Jaroslav Hašek (1883-04-30 - 1923-01-03)  A native of Prague, Hašek was a writer especially famous for his novel 'The Good Soldier Švejk', in which he introduced the adorable title character, a soldier with numerous adventures during World War I.   His 'Good Soldier Švejk and Other Strange Stories', published in 1912, brought him international renown and was translated into sixteen languages.   #prague #praha #prag #prague #mypragueapp

Jaroslav Hašek (1883-04-30 - 1923-01-03) A native of Prague, Hašek was a writer especially famous for his novel 'The Good Soldier Švejk', in which he introduced the adorable title character, a soldier with numerous adventures during World War I. His 'Good Soldier Švejk and Other Strange Stories', published in 1912, brought him international renown and was translated into sixteen languages. #prague #praha #prag #prague #mypragueapp

Jaroslav Seifert (1901-09-27 - 1986-01-10 )  To many, Seifert is thought to be the embodiment of the Czechoslovakian poet. His poetry is still read and admired in his homeland. In 1984, his autobiography 'Vsecky Krasy Sveta' (All the Beauty of the World, 1981 ) brought him the Nobel Prize for Literature, making him the first Czech to win this honour. During his lifetime, Seifert published more than 30 volumes of poetry.   #prague #praga #praha #prag #mypragueapp

All his life he wrote understandable, lyrical poems and mostly upbeat, although…

Franz Kafka (1883-07-03 - 1924-06-03 )  A Prague-born German-speaking writer of prose, Kafka is recognized as an icon of dark existentialist literature. His most renowned novel is 'Der Prozess' (The Trial, 1914). Just like his other novels, 'Das Schloss' (The Castle, 1926) and 'Der Verschollene' (retitled 'Amerika', 1927), this one is unfinished and its main theme is the solitude of man living in the 20th Century.   #prague #praga #praha #prag #mypragueapp

The best quotes by Franz Kafka. Find quotations by Franz Kafka, Austrian Novelist, born July Quote author Franz Kafka.

David Ondricek (1969-03-23 - )  This promising Czech director was born in Prague and placed the action of his most famous feature film, 'Samotari', in this city.  'Samotari' (2000), written by Peter Zelenka, was produced from the director's own budget. David Ondricek's further films are 'Jedna ruka netleska' (One Hand Can't Clap, 2003) and 'Grandhotel' (2006).  #prague #praga #praha #prag #myprague

David Ondricek (1969-03-23 - ) This promising Czech director was born in Prague and placed the action of his most famous feature film, 'Samotari', in this city. 'Samotari' (2000), written by Peter Zelenka, was produced from the director's own budget. David Ondricek's further films are 'Jedna ruka netleska' (One Hand Can't Clap, 2003) and 'Grandhotel' (2006). #prague #praga #praha #prag #myprague

Tomáš Rosický (1980-10-04 - )  He's a Czech international football player, who gained the nickname of “Little Mozart.”   He began his career with Sparta Prague at the age of eighteen. He was chosen as Czech Player of the Year. In 2000, he made his international debut in a match against the Republic of Ireland. In 2001, he switched to Borussia Dortmund, playing in the Bundesliga until 2006. Since then, Rosický has played for Arsenal FC.   #prague #praga #praha #mypraha

Tomáš Rosický (1980-10-04 - ) He's a Czech international football player, who gained the nickname of “Little Mozart.” He began his career with Sparta Prague at the age of eighteen. He was chosen as Czech Player of the Year. In 2000, he made his international debut in a match against the Republic of Ireland. In 2001, he switched to Borussia Dortmund, playing in the Bundesliga until 2006. Since then, Rosický has played for Arsenal FC. #prague #praga #praha #mypraha

Václav Havel (5 October 1936 – 18 December 2011)  The former President of Czechoslovakia, the first President of the Czech Republic, and also a writer and dramatist. In 1989, he was an important figure of the Velvet Revolution. At the end of that same year, Vaclav Havel was chosen to be the ninth and last President of Czechoslovakia, serving his term until 1992. Havel was elected Czech’s first President, and re-elected in 1998 for another 5 years.

Vaclav Havel ~ leader of the Velvet Revolution and the first president of the Czech Republic, a man who wielded power with words and believed in the power of the people. He has always intrigued and inspired me.


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