Jaroslav Hašek facts for kids
Jaroslav Hašek in his late years
30 April 1883|
|Died||3 January 1923
Lipnice nad Sázavou, Czechoslovakia
|Notable work(s)||The Good Soldier Švejk|
Jaroslav Hašek (Czech: [ˈjaroslav ˈɦaʃɛk]; 30 April 1883 – 3 January 1923) was a Czech writer, humorist, satirist, journalist, bohemian and anarchist. He is best known for his novel The Good Soldier Švejk, an unfinished collection of farcical incidents about a soldier in World War I and a satire on the ineptitude of authority figures. The novel has been translated into about 60 languages, making it the most translated novel in Czech literature.
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