List of famous Czech people with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Famous Czech People

For a fairly new country that has been around for a little more than a decade now, one would not expect it to have an exciting history, leave aside having a stockpile of famous men. So it is far more exhilarating when you discover that the new country is not only a reservoir of great talents, but address to some world-famous men and women too, you are likely to change your mind for good. That is right! Czech Republic does a fine job of displaying its enviable heritage, picturesque cities and, illuminating individuals with élan. Be it its beautiful women, top-class sportsmen, Nobel Prize laureates or globally lauded writers and musicians, the Czechs have stamped their greatness in diverse fields and how. People like Franz Kafka, Martina Navratilova, Sigmund Freud, Jaroslav Heyrovsky, Vaclav Havel, Ivan Lendl and Eva Herzigova are just some of the Czechs who have earned unparalleled name and an irreplaceable status in the world map, all thanks to their insurmountable contribution in their diverse fields. Unravel all about the famous Czechs in their biographies below. Their timeline, trivia, and interesting facts are worth a read.
Ivana TrumpIvana Trump
(Model, Socialite)

20 February 1949

Zlín

Pisces

Egon Schiele Egon Schiele
(Painter)

12 June 1890

31 October 1918

Tulln an der Donau

Gemini

Karolina Kurkova Karolína Kurková
(Model)

28 February 1984

Děčín

Pisces

Denise MilaniDenise Milani
(Pinup Model)

24 April 1976

Frýdek-Místek, Czech Republic

Taurus

Milan KunderaMilan Kundera
(Writer)

01 April 1929

Brno

Aries

Tom StoppardTom Stoppard
(Playwright)

03 July 1937

Zlín, Czechoslovakia

Cancer

Ivan LendIvan Lendl
(Former No 1 tennis Player)

07 March 1960

Ostrava, Czechoslovakia

Pisces

Emil ZatopekEmil Zatopek
(Long Distance Runner)

19 September 1922

22 November 2000

Koprivnice

Virgo

Petra NemcovaPetra Nemcova
(Model)

24 June 1979

Karviná

Cancer

John Huss John Huss
(Religious Thinker, Philosophers, Reformer)

1369 AD

06 July 1415

Husinec

Bedrich SmetanaBedrich Smetana
(Composer)

02 March 1824

12 May 1884

Litomyšl

Pisces

Mishovy SilenostiMishovy Silenosti
(YouTube Star)

02 January 2007

Kurim, Czech Republic

Capricorn

Antonín DvořákAntonín Dvořák
(Composer)

08 September 1841

01 May 1904

Nelahozeves

Virgo

Alexander DubcekAlexander Dubcek
(Politician)

27 November 1921

07 November 1992

Uhrovec

Sagittarius

Leos JanacekLeos Janacek
(Composer)

03 July 1854

10 August 1928

Hukvaldy, Moravia

Cancer

Eva HerzigováEva Herzigová
(Model)

10 March 1973

Litvínov

Pisces

Tommy WiseauTommy Wiseau
(Screenwriter, Film producer, Film director, Actor, Television actor)

03 October 1955

Libra

Matěj VydraMatěj Vydra
(Association football player)

01 May 1992

Chotěboř

Taurus

Jana CovaJana Cova
(Pornographic actor, Glamour model, Model)

13 April 1980

Vyškov

Aries

Vaclav HavelVaclav Havel

05 October 1936

18 December 2011

Prague, Czechoslovakia

Libra

Silvia SaintSilvia Saint
(Pornographic actor, Glamour model, Model)

12 February 1976

Kyjov

Aquarius

Herbert LomHerbert Lom
(Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Novelist, Character actor, Writer)

11 September 1917

27 September 2012

Prague

Virgo

Tomáš BerdychTomáš Berdych
(Tennis player)

17 September 1985

Valašské Meziříčí

Virgo

Miloš ZemanMiloš Zeman
(Politician, Economist)

28 September 1944

Kolín

Libra

Sophie, Duchess of HohenbergSophie, Duchess of Hohenberg
(Lady-in-waiting)

01 March 1868

28 June 1914

Stuttgart

Pisces

John Amos ComeniusJohn Amos Comenius
(Writer, Linguist, Presbyter, Theologian, Educationist, Philosopher, Scientist)

28 March 1592

15 November 1670

Moravia

Aries

Jan HammerJan Hammer
(Pianist, Composer, Musician, Songwriter, Record producer, Film producer, Film score composer)

17 April 1948

Prague

Aries

Tarra WhiteTarra White
(Pornographic actor)

19 November 1987

Ostrava

Scorpio

Jan KollerJan Koller
(Association football player)

30 March 1973

Smetanova Lhota

Aries

Tomáš KalasTomáš Kalas
(Association football player)

15 May 1993

Olomouc

Taurus

Zuzka LightZuzka Light
Karel RodenKarel Roden
(Actor)

18 May 1962

České Budějovice

Taurus

Yana GuptaYana Gupta
(Actor, Model)

23 April 1979

Brno

Taurus

Karel GottKarel Gott
(Singer, Painter)

14 July 1939

Plzeň

Cancer

Tomáš NecidTomáš Necid
(Association football player)

13 August 1989

Prague

Leo

Patrik BergerPatrik Berger
(Association football player)

10 November 1973

Prague

Scorpio

Bohuslav SobotkaBohuslav Sobotka
(Politician, Economist, Lawyer)

23 October 1971

Telnice

Libra

Václav KlausVáclav Klaus
(Politician, Economist, Educationist)

19 June 1941

Prague

Gemini

Stanislav GrofStanislav Grof
(Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Writer, Physician)

01 July 1931

Prague

Cancer

Václav KadlecVáclav Kadlec
(Association football player)

