Saturday, March 14, 2009


Czechoslovakia 20 Korun 1988 F
Front: Jan Amos Komensky 1592-1670
Back: Tree of Life

John Amos Comenius was a Czech teacher, scientist, educator, and writer. He was a Unity of the Brethren/Moravian Protestant bishop, a religious refugee, and one of the earliest champions of universal education, a concept eventually set forth in his book Didactica Magna. Comenius became known as the teacher of nations. He is often considered the father of modern education.Information Obtained From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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