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 Jan Amos Komensky

Jan Amos Komensky

Original Name Johann Amos Comenius
Birth
Nivnice, Okres Uherske Hradiste, Zlinsky (Zlin), Czech Republic
Death 15 Nov 1670 (aged 78)
Amsterdam, Amsterdam Municipality, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Burial Naarden, Gooise Meren Municipality, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Memorial ID 11587 · View Source
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Philosopher. He was a theologian and cartographer, but most considered as the first modern educationalist. His book “Orbis Pictus” was the first picture book for teaching children and remained a standard text in Europe and in America for over 200 years.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 9 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11587
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jan Amos Komensky (28 Mar 1592–15 Nov 1670), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11587, citing Comenius Museum, Naarden, Gooise Meren Municipality, Noord-Holland, Netherlands ; Maintained by Find A Grave .