Jan Sladký

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Sladký, Jan


(nickname Kozina). Year of birth unknown; died Nov. 28, 1695. Leader of the antifeudal peasant uprising of the Chodové in 1692 and 1693 in southwestern Bohemia. After the suppression of the uprising, Sladký was executed in Plzeň. [23–1647–]

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