In return, George of Poděbrady considered him to represent the church and alternated between attending Jan Rokycana’s masses and those in Saint Vitus Cathedral. In 1461, George of Poděbrady began aspiring to the crown of the Holy Roman Emperor, which would surely have meant renouncing the chalice of Hussitism.
George of Kunštát and Poděbrady (23 April 1420 – 22 March 1471), also known as Poděbrad or Podiebrad (Czech: Jiří z Poděbrad; German: Georg von Podiebrad), was King of Bohemia (1458–1471). He was leader of the Hussites .
April 23 – George of Poděbrady, King of Bohemia (d. 1471) June 5 – Anna of Saxony, Landgravine of Hesse, German royalty (d. 1462) July 19 – William VIII, Marquess of Montferrat (d. 1483) October 1 – Elisabeth of Cleves, Countess of Schwarzburg-Blankenburg, German noble (d. 1488) date unknown. Jean Fouquet, French painter (d. 1481)
1458 – George of Poděbrady is chosen as the king of Bohemia. 1476 – Burgundian Wars: The Old Swiss Confederacy hands Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, a major defeat in the Battle of Grandson in Canton of Neuchâtel. 1484 – The College of Arms is formally incorporated by Royal Charter signed by King Richard III of England.
1420 – George of Poděbrady, King of Bohemia (d. 1471) 1464 – Joan of France, Duchess of Berry (d. 1505) 1464 – Robert Fayrfax, English Renaissance composer (d. 1521) 1484 – Julius Caesar Scaliger, Italian physician and scholar (d. 1558) 1500 – Alexander Ales, Scottish theologian and academic (d. 1565)
Hussite George of Podebrady was even a king. Another great thinker of the Bohemian Reformation, Petr Chelčický, inspired the movement of the Bohemian Brethren that completely separated from the Catholic Church (unlike the Hussites). Hus's thoughts were a major influence on the later Lutheranism.
November 18 – Kunigunde of Sternberg, first spouse of King George of Podebrady (d. 1449) date unknown. Edmund Sutton, English nobleman (d. 1483) Krokodeilos Kladas, Greek military leader (d. 1490) Xicotencatl I, ruler of Tizatlan (in modern-day Mexico) (d. 1522)
Utraquism (from the Latin sub utraque specie, meaning "in both kinds") or Calixtinism (from chalice; Latin: calix, mug, borrowed from Greek kalyx, shell, husk; Czech: kališníci) was a belief amongst Hussites, a reformist Christian movement, that communion under both kinds (both bread and wine, as opposed to the bread alone) should be administered to the laity during the celebration of the ...
Utraquism (from the Latin sub utraque specie, meaning "in both kinds") or Calixtinism (from chalice; Latin: calix, mug, borrowed from Greek kalyx, shell, husk; Czech: kališníci) maintained that communion under both kinds (both bread and wine, as opposed to the bread alone) should be administered to the laity during the celebration of the Eucharist.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased. Papandreou, George Born Feb. 13, 1888, in Patrai (Pa-tras ...