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Martina Navratilova
(One of the Greatest Tennis Players of All Time)
Martina Navratilova
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 18, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Prague
Martina Navratilova is the world’s only tennis player to be no. 1 for more than 200 weeks in both singles and doubles. She is one of three women with a "Grand Slam Boxed Set.” She is openly lesbian and had earlier fled her country, Czechoslovakia, due to political issues.
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Jaromír Jágr
(Czech Ice Hockey Player and An Olympic, World, and European Champion)
Jaromír Jágr
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kladno

Legendary Czech ice hockey player Jaromír Jágr is known as one of the finest right wingers of his time. A 2-time World Champion and an Olympic gold medalist, he is also known for his stints with NHL teams such as the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Boston Bruins.

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Ivan Reitman
(Director Known for His Comedy Film ‘Ghostbusters’ & Owner of the ‘Montecito Picture Company')
Ivan Reitman
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Birthdate: October 27, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Komárno
Died: February 12, 2022

Ivan Reitman is a screenwriter and film and TV producer and director. He is a co-owner of The Montecito Picture Company. He attended McMaster University, where he studied music. After being fired from his first job at a TV channel, he went on to produce stage productions. Later on, he began producing films as well. 

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Paulina Porizkova
(Swedish Model and Actress)
Paulina Porizkova
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Birthdate: April 9, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Prostějov

Model, actress, and author, Paulina Porizkova, became the first woman from Central Europe to be featured on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue in 1984. She began modeling as a teenager and became a top model in Paris during the early 1980s. She eventually began acting as well. Also a writer, she has written a few books.

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Antonín Dvořák
(One of the First Czech Composers to Achieve Worldwide Recognition)
Antonín Dvořák
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 8, 1841
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Prague
Died: May 1, 1904

Antonín Dvořák was a Czech composer who achieved worldwide recognition for his works. His life and career inspired the 1980 historical biographical film Concert at the End of Summer, in which Dvořák was played by actor Josef Vinklář. Canadian children's author Ian Krykorka has based many of his works on some of Antonín Dvořák's operas.

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Kurt Gödel
(Mathematician, Philosopher and One of the Most Significant Logicians in History)
Kurt Gödel
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 28, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brno
Died: January 14, 1978

Hailed as one of the greatest logicians since Aristotle, Kurt Gödel was Austrian-born American mathematician, logician, and philosopher, who earned international stardom for his incompleteness theorem. Also credited with developing a technique called Gödel numbering, he later started working on Mathematical Platonism, a philosophical theory that failed to attract wide acceptance.

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Ivan Lendl
(Czech-American Former World No.1 Tennis player)
Ivan Lendl
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 7, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ostrava

Born to professional tennis players, Czech-American tennis legend Ivan Lendl has eight Grand Slam titles under his belt. Known for his topspin groundstrokes, he later turned coach and was responsible for three Grand Slams of Andy Murray. Lendl also has a few Celebrity Tour golf wins in his kitty.

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Pavel Nedvěd
(Former Czech Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Pavel Nedvěd
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 30, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cheb
Pavel Nedvěd is a Czech retired football player who achieved international recognition when he helped his national team reach the final of Euro 1996. Counted among the greatest footballers of his generation, Nedvěd is also considered one of the most successful footballers to have ever emerged from the Czech Republic. Pavel Nedvěd has been named in Pele's FIFA 100 list.
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Petra Kvitová
(Czech Tennis Player and Bronze Medal Winner in 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics)
Petra Kvitová
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bílovec

With a career-high singles ranking of 28, Czech tennis player Petra Kvitová is quite a sensation. She also won a bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympics. She was the first player born in the 1990s to score a Grand Slam tournament win. In 2015, she was named the sixth-highest-paid female athlete by Forbes.

