Nepomuk, John of

Nepomuk, John of:

see John of Nepomuk, SaintJohn of Nepomuk, Saint
, d. 1393, patron saint of Bohemia, a martyr. He is also called John Nepomucen. He was vicar general of Bohemia under King Wenceslaus IV (later Holy Roman Emperor Wenceslaus). When the king wished uncanonically to convert an abbey into a cathedral, St.
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