Jan Valerián Jirsík - Kácov (Central Bohemia)
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N 49° 46.668 E 015° 01.629
33U E 501954 N 5513926
Quick Description: The birthplace of Jan Valerián Jirsík, Roman-Catholic bishop of Ceské Budejovice, is located in historic house in market town Kacov, nowadays housing Municipal Office..
Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 3/4/2015 6:03:22 AM
Waymark Code: WMNF7Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Big B Bob
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Long Description:

The birthplace of Jan Valerián Jirsík, Roman-Catholic bishop of Ceské Budejovice, is located in historic house in market town Kacov, nowadays housing Municipal Office...

Jan Valerián Jirsík (June 19, 1798 in Kácov – February 23, 1883 in Ceské Budejovice), was Czech Catholic priest, writer, patriot, and national revivalist. He was also the IVth Bishop of Ceské Budejovice in 1851–1883 and member of the Czech Land Council and Imperial Council.

František Ondrícek

The tablet on the facade bears following inscription in Czech:


Zde se narodil
dne 19. cervna 1798
JAN VALERIAN
JIRSÍK,
biskup Budejovický

Translation to English:

He was born
in June 19, 1798
JAN VALERIAN
JIRSÍK,
bishop of Ceské Budejovice

Name of Famous Person: Jan Valerián Jirsík

Physical Address: Úřad městyse Kácov, Jirsíkova 157, 285 09 Kácov, Czech Republic

What is this person famous for?:
Jan Valerián Jirsík was bishop Roman-Catholic diocese in České Budejovice (1851–1883) and also was important person of Czech national revival in the XIXth century.


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Personal Experience:
Pictoresque small historic market town with great local brewery...


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