then a clerk for the 28th infantry regiment, wrote the words of our national anthem, KDE DOMOV MUJ [WHERE IS MY HOME]. For eternal remembrance, 1934 - Union of Czechoslovak Technical Sergeants" [Czech]

"In 1907-1912, Czech poet Jaroslav Seifert, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, attended this school." [Czech]

"In 1907-1912, Czech poet Jaroslav Seifert, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, attended this school." [Czech]

"On this spot a plaque was mounted in memory of the illustrious day of October 28, 1918, when from this place the capitulation of former Austria-Hungary was announced to the people of Prague. On the orders of the occupiers that plaque was destroyed in 1940. By decision of the employees of 'Prace' [Work] this plaque was restored on 28/10/1947." [Czech]

"On this spot a plaque was mounted in memory of the illustrious day of October 28, 1918, when from this place the capitulation of former Austria-Hungary was announced to the people of Prague. On the orders of the occupiers that plaque was destroyed in 1940. By decision of the employees of 'Prace' [Work] this plaque was restored on 28/10/1947." [Czech]

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