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Karel Havlíċek-Boroyský (1821–1856)

Havlíċek-Boroyský, Karel (häv’li-chek) [“Boroysky”]. A Czech prose-writer and agitator; born at Borova, Oct. 31, 1821; died at Prague, July 29, 1856. As a tutor at Moscow, he gathered the material for his ‘Pictures from Russia.’ Later he became an influential journalist in Bohemia. His Czech agitation resulted in imprisonment for some years, during which he wrote ‘Tyrolese Elegies,’ satires popular with his countrymen. His posthumous poem, ‘The Baptism of St. Vladimir,’ appeared first in 1877; and later his collected works were published at Prague.