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Ferdinand Břetislav Mikovec (1826–1862)

Mikovec, Ferdinand Břetislav (mik’ō-vets). A Bohemian dramatist and archæologist; born at Sloup (Pirkstein), Dec. 24, 1826; died at Prague, Sept. 22, 1862. He took part in the Bohemian and Serbian commotions of 1848; founded at Prague the Lumir, the only magazine in Bohemia then devoted exclusively to belles-lettres (1851); also wrote ‘Bohemian Antiquities’ (1858). He published ‘The Extinction of the Premyslides’ (1851) and ‘Dimitri Ivanovic’ (1856), two successful tragedies; and left two other dramas in MS.