Jan Hus bi an unkent author, 16t century
Husinec, Kinrick o Bohemie (nou Czech Republic)
|Died||Executit (burned at the stake) 6 Julie 1415 (aged ca. 45) Konstanz, Bishopric o Constance, Holy Roman Empire (nou Germany)|
|Ither names||John Hus, John Huss or Jan Huss|
Jan Hus (c. 1369 – 6 Julie 1415), eften referred tae in Anglic leids as John Hus or John Huss, wis a Czech priest, filosofer, early Christian reformer an Master at Charles Varsity in Prague that becam a kirk reformer, an inspirer o Hussitism, a key predecessor tae Protestantism an a seminal feegur in the Bohemian Reformation.
Efter John Wycliffe, the theorist o ecclesiastical reform, Hus is conseedert the first kirk reformer, as he lived afore Luther, Calvin, an Zwingli. His teachins haed a strang influence on the states o Wastren Europe, maist immediately in the appruival o a reformed Bohemie releegious denomination, an, mair nor a century later, on Martin Luther himsel. He wis birned at the stake for heresy against the doctrines o the Catholic Kirk, includin thae on ecclesiology, the Eucharist, an ither theological topics.
Efter Hus wis executit in 1415, the follaers o his releegious teachings (kent as Hussites) rebelled against thair Catholic rulers an defeatit five consecutive papal crusades atween 1420 an 1431 in whit becam kent as the Hussite Wars. Baith the Bohemie an the Moravie populations remeened majority Hussite till the 1620s, whan a Protestant defeat in the Battle o the White Muntain resultit in the Launds o the Bohemian Croun comin unner Habsburg dominion for the next 300 years an bein subject tae immediate an forced conversion in an intense campaign o return tae Catholicism.