Friday, 22 March 2019

First Czech newspaper recalled on 300th anniversary of launch

Radio Prague |
5 February 2019

Monday marked exactly 300 years since the publication of the first ever Czech-language newspaper, Pražské poštovské noviny, or The Prague Postal Newspaper. Its publisher, a Czech patriot, regarded the paper as a way to promote the use of the language under the Austro-Hungarian Empire.