For the earlier duke and saint, see Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia. Wenceslaus I (Czech: Václav I.; c. 1205 – 23 September 1253), called One-Eyed, was King of Bohemia from 1230 to 1253. Wenceslaus was a son of Ottokar I of Bohemia and his second wife Constance of Hungary.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wenceslaus_I,_King_of_Bohemia
Wenceslaus was the son of Vratislaus I, Duke of Bohemia from the Přemyslid dynasty. His grandfather, Bořivoj I of Bohemia , was converted to Christianity by Cyril and Methodius . His mother, Drahomíra , was the daughter of a pagan tribal chief of the Havelli , but was baptized at the time of her marriage.
For the earlier duke and saint, see Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia. Wenceslaus I (Czech: Václav I.; c. 1205 – 23 September 1253), called One-Eyed, was King of Bohemia from 1230 to 1253. Wenceslaus was a son of Ottokar I of Bohemia and his second wife Constance of Hungary.
Patron saint of Bohemia, parts of Czech Republic, and duke of Bohemia frorn 924-929. Also called Wenceslas, he was born near Prague and raised by his grandmother, St. Ludmilla, until her murder by his mother, the pagan Drahomira.
About Wenceslaus I, duke of Bohemia Anthropologist prof. Emanuel Vlček (* 1. 3.1925 - +24.10.2006) in Prague examined the skeletal remains of St. Wenceslas. After a thorough investigation, he judges the age of St. Wenceslas at the time of death over 40 years. So he had to be born in the years 895-897.
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Wenceslas is best known in the English-speaking world as the subject of the Christmas carol " Good King Wenceslas." He was the son of Vratislav I, Duke of Bohemia from the Přemyslid dynasty. His father was raised in a Christian milieu through his father, Bořivoj, who was converted by Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius, the "apostles to the Slavs".
Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia. ... "St. Wenceslaus," in Catholic Encyclopedia, (ed.) by Charles G. Herbermann and others, New York: The Encyclopaedia Press ...
Wenceslas I, (born 1205—died Sept. 23, 1253), king of Bohemia from 1230 who brought Austria under his dynasty while using the influence of German colonists and craftsmen to keep Bohemia strong, prosperous, and culturally progressive.
Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia, Barborska Street, Kutná Hora, Czech Republic Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia Barborska Street, Kutná Hora, Czech Republic . Wenceslaus, who is also known as Wenceslas, Vaclav, Vaceslav and Wenzel, was barely out of his teens when he became Duke of Bohemia.
In 1109, Svatopluk was killed during a campaign in Poland, and Vladislav I succeeded him as Duke of Bohemia. Bořivoj II returned from exile with the support of Prince Bolesław III Wrymouth of Poland, but was defeated and imprisoned by Vladislav in 1110.
Vratislaus I or Wratislaus I (Czech: Vratislav I) (c.888 – February 13, 921), Duke of Bohemia (915 – 921), was the younger brother of Spytihnev I. By his wife Drahomira, Vratislaus had two sons, Wenceslaus and Boleslaus (also called Boleslaw I).