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Bohumil Janda (1831–1875)

Janda, Bohumil (yän’dä). A Bohemian novelist and poet; born at Patek, May 1, 1831; died at Prague (?), Sept. 29, 1875. His poetry and prose deal mostly with historical themes afforded by the annals of his native land. ‘Jan Talafus z Ostrova’ is his masterpiece in metre, being an epic of a fifteenth-century knight. His novel ‘Anna Mstecká Bocek’ is based upon somewhat similar material.