Adamov (Blansko District)

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Location
49°18'02"N
016°39'15"E
Country
 Czech Republic
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Adamov (Czech pronunciation: [ˈadamof]; German: Adamsthal) is a town in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic, near Brno and Blansko. It has about 4,500 inhabitants. In St. Barbara Church, a wooden Gothic altarpiece is found called the Zwettl Altar (Světelský oltář), which embodies a preserved part of the original sculpture carved for the Zwettl Abbey in the early 16th century.

Notable people

Johann Victor Krämer (1861–1949), Austrian painter Paul Heider (1868–1936), Grand Master of the Teutonic Order Jindřich Svoboda (born 1952), football player
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