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also Wen·ce·slaus  (wĕn′sĭ-slôs′), Saint c. 907-935?
Duke of Bohemia who encouraged Christianization and was murdered by his brother Boleslav. He is popularly associated with Christmastide charity and is the patron saint of the Czech Republic.


(ˈwɛnsɪsləs) or


1. (Biography) 1361–1419, Holy Roman Emperor (1378–1400) and, as Wenceslaus IV, king of Bohemia (1378–1419)
2. (Biography) Saint, known as Good King Wenceslaus. ?907–929, duke of Bohemia (?925–29); patron saint of Bohemia. Feast day: Sept 28


(ˈwɛn sɪsˌlɔs)

1. 1361–1419, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1378–1400; as Wenceslaus IV, king of Bohemia 1378–1419.
2. Saint (“Good King Wenceslaus” ), A.D. 903?–c935, duke of Bohemia 928–935.
German, Wenzel.
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Dr Bartomiej Waclaw, of the University of Edinburgh's School of Physics and Astronomy, who took part in the study, said: "The key mechanisms that underpin metabolism are found in almost all plants and animals, and control the productivity of life on Earth, yet we understand little of how they came about.
In 1817, Polish nobleman Count Waclaw Rzewuski made his famous exploratory journey into the heartland of what is today Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The Italian psychologist, Ugo Pizzoli (1863-1934), set up a laboratory at a teaching college in the city of Sao Paulo (Centofanti & Tomasini, 2014), and the Polish psychologist, Waclaw Radecki (1887-1953), in a psychiatric hospital in Rio de Janeiro (Centofanti, 1982).
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