Jan Palach

Jan Palach was a Czech student of history and political economy at Charles University in Prague. His self-immolation was a political protest against the end of the Prague Spring... Wikipedia

  • Born:  August 11, 1948, Prague, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic)
  • Died:  January 19, 1969, Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Cause of death:  Burns from self-immolation
  • Resting place:  Olšany Cemetery
  • Nationality:  Czech
  • Alma mater:  Charles University
  • Occupation:  student
  • Known for:  self-immolation after the 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia
  • Awards:  Order of Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (in memoriam)
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo