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Miroslav Holub

Born: 13-Sep-1923
Birthplace: Pilsen, Czecholsovakia
Died: 14-Jul-1998
Location of death: Prague, Czechia
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: Czechia [1]
Executive summary: Immunologist, important Czech poet


[1] Interview with Richard Kearney, States of Mind: Dialogues with Contemporary Thinkers on the European Mind (1995), page 138: "I am a Czech. My second wife was a Slovak. But who knows what we are? I discovered one of my ancestors was a Mores. By definition Mores was a Jewish name, so I don't know what I am. I don't care whether I am Czech of Slovak. For me, it's all the same. I regard being a Czechoslovak as my broader identity, and, therefore, I would like to keep it as it is."

Father: Josef Holub (lawyer for railway)
Mother: Frantiska Dvorakova
Wife: Jitka (wife #3, until his death)

    Medical School: PhD, Charles University, Prague (1953)

    Microbiology Institute, Academy of Science Immunologist (1954-71)



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