Jozef Roháček

Jozef Roháček

(1877-02-06)February 6, 1877
Stará Turá, na Jazvinách, u Dornákov,

Austro-Hungarian Empire, (present-day Slovakia)
Died July 28, 1962(1962-07-28) (aged 85)
Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, (present-day Slovakia)
Citizenship Austro-Hungarian Empire, Czechoslovakia, Slovakia
Occupation Lutheran priest, missionary, writer, editor
Known for The first translation of Bible from original languages into Slovak language
Religion Lutheran
Spouse(s) Ružena Vraná from Tisovec

Jozef Roháček (February 6, 1877 − July 28, 1962) was a Slovak Protestant activist, evangelist and scholar.

He translated the Bible from original languages into Slovak. The first edition of the complete Lutheran Slovak Bible was edited by British and Foreign Bible Society in 1936. The revised edition was printed in Kutná Hora (Czech republic) in 1951.[1]



  1. Holéczy, Daniel E. (1991). Životopisy – Kristína Royová, Jozef Roháček, Ružena Vraná, Viera Roháčková (in Slovak). Cicero. p. 42.

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