The poet Jan Neruda died at the age of 57. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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A Czech Realist poet, author, and journalist associated with the Majovci (May School) literary group, he is known for works such as Cemetery Flowers and Book of Verses. His 1877 short story collection, Povidky malostranske (Tales of the Little Quarter), is his most famous work.
He had a significant romantic relationship with Karolina Svetla, a fellow writer, although the two never married.