Bro. Hynek Puc was born on 1 October 1856 in Benátky nad Jizerou (formerly Nové Benátky) in the family of shoemaker Josef Puc. He graduated from the Secondary Industrial School of Mechanical Engineering in Prague. He worked as a machinist at the Edvard Lokeš and Son factory in Prague, making […]
University professor František Nušl was born on 3 December 1867 in Jindřichův Hradec. After graduating from the local grammar school, he studied mathematics, physics and astronomy at Charles University in Prague. He then taught mathematics and physics in Hradec Králové and Prague. František Nušl was the founder of the Ondřejov […]
Vilém Pospíšil, lawyer and financier, the first governor of the Czechoslovak National can certainly be considered among the founding personalities not only of the Czechoslovak state and its economy, but also of Freemasonry. He can rightly be seen as Rašín’s contemporary and successor in many respects. Vilém Pospíšil was born […]
Ladislav Syllaba was born on 16th June 1868 in Bystřice u Benešova. In March 1892, he graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the Charles-Ferdinand University in Prague. He was a pupil and follower of Josef Thomayer. After graduation, he underwent a long medical praxis in Bohemia and education programmes […]
The founding of the Národ Lodge 100 years ago would have never happened without an active initiator in the background, who never became its regular member. We can read various things about him from historical sources – politic, diplomat, journalist, writer. And also a Freemason of the Scottish Rite. His […]
The list of World War II casualties from the ranks of Národ Lodge members. Deceased Doc. JUDr. Vladimír Hora (died in prison in Brieg) JUDr. Zdeněk Chytil, publisher of the ‘Demokratický střed’ magazine (died in Terezín concentration camp) Ing. Ladislav Bartl (died in a concentration camp after the revolution) JUDr. Rudolf Buchtela […]
Every year, members of the Národ Lodge remember the anniversary of their foundation by laying the flowers to the memorial plaque in Divoká Šárka. This year, despite bad weather, 18 Lodge members with their families gathered together on April 14, 2019 to walk around Divoká Šárka and to pay respect […]
Libor Adamec, the Worshipful Master of the Národ Lodge in 2016-2019, gave an exclusive interview on May 19, 2019 to a noted journalistic video channel DVTV (Aktuálně.cz), directly from the premises of the “100 Years of the Národ Lodge” exhibition. The interview is available in both audio and video version.