Eisner, Ján

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Eisner, Ján


Born Apr. 26,1885, in Bradlo; died May 2,1967, in Prague. Czechoslovak historian and archaeologist. Academician of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences (1952).

Eisner was a professor at Charles University in Prague from 1939 to 1957. His research centered on the prehistoric and ancient periods in Slovakia. He also made important contributions to Slavic archaeology and, in particular, Slavic ethnogeny. Eisner edited the collections entitled The Origin and Emergence of the Slavs.


Slovensko v pravěku. Bratislava, 1933.
Rukovět slovanské archeologie. Prague, 1966.