Jan Komenský
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Jan Amos Komenský (1592 - 1670)

Jan Amos Komenský aka Comenius
Born in Moraviamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
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Died in Amsterdam, Dutch Republicmap
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Jan Amos Komensky served as the last bishop of Unity of the Brethren and became a religious refugee and one of the earliest champions of universal education, a concept eventually set forth in his book Didactica Magna. He is considered the father of modern education.

Jan was born in 1592. He passed away in 1670.


  • "John Amos Comenius." Encyclopedia of World Biography, 2nd ed. 17 Vols. Gale Research, 1998. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. .

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