Prokop the Great

1380 - 1434

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Prokop the Great (Czech: Prokop Veliký, Latin: Procopius Magnus) or Prokop the Bald or the Shaven (Czech: Prokop Holý, Latin: Procopius Rasus) (c. 1380 – 30 May 1434) was a Czech Hussite general and a prominent Taborite military leader during the Hussite Wars. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prokop the Great has received more than 140,823 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Prokop the Great is the 327th most popular military personnel (up from 388th in 2019), the 93rd most popular biography from Czechia (up from 108th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Czech Military Personnel.

Prokop the Great was the king of Bohemia. He is most famous for his victory over the Magyars at the Battle of Lechfeld.

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Among military personnels, Prokop the Great ranks 327 out of 2,058Before him are Abdallah ibn Sa'd, Erich Priebke, Arthur Nebe, Nearchus, Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, and Reinhard Gehlen. After him are Shunroku Hata, François Christophe de Kellermann, Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno, Yermak Timofeyevich, Kul Tigin, and Thomas the Slav.

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Among people born in 1380, Prokop the Great ranks 6Before him are Thomas à Kempis, Pachacuti, Ferdinand I of Aragon, Jamshīd al-Kāshī, and Poggio Bracciolini. After him are Bernardino of Siena, Itzcoatl, İsa Çelebi, Jalal al-Din Khan ibn Tokhtamysh, Yawar Waqaq, and Nanni di Banco. Among people deceased in 1434, Prokop the Great ranks 2Before him is Władysław II Jagiełło. After him are Louis III of Anjou, John I, Duke of Bourbon, Bernard I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Marie, Duchess of Auvergne, Sophia of Montferrat, and Yury of Zvenigorod.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Prokop the Great ranks 93 out of 1,200Before him are Julius Fučík (1903), Jiří Menzel (1938), Petr Pavel (1961), Archduchess Anna of Austria (1528), Kurt Knispel (1921), and Johann Stamitz (1717). After him are Alois Senefelder (1771), Jobst of Moravia (1351), Henry of Bohemia (1265), Pavel Nedvěd (1972), Marie, Princess of Liechtenstein (1940), and Balthasar Neumann (1687).


Among military personnels born in Czechia, Prokop the Great ranks 5Before him are Jan Žižka (1360), Albrecht von Wallenstein (1583), Joseph Radetzky von Radetz (1766), and Kurt Knispel (1921). After him are Jan Kubiš (1913), Otto Kittel (1917), Julius von Payer (1841), Erhard Raus (1889), Karl Fritzsch (1903), Ferenc Wesselényi (1605), and Moritz von Auffenberg (1852).