Jan Amos KOMENSKÝ - life, work, legacy

Frankfurt an der Oder

also Francofurti ad Oderam


Federal Republic of Germany. After Berlin, the largest city in Brandenburg, lying on both banks of the Oder.



Frankfurt was from the outset one of the most strategically and economically important crossings of the Oder. A market town grew up on the site of the original Slavic settlement from 1226 onwards; from 1250 it was part of Brandenburg, and in 1253 it was granted a charter as a town equivalent to that of Berlin. It was part of the Hanseatic League from the end of the 14th until the 15th century, and from 1506 to 1811 was a university town.

Comenius visited Frankfurt an der Oder in 1656, on his journey from Silesia to the Netherlands.




Muzeum Jana Amose Komenského

Přemysla Otakara II. 37
Česká republika, EUROPE
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