Czech personalities and historical events from the perspective of public opinion

As the most important Czech figures respondents indicate mainly the king Charles IV, T. G. Masaryk, V. Havel, J. A. Komensky and J. Hus. As a paramount era of Czech history polled citizens most frequently mention reign of Charles IV (38 %), the first Czechoslovak Republic (16 %), National Revival (10 %) and Hussite Revolution (9 %). According to results of survey, the Velvet Revolution of 1989, events of World War Two with preceding Munich diktat and founding of Czechoslovakia in 1918 are most often considered to be the most important events for the Czech nation since the end of World War One.

 

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