LIPNICE NAD SAZAVOU: used cemetery at Humpolec


Lipnice nad Sázavou is a village at  49°36′47″N 15°24′45″E in the Vysočina Region with about 700 inhabitants where at The Czech Crown Inn, Czech author Jaroslav Hašek wrote a substantial part (books Two, Three, and Four) of The Good Soldier Švejk before he died in 1923. Jaroslav Hašek is buried at the Lipnice Old Cemetery. Lipnice was also the location where Václav Havel made his first public appearance (at a folk festival) iin 1988.There is a notable 14th century castle at Lipnice nad Sázavou. An instructional trail includes this village. [February 2009]

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