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Samo


20969
1979 SH
Discovered by 17.09.1979 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 44186 (30.12.2001)
https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=20969;old=0;orb=1;cov=0;log=0;cad=0#orb

Samo (c.600-c.659) was a French merchant. Around the year 623 he organized the Slavic tribes into a kingdom and led this kingdom to defeat the Avars. Samo ruled over this Slavic kingdom, centered in Bohemia, until his death. This kingdom is the earliest state known to have been established in Bohemia.