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date: 20 September 2020

Kopal, Zdeněklocked

(1914–1993)
  • Paul Murdin

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Kopal, Zdeněk (1914-1993), astronomer, was born on 4 April 1914 in Litomyšl, in the Austrian province of Bohemia, the son of Josef Kopal (1883-1966), scholar of modern languages, and his wife, Ludmila, née Lelková (1884-1973). His father was professor of romance languages (mainly French) at all three Czech universities at one time or another, principally at ...

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