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Prague Castle opens special exhibition on Wenceslas IV in light of 600 anniversary of ruler’s death
[16.08.2019]   Tom McEnchroe

Photo: ČTK/Roman Vondrouš This Friday marks the 600 year anniversary since the death of King Wenceslas IV, who was simultaneously the king of Bohemia and of the Romans. His rule was marked by political miscalculation and excessive drinking. However, he was also an important patron of the arts. On the occasion of the anniversary, Prague Castle has opened an exhibition depicting some of the most accomplished gothic craftsmanship produced during his era.

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