Valeriy V. Dzyuban
Financial University under the government of the Russian Federation
Domestic policy of Charles IV of the Luxembourg dynasty: from the beginning of his reign to the founding of Karlsbad
Valeriy V. Dzyuban. Domestic policy of Charles IV of the Luxembourg dynasty: from the beginning of his reign to the founding of Karlsbad. Vestnik of Kostroma State University, 2020, vol. 26, № 3, pp. 111-116 (In Russ.). DOI https://doi.org/10.34216/1998-0817-2020-26-3-111-116
DOI: https://doi.org/10.34216/1998-0817-2020-26-3-111-116
УДК: 94(4)”14”
Publish date: 2020-06-05
Annotation: The article is devoted to the initial stage of the reign of Charles IV of the Luxembourg dynasty in Czechia (from 1346 to 1350s). The aim of the work is to present a general description of the king's activities during these years, as well as to analyze the designated period of the reign of Charles IV in the history of the medieval Czech kingdom. The author of the article presents a holistic description of the outstanding personality of the king, who was a man of his era, but at the same time moved forward – not shying away from the feat of arms, Charles IV was engaged in intellectual work a lot. The beginning of his reign was marked by economic growth in Czechia, the king sought to make Czechia the centre of the Holy Roman Empire. His merit is also the cultural upsurge – from the time of Charles IV to the present day, a number of architectural masterpieces have survived, and the University of Prague was founded. In addition, Charles IV became the founder of the world famous resort – Karlsbad.
Keywords: Charles IV of Luxembourg dynasty, Bohemian Kingdom, Holy Roman Empire, Karlsbad, feudalism, Czech architecture, Prague University.
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Author's info: Valeriy V. Dzyuban, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Candidate of Pedagogic Sciences, Professor of the Department of sociology, history and philosophy of the Financial University under the government of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia E-mail: bryanskstudzuban@mail.ru