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  Karel Havlicek
Frantisek Palacky (1798- 1876), the author of the monumental Dejiny narodu ceskeho (History of the Czech Nation) and leader of the Czech revival in the nineteenth century, was regarded by Masaryk as his "political teacher".
Palacky believed that the nation and nationality were higher forms of organisation than the state.
Palacky showed us that our Czech idea is truly a world idea, an existential question, the most existential of all: it is the idea that the relation of man to man, of nation to nation, must be determined in the most profound possible sense, sub specie aeternitatis.
old.hrad.cz /president/Masaryk/work/dilo7_uk.html   (597 words)

 Frantisek Palacky - 29-03-2000 - Radio Prague
Frantisek Palacky was born in the East Moravian village of Hodslavice on June 14th 1798, the son of an evangelist teacher.
Frantisek Palacky was always a hard working man, both in his historical research, and his work to promote Czech sciences and culture, both at home and abroad, plus informing the Czechs of world events.
Palacky was banned from all of his public activities, except his post as the historian of the Bohemian estates, and he was constantly followed by the Austrian secret police.
www.radio.cz /en/article/36682   (1019 words)

 BookRags: Frantisek Palacky Biography
Frantisek Palacky was born at Hodslavice, Moravia, on June 14, 1798, into a petit bourgeois Protestant family with strong Hussite traditions--a fact of considerable influence on his future outlook.
In 1823 Palacky moved to Prague, where he was received with great expectations, both by the older Czech scholars (for example, J. Jungmann and J. Dobrovsky) and by the patriotic members of the Czech aristocracy, whose patronage (particularly of counts F. and K. Sternberg) permitted him to devote himself fully to scholarly and patriotic activities.
Palacky contrasted this with Czech (Slav) attachment to individual freedom and democracy, and he interpreted the Hussite movement (the central episode of his work) as his nation's effort to liberate the soul from the spiritual bondage of the Romano-Germanic Middle Ages.
www.bookrags.com /biography/frantisek-palacky   (638 words)

 AllRefer.com - Frantisek PalackY (Czech And Slovak History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Frantisek PalackY[frAn´tyishek pA´lAtskE] Pronunciation Key, 1798–1876, Czech nationalist and historian, b.
Regarded as the father of the modern Czech nation, PalackY played a leading role in the Czech cultural and national revival in the 1820s, 30s, and 40s.
PalackY was an advocate of enlightenment and education, rather than revolution.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/P/Palacky.html   (345 words)

Palacky persuaded the latter and another noble, Kaspar, to help subsidize the publications of the newly established Bohemian Museum, and so the Journal of the Bohemian Museum began to appear in 1827.
Palacky wanted the Austrian Empire to continue to exist but in a greatly changed form, that is, by recognizing the equal rights of all its nationalities and all its religions.
The Manifesto stated that its authors (really Palacky) had proposed to the Austrian Emperor that the Empire "be converted into a federation of nations all enjoying equal rights;" therefore, he proposed the summoning of a general European Congress of Nations.
www.ku.edu /~eceurope/hist557/lect8.htm   (4220 words)

 Palacky University - Faculty of Medicine
Palacky University was founded in 1573 by Emperor Maximillian and Pope Gregor XIII and holds a distinguished place in the Central European learning, civilization and culture.
The University was reopened in 1946 and named after Frantisek Palacky, an outstanding scholar and politician of the nineteenth century.
At present, Palacky University is home to about 15,000 students in seven faculties who pursue education and research in a spirit of academic freedom and excellence.
www.palacky.com /info.html   (673 words)

 Father of the Nation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Palacky’s major work, The History of the Czech People in Bohemia and Moravia, “brought nationalist momentum to the interpretation of history, putting Czechs on a level with the Germans”(p B13).
Palacky’s refusing the invitation to join Frankfurt’s assembly in 1848 initiated the tension between Czechs and Germans.
Although Palacky was not able to learn from history in his political involvement, “he gave ethnic Czechs a political program”(p B13) which has reverberated even to the present.
www.sweb.cz /simon.mahler/javer/fotn.html   (128 words)

