Palach's Pylon - Prague, CZ
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N 50° 04.811 E 014° 25.892
33U E 459328 N 5547700
Quick Description: Next to the national museum you will find this large memorial for Jan Palach. The memorial is named Palmen, which translates to Flame.
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 4/25/2022 1:47:15 AM
Waymark Code: WM16386
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
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Long Description:
"The monument to the memory of Jan Palach in the form of a 30-meter pylon in front of the New Building of the National Museum is fitted with a bronze sculpture 'Plamen' ('Flame'), designed by Karel Prager and Miloslav Chlupác. The originally intended form was realized by the National Museum after more than 40 years. The bronze sculpture made according to the preserved sketches is the work of the academic sculptor Antonín Kašpar.'

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About Jan Palach:

"Jan Palach was a Czech student of history and political economics at Charles University in Prague. His self-immolation was a political protest against the end of the Prague Spring resulting from the 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia by the Warsaw Pact armies."

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Adress of the monument:
Wilsonoca
Prague, Prague CZ


When was this monument palced?: 1/1/2018

Who placed this monument?: Antonín Kašpar

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