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Karel Hynek Mácha (16 November, 1810November 5, 1836) was a Bohemian romantic poet.

His lyrical epic poem Máj (May), which was published in 1836 shortly before his death, was judged by his contemporaries as immoral and a threat to society. His reputation improved after his death and Máj is now regarded as the classic work of Czech Romanticism.

He is buried at the Vysehrad cemetery in Prague, Czech Republic.

External links

  • Máj (http://www.lupomesky.cz/maj/may.html) - English translation

The biographic film Karel Hynek Mácha was made by Zet Molas (a pen name of Zdena Smolová) in 1937.Template:Livedcs:Karel Hynek Mácha eo:Karel Hynek MÁCHA

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