Jan Kubiš

Jan Kubiš

Birth
Dolni Vilemovice, Okres Třebíč, Vysočina, Czech Republic
Death 18 Jun 1942 (aged 28)
Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic
Burial Body lost or destroyed
Memorial ID 11257168 · View Source
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World War II Czech Partisan. A member of the Czech resistence to Nazi occupation, on May 27 1942,he and Josef Gabcik parachuted into Prague, attacked and killed Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich. After being betrayed, he committed suicide in the basement of the Cyril and Methodius Church in Prague rather than be handed over to the Nazis. His remains were destroyed by the Nazis.

Bio by: Erik Lander


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 28 Jun 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11257168
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jan Kubiš (24 Jun 1913–18 Jun 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11257168, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Body lost or destroyed.