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John "Jan Hus" Huss
Birth: c. 1369
Death: Jul. 6, 1415, Germany

John Huss (Jan Hus) was a Bohemian theologian who became Confessor to the Queen under King Wenceslas IV. He opposed the selling of indulgences, and was convicted of heresy and burned at the stake. This set off the Hussite Wars which lasted until 1435. Huss became revered as a martyr. His 1915 monument displays his last words: "Truth will prevail." (bio by: Geoff Walden) 

Cause of death: burned at the stake
 
Burial:
Old Town Square *
Prague
Prague Capital City, Czech Republic
*Cenotaph [?]
 
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Record added: Feb 11, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 20232
John Jan Hus Huss
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John Jan Hus Huss
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John Jan Hus Huss
Added by: Geoff Walden
 
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When I was much younger, a person I was requesting genealogy information from, told me I was related to the Reformer Jan Hus. My mother's last name is Huss. I have been a journey ever since to search you out and find the truth. I am humbled at your streng...(Read more)
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Free me, O Jehovah, from the evil man; preserve me from the violent man: Psalm 140
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