A bohemian in Amsterdam: Jan Amos Comenius

Jan Amos Comenius (© Riijksmuseum)

The programme looks at the life and work of Jan Amos Comenius (1592-1670). Hélène Michaud examines the last 14 years of this Czech humanist’s life which was spent in exile in Amsterdam, and she visits his grave in Naarden in the Netherlands. 

Producer: Hélène Michaud

Broadcast: November 18, 2006