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Tom Stoppard
(Playwright)
Tom Stoppard
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 3, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zlín
Born in Czechoslovakia, legendary playwright and screenwriter Tom Stoppard had lost his father in the Japanese invasion of Singapore during World War II. The five-time Tony winner is best known for the absurdist tragicomedy Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. He also co-wrote the Academy Award-winning screenplay of Shakespeare in Love.
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Miloš Forman
(Best Known for Directing the 1975 Psychological Comedy Drama Film 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest')
Miloš Forman
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Birthdate: February 18, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Čáslav
Died: April 13, 2018

Miloš Forman was a Czech and American screenwriter, film director, actor, and professor. He is remembered for directing the 1975 psychological comedy drama film One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, which became the second film to receive all five major Oscars. During his career, Forman won two Oscars, a César Award, and three Golden Globe Awards among other prestigious awards.

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Petr Čech
(Former Czech Football Goalkeeper)
Petr Čech
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 20, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pilsen

Petr Čech is a Czech retired football player who is currently serving as a performance and technical advisor for the popular English club Chelsea. During his playing career, Čech played as a goalkeeper and is often counted among the greatest goalkeepers of all time. Petr Čech is also considered the greatest goalkeeper in the history of the Premier League.

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Gavrilo Princip
(Assassinator of Archduke Franz Ferdinand)
Gavrilo Princip
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 25, 1894
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Obljaj
Died: April 28, 1918
Gavrilo Princip was a Bosnian Serb member of the Young Bosnia movement who wished to end the Austro-Hungarian reign in Bosnia and Herzegovina. He thus assassinated Austrian archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, at age 19. This eventually contributed to the start of World War I
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Milan Kundera
(Czech Writer Best Known for His Novel 'The Unbearable Lightness of Being')
Milan Kundera
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 1, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brno
Died: July 11, 2023

Milan Kundera is a Czech writer who became a naturalized French citizen in 1981 after going into exile in France in 1975. Although his Czechoslovak citizenship was revoked four years after going into exile, he received Czech citizenship in 2019, thanks to his achievements as a writer. He is the recipient of several prestigious awards, such as the Jerusalem Prize.

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Karolína Kurková
(Czech Actress and Model Known for Her Work as a Former ‘Victoria's Secret Angel’)
Karolína Kurková
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Birthdate: February 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Děčín

Karolína Kurková is a Czech-American actress and model best known for being a former Victoria's Secret Angel. Praised by the bigwigs of the modeling industry for her skills as a model, Kurková was counted among the world's highest-paid models by 2007. Also known for her humanitarian work, Kurková was honored by Women Together, a non-profit organization, in 2006.

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Ferdinand Porsche
(Automotive Engineer and Founder of the ‘Porsche AG’)
Ferdinand Porsche
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: September 3, 1875
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: ratislavice nad Nisou
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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Joseph Schumpeter
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Birthdate: February 8, 1883
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Třešť
Died: January 8, 1950
Business students remember Austrian economist and sociologist Joseph Schumpeter for his contribution to the concepts of entrepreneurship, creative destruction, and business cycles. An academic, who had also taught at Harvard, Schumpeter believed capitalism would someday automatically give way to socialism, a thought he expressed in Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy
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Alphonse Mucha
(Painter)
Alphonse Mucha
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Birthdate: July 24, 1860
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ivancice
Died: July 14, 1939
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Dominik Hašek
(Former Czech Ice Hockey Player Who Played as a Goaltender)
Dominik Hašek
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 29, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pardubice

Dominik Hašek is a Czech retired ice hockey player who played as a goaltender. He is counted among the greatest goaltenders and is credited with leading his national team to its first Olympic gold medal. In 2014, he was made an inductee of the Hockey Hall of Fame. In 2017, Hašek was mentioned in the 100 Greatest NHL Players list.

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Václav Havel
(The Last President of Czechoslovakia (1989-1992) & the First President of the Czech Republic (1993-2003))
Václav Havel
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 5, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Prague
Died: December 18, 2011

Vaclav Havel was a Czech statesman, poet, playwright, and author. He is best remembered for his service as the President of the Czech Republic from 1993 to 2003. He also served as the President of Czechoslovakia from 1989 until its dissolution in 1992. Havel was a recipient of several awards including the Gandhi Peace Prize and Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Adam Ondra
(Czech Professional Rock Climber Considered the Greatest of All Time)
Adam Ondra
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 5, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brno

Adam Ondra is a Czech rock climber who specializes in bouldering and lead climbing. Widely regarded as the leading climber of his generation, Adam is the first and only male athlete so far to win World Championship titles in both lead climbing and bouldering in the same year. Adam Ondra is considered the greatest professional rock climber of all time.

