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Bohumil Bauše

Czech Republic

Biography

Bohumil Bauše (17 February 1845 – 14 November 1924) was a Czech Teacher, Scientist, Writer and Translator.

Bohumil studied Philosophy at Charles University in Prague and after graduating became a teacher. Bohumil retired in 1905 from the school board.

Bohumil was the author of several books and many articles on natural sciences. He also translated various articles from foreign languages into Czech.


Filmography:
The Life of a Killed Frog (5', Czech Republic, 1911)

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The Life of a Killed Frog

Život zabité žáby (Orig.) / 1911 / Czech Republic / 5 min

One of the first Czech scientific documentaries, made by the Society of the Friends of Nature, containing footage of the preparation of a frog’s heart, its pulse, and the response of nerves when irritated by electric current. The film was made by the pedagogue and promoter of sciences Bohumil Bauše (1845 - 1924).

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