Banda lupičů a žhářů: Boj o Jana Husa a husitství na českém zemském sněmu v roce 1889
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A Gang of Thieves and Arsonists: The Fight Over Jan Hus and the Hussite Movement in the Czech Landtag in 1889
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A debate occurred on the location of a plaque with the name Jan Hus on the building of the Czech museum at the Czech Landtag in Prague in November 1889. Prince Charles of Schwarzenberg spoke at the meeting and referred to the Hussites as „a troop of robbers and arsonists“. The debate and its response in the press present a political struggle between liberals and Catholics within Czech society in the end of the 19th century. The personality of Jan Hus as an instrument of political argumentation in this struggle.
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