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Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor
(King of Bohemia from 1346 to 1378)
Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor
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Birthdate: May 14, 1316
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Prague
Died: November 29, 1378

Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor reigned as the king of Bohemia from 1346 until his death in 1378. In 1355, he became the first king of Bohemia to be crowned Holy Roman Emperor. Later, he was crowned king of Burgundy in 1365, making him the sole king of the Holy Roman Empire and all its kingdoms.

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Jana Novotná
(Czech Tennis Player Who Won The 1998 Wimbledon Singles Title)
Jana Novotná
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brno

Jana Novotná was a tennis player best remembered for winning the 1998 Wimbledon singles title. She was also renowned as a doubles player as she won 12 Grand Slam doubles titles, achieving the Career Grand Slam twice in the process. Novotná also competed in other important tournaments like the Olympics where she won two silver medals and one bronze medal. 

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Josef Bican
(Austrian-Czech Professional Footballer Who Played as a Forward)
Josef Bican
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 25, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: December 12, 2001

Josef Bican was an Austrian-Czech footballer who played as a forward. According to Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation, Bican scored more than 950 goals in 624 official matches, which makes him the second-most prolific goalscorer of all time in recorded history. In 2000, Josef Bican was honored with the Golden Ball by the IFFHS

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Jiří Procházka
(Mixed Martial Artist )
Jiří Procházka
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 14, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hostěradice

Jiří Procházka is a Czech mixed martial artist and the current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. He first achieved national prominence in 2011 when he won the gold medal at the Czech National Championships for Muay Thai. Jiří Procházka also won the inaugural Czech GCF Light Heavyweight Championship title as well as the inaugural Rizin FF Light Heavyweight Championship title.

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Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg
(Lady-in-waiting, Photographer)
Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 1, 1868
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stuttgart
Died: June 28, 1914
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Tomáš Berdych
(Former Czech Tennis Player Counted Among the Best Players to Have Never Won a Grand Slam Title)
Tomáš Berdych
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Valasske Mezirici

Tomáš Berdych is a Czech retired tennis player. Renowned for his powerful serve and forehand, Berdych is often counted among the best players to have never won a grand slam title. One of the most popular players to have emerged from the Czech Republic, Tomáš Berdych helped his team win the Davis Cup in 2012 and 2013.  

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Bedrich Smetana
(Czech Composer Best Known for His Opera ‘The Bartered Bride’)
Bedrich Smetana
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 2, 1824
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Litomysl
Died: May 12, 1884

Bedrich Smetana was a Czech composer remembered for his opera, The Bartered Bride. Considered the father of Czech music, Smetana was a prodigy whose first public performance came at age six. He then went on to establish himself as one of the most important composers of Czech music. Smetana has been honored with a Walk of Fame star in Vienna.

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Petr Korda
(Former Czech Tennis Player Who Won the 'Australian Open' Singles in 1998)
Petr Korda
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Prague

Petr Korda is a Czech retired tennis player best known for winning the Australian Open singles in 1998. He also won the Australian Open doubles in 1996 as well as the 1994 Hopman Cup for his country. In July 1998, Petr Korda tested positive for doping. He retired the following year shortly before he was to serve a 12-month ban.

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Little Caprice
(Czech Porn Star)
Little Caprice
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Birthdate: October 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brno

Little Caprice is a Czech model, pornographic actress, and producer. Over the course of her career, Caprice has received many nominations for the prestigious AVN Award and has won the award on a couple of occasions. She has also received a couple of XBIZ Awards in her career so far.

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Silvia Saint
(Czech Former Porn Star)
Silvia Saint
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 12, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kyjov

Silvia Saint is a Czech former pornographic actress who appeared in over 300 pornographic films. She achieved popularity in 1996 when she was named Penthouse Pet of the Year in the magazine's Czech edition. As a pornographic actress, Silvia Saint won many awards, including an AVN Award. In 2012, she was made an inductee of the AVN Hall of Fame.

