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Václav Kliment Klicpera (1792–1859)

Klicpera, Václav Kliment (klich’pe-rä). A Czech poet and novelist; born at Chlumec, Bohemia, 1792; died at Prague, 1859. He wrote in a style that was picturesque, but occasionally somewhat coarse. Of a large number of dramas, the tragedy ‘Sobeslav’; and the comedies ‘The Magic Hat,’ ‘Zizka’s Sword,’ ‘The Liar,’ ‘The Comedy on the Bridge,’ were successful. Among his novels may be named ‘Tocnik’ and ‘Vilkovic.’ He wrote also patriotic verse, etc.