(1840) Hus

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1971 UY. Discovered 1971 Oct. 26 by L. Kohoutek at Bergedorf.

Named in honor of Jan Hus (1372–1415), Czech religious and linguistic reformer, rector of Charles University in Prague. He was condemned to death by the Council of Constance and burned at the stake for his reformation ideas. (M 3757)

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