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First Prague defenestration 1419: First Prague defenestration
30.7.1419: First Prague defenestration
Supporters of the reformer Johannes Huss stormed Prague City Hall and threw the Catholic councillors out of the window. As a result, Huss was burnt at the stake in Constance. The preacher had many supporters and 400 aristocrats wrote a letter of protest to the Constance authorities. The popular belief at the time that the world would end was fuelled by King Wenceslas IV, who was an inept ruler.
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  Clark Gable
  Christopher Plummer
  Lawrence Olivier
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