Josef Novotny

25 February 1905–1989 (Age 83)
Brno, Czechoslovakia

The Life of Josef

Josef Novotny was born on 25 February 1905. He died in 1989, in Brno, Czechoslovakia, at the age of 84.

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World Events (3)

1918

Age 13

The establishment of independent Czechoslovakia. The fall of the Austro-Hungarian Empire after World War I allows for an independent state.
1938

Age 33

Munich Pact is signed by Germany, Britain, France and Italy. It allows Germany the right to invade and claim Czechoslovakia's border areas.
1939

Age 34

World War II. Czechoslovakia is invaded by Adolf Hitler's army.

Name Meaning

Czech (Novotný) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname denoting a newcomer to a place. This is the third most common Czech surname.

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