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Jan Žižka
(Czech General and Military Leader Who is Considered a National Hero)
Jan Žižka
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1360 AD
Birthplace: Trocnov
Died: October 11, 1424

Jan Žižka was a Czech general and military leader. Today, he is regarded as a national hero in the Czech Republic for his role in the Battle of Grunwald and the Hussite Wars. Renowned for his innovative and unorthodox war tactics, Jan Žižka pioneered the usage of gunpowder.  He has been immortalized in video games, novels, and films.

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Kristyna Pliskova
(Czech Tennis Player & Current Record Holder for Most Aces Served in a 'WTA Tour' Match)
Kristyna Pliskova
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Louny

Kristýna Plíšková is a Czech tennis player who holds the record for the highest number of aces served in a WTA Tour match, which she set while playing against Monica Puig Marchán at the 2016 Australian Open. Kristýna Plíšková has won one singles title on the WTA Tour so far.

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Leos Janacek
(One of the Most Important Czech Composers of the 20th Century)
Leos Janacek
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 3, 1854
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hukvaldy
Died: August 12, 1928

Leos Janacek was a Czech composer, musical theorist, folklorist, and teacher. He is credited to have created an original, modern musical style inspired by Moravian and other Slavic folk music. He was deeply influenced by folklore and by the works of his contemporary and friend,  Antonín Dvořák. The Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra is named in his honor. 

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Alexander Dubcek
(Politician)
Alexander Dubcek
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 27, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Uhrovec
Died: November 7, 1992

The First Secretary of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, Alexander Dubček, was no stranger to politics as a child, being the son of a Communist Party member. He resisted the Nazi occupation, while his liberal policies later led Soviet authorities to invade Czechoslovakia. He eventually died in a car crash.

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Miloš Zeman
(3rd President of the Czech Republic)
Miloš Zeman
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kolin

Miloš Zeman is a Czech politician and the current President of the Czech Republic. An influential politician, Zeman served as the Prime Minister of the country from 1998 to 2002. Miloš Zeman achieved popularity as the leader of the Social Democratic Party and is credited with reviving the party into one of the major political forces in the Czech Republic.

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Barbora Krejčíková
(Czech Tennis Player)
Barbora Krejčíková
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 18, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brno

Barbora Krejčíková is a Czech tennis player best known for winning the 2021 French Open singles title. A successful doubles player, Krejčíková has won four Grand Slam doubles titles and three Grand Slam mixed doubles titles so far. Barbora Krejčíková also represented her country in the 2020 Olympic Games where she won the gold medal in the women's doubles event.

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Karolína Plíšková
(Czech Professional Tennis Player Known for Her Powerful Serve and Forehand)
Karolína Plíšková
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Louny

Karolína Plíšková is a Czech tennis player best known for her powerful forehand and serve. A former world No. 1, Plíšková has reached the finals of two Grand Slam singles events so far. Karolína Plíšková has also helped her team win the prestigious Fed Cup on three occasions.

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Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia
(King of Bohemia)
Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia
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Birthdate: February 26, 1361
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nuremberg
Died: August 16, 1419
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Markéta Irglová
(Czech-Icelandic Singer-songwriter and Actress Best Known for Starring in the Film 'Once')
Markéta Irglová
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Valasske Mezirici

Marketa Irglova is a Czech-Icelandic musician, singer-songwriter, and actress. She is best known for starring in the 2007 Irish musical drama film Once, which earned Irglová numerous prestigious awards, such as an Oscar under the Best Original Song category for her song, Falling Slowly

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Emil Zatopek
(Czech Long-Distance Runner Who Was Considered One of the Greatest Runners of the 20th Century)
Emil Zatopek
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 19, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kopřivnice
Died: November 21, 2000

Winner of four Olympic golds, three of which came from the 1952 Helsinki Olympics, Czech long-distance runner Emil Zatopek came to be known as the Czech Locomotive and The Bouncing Czech for his speed. He lost his Communist Party membership for criticizing the 1968 Soviet takeover of Czechoslovakia.