 Radio Prague's Czech History Archives
This required the knowledge of German, so the 9-year-old Frantisek was sent to live with the German-speaking family of his father's friend, where he could also attend the institute at the nearby castle, a privilege otherwise reserved for the sons of the gentry.
This 3-volume history was also Palacky's defence--based on scientific research--of the existence of the Czech nation and of the political and cultural contribution of the Czech nation to the European continent.
In the 1870's, Palacky's views grew sceptical; he saw the lack of understanding and recognition on the side of the empire of the needs and desires of its various nationalities, which was only confirmed by the so called Austro-Hungarian settlement in 1867.
archiv.radio.cz /english/archive/10-6-98.html   (1240 words)

 Olomouc and Palacky University: no frames   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The University was reopened in 1946 and named after Frantisek Palacky, an outstanding scholar and politician of the nineteenth century who is often called the Father of the Czech Nation.
At present, Palacky University is home to about 11,000 students in seven faculties who pursue education and research in a spirit of academic freedom and excellence.
Palacky University supports the international exchange of knowledge through numerous international contacts and programs, including the Central European Studies Program, which is offered as a program of study taught entirely in English.
oldwww.upol.cz /res/cesp/text/upol_t.htm   (354 words)

 The Uses of History
While Palacky is still officially considered the "Father of the Nation," his name appearing on squares and streets around the Czech Republic, his multi-volume history is almost completely ignored.
Palacky worked to identify the Czech past for his Czech audience (also upper class, white, and relatively wealthy), resuscitate it, and, in so doing, encourage his audience to turn their energies into political action for the revival of that heritage.
Palacky hoped to return the Czech national character to a position equal to the politically dominant opposition.
www.mindspring.com /~louve/usehistory.html   (1228 words)

 Czech and Slovak History: An Annotated Bibliography (European Reading Room, Library of Congress)
Zacek, Joseph F. "Frantisek Palacky and the Founding of Modern Czech Historiography." PhD diss, University of Illinois, 1962.
Zacek, Joseph F. "Metternich's Censors: The Case of Palacky." In The Czech Renascence of the Nineteenth Century, 1970 [Chapter 4, Brock and Skilling]: 95-112.
Zacek, Joseph F. "Palacky and the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867." In Der Osterreichisch-Ungarische Ausgleich 1867: Materialien (Referate und Diskussion) der internationalen Konferenz in Bratislava 28.
www.loc.gov /rr/european/cash/cash13.html   (3841 words)

 RP's History Online - Industrialization
Trams (mostly constructed by the "Czech Thomas Edison," Frantisek Krizik) began to carry people around on their errands in and between major towns (in those days, tram lines connected the cities of Bratislava, Budapest and Vienna to each other - about a one-hour ride).
The dominant political leaders of the movement - Frantisek Palacky, Frantisek Ladislav Rieger and Karel Havlicek Borovsky - were "liberals." This meant that they wanted reforms within the Austrian monarchy, but did not want independence for the Czech lands.
Frantisek Palacky and Karel Havlicek Borovsky, who are mentioned above for their political efforts, were both writers.
www.charta77.org /storadiopraga/history08.html   (1420 words)

 Czechoslovakia - National Revival
The major figure of the Czech revival was Frantisek Palacky.
Of Moravian Protestant descent and attracted by the nationalist spirit of the Hussite tradition, Palacky became the great historian of the Czech nation.
In the tradition of Komensky, Palacky developed a political platform based on cultural renaissance.
www.country-data.com /cgi-bin/query/r-3641.html   (823 words)

