Jaroslav Hašek (1883-1923)

Death:  3rd January 1923
Location:  Old Cemetery / Stary Hrbitov, Lipnice nad Sázavou, Czech Republic
Cause of death:  Heart Failure
Photo taken by:  Matěj Baťha
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Czech writer who 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 sixty languages, making it the most translated novel in Czech literature.