Famous Czech Business People

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Ferdinand Porsche
(Automotive Engineer and Founder of the ‘Porsche AG’)
Ferdinand Porsche
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Birthdate: September 3, 1875
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: ratislavice nad Nisou, Liberec, Czechia
Died: January 30, 1951

Ferdinand Porsche was an Austrian-German automotive engineer. He is credited with founding one of the most popular car companies in the world, Porsche AG. He is also credited with creating the Lohner-Porsche mixed hybrid, the first gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle. During World War II, Porsche was a prominent contributor to the German war effort.

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Marilyn Miglin
(Entrepreneur)
Marilyn Miglin
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Birthdate: 1938 AD
Birthplace: Pilsen

The Queen of Makeovers Marilyn Miglin is a known face on the Home Shopping Network. The owner of the fragrance brand Pheromone, Miglin has an entire stretch named after her in Oak Street’s shopping district. She made headlines when her husband, Lee Miglin, was brutally murdered by a serial killer.

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Thomas J. Bata
(Shoe Manufacturer)
Thomas J. Bata
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Birthdate: September 17, 1914
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: September 1, 2008
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Emil Škoda
(Engineer)
Emil Škoda
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Birthdate: November 18, 1839
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pilsen, Czechia
Died: August 8, 1900
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Jan Antonín Baťa
(Shoe manufacturer and half-brother of Tomáš Baťa)
Jan Antonín Baťa
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Birthdate: March 7, 1898
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Uherské Hradiště, Czechia
Died: August 23, 1965

Jan Antonín Baťa was a Czech-Brazilian shoemaker and manufacturer who took over the famous Bata company from his half-brother in 1931 and implemented new growth plans for the company. Today, Bata factories have been established all over the world.

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Georgette Klinger
(Businesswoman)
Georgette Klinger
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Birthdate: February 28, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brno, Moravia, Czechoslovakia
Died: January 9, 2004