Antonín Benjamin Svojsík

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Antonín Benjamin Svojsík
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Born(1876-09-05)September 5, 1876
DiedSeptember 17, 1938(1938-09-17) (aged 62)
Known forFounder of the Czechoslovak Scouting organization Junák

Dr. Antonín Benjamin Svojsík (September 5, 1876–September 17, 1938) was the founder of the Czechoslovak Scouting organization Junák.

Dr. Svojsík served on the World Scout Committee of the World Organization of the Scout Movement from its creation in 1922 until 1933.

When J. S. Wilson visited Czechoslovakia for two weeks in April and May 1947, he laid a wreath on the tomb of Dr. Svojsík.


  • Scouting Round the World, John S. Wilson, first edition, Blandford Press 1959 p. 46 88 162