1846 – 1929
Who was Jan Karafiát?
Jan Karafiát was a Czech clergyman of the Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren and author. He is best known for his classic children's book Broučci, the Czech language word for beetle, that was first published in the early 1870s. Traditional Czech figurines of fairylike insect people are based on the characters in the book.
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- Jan 4, 1846
- Jan 31, 1929
on July 23, 2013
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