Jan Želivský (1380 - 9 March 1422) was a Czech priest and a radical representative of the Hussite reformation. Events 590 - Bahram Chobin is crowned as king Barham VI of Persia. The Hussites were a Christian movement following the teachings of Czech reformer Jan Hus or John Huss (c
He was a very popular priest, and led the Hussite procession through the streets of Prague that ended in the First Defenestration of Prague, which was one of the events that triggered the Hussite Wars. The Defenestrations of Prague were two incidents in the history of Bohemia. The Hussite Wars, also called the Bohemian Wars involved the military actions against and amongst the followers of Jan Hus in Bohemia in the period 1420
For a time during the Second Anti-Hussite Crusade, he held almost ultimate authority over the lower classes in Prague.
On March 9, 1422, during the Civil Wars between the various Hussite factions, he was arrested by the town council of Prague and decapitated. Events 590 - Bahram Chobin is crowned as king Barham VI of Persia.