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Katerina Siniakova
(Czech Professional Tennis Player and Multiple Grand Slam Champion in Women’s Doubles)
Katerina Siniakova
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 10, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hradec Králové

Czech professional tennis-player Kateřina Siniaková won Grand Slam titles at 2018 Wimbledon Championships, 2018 French Open, 2021 French Open and 2022 Australian Open; and a gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in women’s doubles, all with compatriot Barbora Krejčíková. They became world No. 1 in doubles on October 22, 2018. Siniaková also won the 2018 Fed Cup with the Czech team.

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Vladimir Kulich
(Czech-Canadian Actor Best Known for His Role in the Film 'The 13th Warrior')
Vladimir Kulich
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Birthdate: July 14, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Prague

Vladimir Kulich is a Czech-Canadian actor best known for his portrayal of Buliwyf in the 1999 American historical action film, The 13th Warrior. He has also appeared in popular TV series like Vikings. Prior to his acting career, Vladimir Kulich played professional ice hockey and tried his hand at many other things, including a whitewater river rafting business.

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Adolf Loos
(Architect)
Adolf Loos
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: December 10, 1870
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brno
Died: August 23, 1933

Austrian architect Adolf Loos is often compared to American architect Frank Lloyd Wright in terms of his contribution. Loos believed architecture shouldn’t contain the extra elements and ornaments promoted by Art Nouveau. Mostly known for his residential projects, he built modern buildings such as the Goldman and Salatsch Building.

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Jan Hammer
(Czech-American Composer Best Known for His Work in the Crime Drama Series 'Miami Vice')
Jan Hammer
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 17, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Prague

Jan Hammer is a Czech-American musician, record producer, and composer. He is best known for his work in the popular American crime drama series, Miami Vice, for which he composed and produced music for 90 episodes. Jan Hammer is also known for his collaboration with some of the most influential rock and jazz musicians like John McLaughlin and Mick Jagger.

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Jarmila Kratochvílová
(Former Czech Track and Field Athlete Who Specialized in the 400 Metres & 800 Metres Events)
Jarmila Kratochvílová
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 26, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Golčův Jeníkov

Jarmila Kratochvílová is a Czech retired track and field athlete known for winning gold medals in the 800m and 400m events at the 1983 World Championships and setting a world record in the process in the 400m event. In 1983, she also set a world record in the 800m event. Kratochvílová also won a silver medal at the 1980 Olympics.

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Albrecht von Wallenstein
(Bohemian Statesman and Military Leader Best Remembered For His Role in 'The Thirty Years' War')
Albrecht von Wallenstein
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 24, 1583
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Heřmanice
Died: February 25, 1634

Albrecht von Wallenstein was a Bohemian statesman and military leader best remembered for his role in the Thirty Years' War. During the war, he served as the supreme commander of the armies of Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II.  By the time of his death, Wallenstein was one of the most influential and richest men in the Holy Roman Empire.

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Tomáš Rosický
(Former Czech Footballer and Fourth-Highest Goal-Scorer from the Czech Republic)
Tomáš Rosický
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 4, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Prague

The son of former footballer Jiří Rosický, Tomáš Rosický is known as The Little Mozart for setting the tone of the game on the field. He has represented teams such as Borussia Dortmund and Arsenal and has scripted history as the fourth-highest goal-scorer of his country.

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Lucie Šafářová
(Czech Retired Tennis Player With Five Grand Slam Doubles Title)
Lucie Šafářová
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brno

Lucie Šafářová is a Czech retired tennis player best known for her achievements in major doubles events such as Grand Slams. The former world No. 1 in doubles, Šafářová won five Grand Slam doubles, including two Australian Open and two French Open. Lucie Šafářová also earned a bronze medal for her country at the 2016 Olympics along with Barbora Strýcová.

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John Amos Comenius
(Czech Philosopher and Pedagogue Regarded as the 'Father of Modern Education')
John Amos Comenius
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Birthdate: March 28, 1592
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nivnice
Died: November 15, 1670

John Amos Comenius was a Czech philosopher, theologian, and pedagogue. Regarded as the father of modern education, Comenius is credited with introducing many educational concepts and innovations such as education for women, equal opportunity for poor children, and universal and practical instruction among other innovations. He also led schools and served as an adviser for governments across Protestant Europe.