Jaromír Jágr - hockey player

Among the most respected people in the Czech Republic belong sportmen. One of the most popular sport is Ice-Hockey and hence a hockeyplayer - Jaromír Jágr.

Pavel Tigrid - writer, publisher and author - one of the most important personalities of the Czech exile journalism

Pavel Tigrid - writer, publisher and author - one of the most important personalities of the Czech exile journalism

Karel Čapek - writer

The word „robot“ was first used (in meaning we understand it now) by a Czech writer Karel Capek.

Eliška Krásnohorská

Eliška Krásnohorská

Eva Urbanová - soprano opera singer

Eva Urbanová - soprano opera singer

Václav Havel -  playwright, essayist, poet, dissident and politician: first president of the Czech Republic

Václav Havel - playwright, essayist, poet, dissident and politician: first president of the Czech Republic

Emil Filla - painter, printmaker, sculptor, writer and collector

Emil Filla - painter, printmaker, sculptor, writer and collector

Antonín Dvořák - composer (for exampel:  "New World Symphony")

Antonín Dvořák - composer (for exampel: "New World Symphony")

Iva Bittová - singer, instrumentalist, actress

Iva Bittová - singer, instrumentalist, actress

Miloš Forman -  director and screenwriter

Academy Award winning director/screenwriter Milos Forman turns 83 today - he was born in Some of his credits include One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, Amadeus, Hair, Man on the Moon, The People vs. Larry Flynt and Goya's Ghosts.

František Gellner, český básník, autor provokativních veršů, prozaik a výtvarník - poem writer, painter

František Gellner, český básník, autor provokativních veršů, prozaik a výtvarník - poem writer, painter

Markéta Irglová

Markéta Irglová

Jan Kaplický - architect

Jan Kaplický - architect

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