20 May 1992

Prague

Taurus

Michal NeuvirthMichal Neuvirth
(Ice hockey player)

23 March 1988

Ústí nad Labem

Aries

Antonín PanenkaAntonín Panenka
(Association football player)

02 December 1948

Prague

Sagittarius

Michal KadlecMichal Kadlec
(Association football player)

13 December 1984

Vyškov

Sagittarius

Tomáš FleischmannTomáš Fleischmann
(Ice hockey player)

16 May 1984

Kopřivnice

Taurus

David LafataDavid Lafata
(Association football player)

18 September 1981

České Budějovice

Virgo

Daniella RushDaniella Rush
(Pornographic actor)

17 September 1976

Sušice

Virgo

Marek JankulovskiMarek Jankulovski
(Association football player)

09 May 1977

Ostrava

Taurus

Daniel PudilDaniel Pudil
(Association football player)

27 September 1985

Prague

Libra

Vladimír DaridaVladimír Darida
(Association football player)

08 August 1990

Sokolov

Leo

Jana NovotnáJana Novotná
(Tennis player)

02 October 1968

Brno

Libra

Bohumil HrabalBohumil Hrabal
(Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Poet lawyer)

28 March 1914

03 February 1997

Brno

Aries

Tomáš PlekanecTomáš Plekanec
(Ice hockey player)

31 October 1982

Kladno

Scorpio

Lukáš RosolLukáš Rosol
(Tennis player)

24 July 1985

Brno

Leo

Max BrodMax Brod
(Linguist, Composer, Pianist, Novelist, Translator, Journalist, Writer, Poet lawyer)

27 May 1884

20 December 1968

Prague

Gemini

Loukas VyntraLoukas Vyntra
(Association football player)

05 February 1981

Město Albrechtice

Aquarius

Ewa FarnaEwa Farna
(Singer, Actor)

12 August 1993

Třinec

Leo

Petr KordaPetr Korda
(Tennis player, Tennis coach)

23 January 1968

Prague

Aquarius

Radim VrbataRadim Vrbata
(Ice hockey player)

13 June 1981

Mladá Boleslav

Gemini

Josef MasopustJosef Masopust
(Association football player, Association football manager)

09 February 1931

29 June 2015

Most

Aquarius

Jan ŽeleznýJan Železný
(Javelin thrower, Athletics competitor)

16 June 1966

Mladá Boleslav

Gemini

Erwin SchulhoffErwin Schulhoff
(Composer, Pianist, Choreographer, Conductor)

08 June 1894

18 August 1942

Prague

Gemini

Hana SoukupováHana Soukupová

Tommy HansenTommy Hansen
(Pornographic actor, Model)

16 March 1982

Havířov

Pisces

Tereza FajksováTereza Fajksová

Andrea KalousováAndrea Kalousová
Břetislav PojarBřetislav Pojar
(Film director, Animator, Educationist)

07 October 1923

12 October 2012

Sušice

Libra

Štěpán TrochtaŠtěpán Trochta
(Catholic priest)

26 March 1905

06 April 1974

Francova Lhota

Aries

Štěpán WagnerŠtěpán Wagner

05 October 1981

Brno

Libra

Jiří Antonín BendaJiří Antonín Benda
(Composer)

30 June 1722

06 November 1795

Benátky nad Jizerou

Cancer

Jiří CrhaJiří Crha
(Ice hockey player)

13 April 1950

Pardubice

Aries

Jiří DopitaJiří Dopita
(Ice hockey player)

02 December 1968

Šumperk

Sagittarius

Jiří FischerJiří Fischer
(Ice hockey player)

31 July 1980

Hořovice

Leo

Jiří GemrotJiří Gemrot
(Composer, Educationist)

15 April 1957

Prague

Aries

Jiří HelekalJiří Helekal
(Singer)

13 February 1947

Prague

Aquarius

Jiří HrdinaJiří Hrdina
(Ice hockey player)

05 January 1958

Mladá Boleslav

Capricorn

Jiří HudlerJiří Hudler
(Ice hockey player)

04 January 1984

Olomouc

Capricorn

Jiří KittnerJiří Kittner
(Politician)

05 January 1963

Liberec

Capricorn

Jiří MahenJiří Mahen
(Writer, Librarian, Playwright, Journalist, Poet)

12 December 1882

22 May 1939

Čáslav

Sagittarius

Jiří OrtenJiří Orten
(Writer, Poet)

30 August 1919

01 September 1941

Kutná Hora

Virgo

Jiří ParmaJiří Parma
(Ski jumper)

09 January 1963

Frenštát pod Radhoštěm

Capricorn

Jiří ParoubekJiří Paroubek
(Politician, Economist)

21 August 1952

Olomouc

Leo

Jiří RusnokJiří Rusnok
(Politician, Economist)

16 October 1960

Ostrava

Libra

Jiří SequensJiří Sequens
(Film director, Screenwriter)

23 April 1922

21 January 2008

Brno

Taurus

Jiří WelschJiří Welsch
(Basketball player)

27 January 1980

Holice

Aquarius

Jiří ZonygaJiří Zonyga
(Singer)

07 September 1964

Virgo

Květa PeschkeKvěta Peschke
(Tennis player)

09 July 1975

Bílovec

Cancer

Oldřich KaiserOldřich Kaiser
(Actor, Writer)

16 April 1955

Liberec

Aries

Oldřich MachalaOldřich Machala
(Association football player, Association football manager)

04 August 1963

Bruntál

Leo

Oldřich, Duke of BohemiaOldřich, Duke of Bohemia
(Duke of Bohemia)

0975 AD

09 November 1034

Czech Republic

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