This is a picture of a picture hanging in the Palacky museum in Hodslavice.
This is the house at Hodslavice #1 which was the childhood home of the famous Frantisek Palacky (1798).
Frantisek Palacky was my grandfathers 1st cousin twice removed.
kostohryz.tripod.com /czechtrip/rydel.html   (279 words)

 interwar period
The Museum served as a Czech cultural center, and began publication of a nationalist journal in 1827.
The major figure of the Czech nationalist revival was a Moravian named Frantisek Palacky, who wrote an extensive History of the Czech People, focusing on the struggles of the Czechoslovaks under Hapsburg rule.
Palacky soon became a political leader, basing his platform on Czech nationalism, during the revolutionary struggle of 1848.
www.unc.edu /~pineda/interwar.html   (1160 words)

 Congress of the Slavs in Prague (1848)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The congress was presided over by the Czech liberal, Frantisek Palacky, the moving force behind the congress; his deputies were: Jerzy Lubomirski from Galicia and Stanko Vraz from Slovenia.
Vagueness of the agenda worked out by the preparatory committee was a major source of discontentment with the program in the early sessions; inaddition to that, national divisions revealed themselves from the beginning of the congress' deliberations.
Polish aspirations were popular among the younger Czech democrats, but were in conflict with the political interests of most of the Czech politicians, alarmed by a vision of a united Germany in the boundaries including the Czech lands.
www.ohiou.edu /~Chastain/ac/congslav.htm   (614 words)

 Palacky: Montage VII
I told Rob what Palacky was like, but mistakenly left out a few key details when I spoke to Scott.
I told him we could have lunch at Palacky, but forgot to mention to him that he needed to bring lunch with him.
By the way, my aunt Frances told me that the name "Palacky" came from the daughter of the people who owned the land and donated it for the community cemetery.
www.msu.edu /~urish/palacky.html   (1850 words)

 Early Influences - Rev. Joseph Barton
Barton was born in the "ole' country" in the village of Hodslavice, Moravia September 26, 1886.
He received some of his early education in the home of Frantisek Palacky, a noted Czech historian.
At the age of 12, his parents sent him to further his education in the field of engineering at a technical school in the village of Lipnik.
www.unityofthebrethren.org /dmbarto.htm   (1332 words)

 Palacky Unversity
The 2003 conference will again be hosted by the Department of Politics and European Studies at Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic.
It was re-established as Palacky University in 1946, taking its name from Frantisek Palacky (1798-1876), a national revivalist, scientist, critic, politician and historian.
The November revolution of 1989 initiated the present period of higher education in Olomouc with the University establishing even wider international links and promoting the exchange of ideas.
www.edgehill.ac.uk /Research/saet/palacky.htm   (256 words)

 Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Thus Manin, Lamartine and Palacky are the representative figures of the era.
A pleasant reminder of great minds, even if some presently judge them chimerical, are the contributions on Frantisek Palacky and Lajos Kossuth's utopian plans after 1849 for a Danubian Confede ration.
If Palacky was deficient has a "practical politician," many may judge this less severely from the present perspective.
cscwww.cats.ohiou.edu /~Chastain/introduc.htm   (4075 words)

 Evans Library Acquires Volumes Of Hapsburg-era Czech Scholarly Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
From its inauguration in 1827, CCM -- which continued to publish until 1922 -- was the scholarly flagship of the Czech national revival.
The 1838 volume contains the parting issue of founding editor Frantisek Palacky (1798-1876), historian and acknowledged leader of the incipient Czech national movement.
Palacky, succeeding editor Pavel Jozef Safarik (1795-1861), and some of the contributors to CCM were authors and public figures whose importance and influence reached far beyond the Czech provinces of Hapsburg Austria.
www.tamu.edu /aggiedaily/news/stories/00/030300-9.html   (265 words)

 H-Net Review: Owen V. Johnson on A History of Slovakia: The Struggle for Survival
Other Czech politicians did not make the distinction, but usually because the Czech-Slovak question was low on their agendas and they knew or cared little about the subject.
Kirschbaum is right to comment that there was no Slovak historian of the stature of Frantisek Palacky.
Palacky was accessible in German and well known in Germany.
www.h-net.org /reviews/showrev.cgi?path=12090862319734   (1782 words)

Rosina Barton's husband who is my grandfather Ondrej Rydel (1847) is also related to the mother of Frantisek Palacky through his own mother, both being of the Krizan lineage.
Josephus Krizan (1736) was my 4th great grandfather and Frantisek Palacky's grandfather.
In Palacky’s picture on the upper left, I do note some of the Rydel facial features of myself and my kin.
kostohryz.tripod.com /genealogy/history.html   (1530 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Many efforts, together with Federal and City aid, and the donations of statues by prominent Cleveland Czechs, enabled the treasury to complete the garden.
The Purkyne bust was donated by Victor Ptak, the Tyrs bust by Sokols Tyrs, the Dvorak bust by Frank C. Manak, the Palacky bust by a group of Cleveland Catholic clergy, the Smetana bust by Thomas L. Sidlo, and the Nemcova, bust by Mrs.
Frank Manak served as president from 1928 to 1940, and Herbert Zdara from 1941 to 1949, when the Tyrs, Nemcova, and Purkyne busts were placed and dedicated.
clevelandmemory.org /ebooks/tpap/pg43.html   (802 words)

 artnet.com: Resource Library: Hellich, Josef Vojtech   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
He studied at the Prague Academy of Fine Arts between 1824 and 1836 under Josef Bergler and Frantisek Waldherr (1748–1835).
Hellich helped to create a linear-plastic style of figural types that was considered a national one.
Thus in the 1840s and 1850s he assisted in the stylistic development from Frantisek Tkadlík to Josef Mánes.
www.artnet.com /library/03/0374/T037427.asp   (356 words)

 The Revolutions of 1848: Essay by Mike White
However, the tide soon turned when differences among the revolutionaries gave the reactionary forces an opportunity to suppress the revolution.
In June, Czech leader Frantisek Palacky organized a Pan-Slav Congress in the city of Prague, demanding equality with the Germans.
On June 17, Austrian forces crushed this rebellion and a month later regained control in Milan.
www.pvchico.org /~bsilva/projects/revs/rev_of_1848.htm   (1142 words)

 Banknotes at SunSITE Czech Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Frantisek Palacky - the Czech historian and politican, who was called "The Father of the Nation" is merited with contributions to Czech history, modern Czech culture, the development of the national movement and for his more than forty years of public service, was born on June 16th, 1798 in Hodslavice in Valassko.
He was interested in Czech history, especially in the Hussite era, which he considered to be a time when national, democratic and social ideals were realized.
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xray.sai.msu.ru /~mystery/images/money/CZ/2_2.html   (200 words)

 TIME.com: HISTORIC QUEST FOR FREEDOM -- Aug. 30, 1968 -- Page 1
In hope of quelling the country's continuous unrest, Joseph II in 1781 granted an Edict of Toleration, an agreement that gave the people the right to speak their language and to have a measure of autonomy under Bohemian kings.
Czech national feelings reached a high pitch in the 19th century, encouraged by a historian named Frantisek Palacky, who emphasized his people's identity by writing about their long struggle for freedom.
"The Hussite war," Palacky wrote, "is the first war in history that was fought not for material interests but for intellectual ones—for ideals."
www.time.com /time/archive/preview/0,10987,844578,00.html   (646 words)

 The Czech Writer as Politician - New York Times
I would only like to make an important addition: the poet, writer and journalist Karel Havlicek (1821-56).
A close collaborator of Frantisek Palacky in the revolutionary year of 1848, Havlicek had a great facility with the Czech language; he was a master of satire, wit and all idiomatic usage.
A democrat who pressed for reforms and a federalization of the Hapsburg Empire, he was exiled by the Hapsburg authorities to Brixen in Tyrol, only to return home a dying man. Having been a tutor in Russia as a young man, Havlicek warned about the imperial ambitions of that country.
query.nytimes.com /gst/fullpage.html?res=9C0CE1D6173DF934A35752C0A966958260   (171 words)

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