Famous People Born In Prague

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Franz Kafka
(Novelist and Short-Story Writer, Widely Regarded as One of the Major Figures of 20th-Century Literature)
Franz Kafka
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 3, 1883
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: June 3, 1924
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Madeleine Albright
(64th United States Secretary of State (1997 - 2001))
Madeleine Albright
21
Birthdate: May 15, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: March 23, 2022
Height: 4'10" (147 cm)
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Martina Navratilova
(One of the Greatest Tennis Players of All Time)
Martina Navratilova
28
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 18, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Antonín Dvořák
(One of the First Czech Composers to Achieve Worldwide Recognition)
Antonín Dvořák
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 8, 1841
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: May 1, 1904
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 5 
Rainer Maria Rilke
(Austrian Poet and Novelist Known for His Poetry Collections ‘Duino Elegies’ and ‘Sonnets to Orpheus’)
Rainer Maria Rilke
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 4, 1875
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 29, 1926
 6 
Václav Havel
(The Last President of Czechoslovakia (1989 - 1992) and the First President of The Czech Republic (1993 - 2003))
Václav Havel
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 5, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 18, 2011
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 7 
Herbert Lom
(Czech Actor Renowned For His Versatility)
Herbert Lom
1
Birthdate: September 11, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: September 27, 2012
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 8 
Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor
(King of Bohemia from 1346 to 1378)
Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor
1
Birthdate: May 14, 1316
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: November 29, 1378
 9 
Prince Rupert of the Rhine
(German-English Army Officer, Admiral, Scientist and Colonial Governor)
Prince Rupert of the Rhine
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 17, 1619
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: November 29, 1682
 10 
Wilhelm Steinitz
(Austrian-born American Chess Player and the First World Chess Champion)
Wilhelm Steinitz
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 14, 1836
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: August 12, 1900
 11 
Vladimir Kulich
(Czech-Canadian Actor Best Known for His Role in the Film 'The 13th Warrior')
Vladimir Kulich
1
Birthdate: July 14, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 12 
Bertha von Suttner
(Austrian-Bohemian Pacifist, Novelist and the First Woman to be Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize)
Bertha von Suttner
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 9, 1843
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: June 21, 1914
 13 
Věra Čáslavská
(Czechoslovak Artistic Gymnast Considered the Greatest in Czech History)
Věra Čáslavská
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: August 30, 2016
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 14 
Jan Švankmajer
(Former Czech Artist and Filmmaker Famous For His Stop-Motion Animation Work)
Jan Švankmajer
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Birthdate: September 4, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
 15 
Petr Korda
(Former Czech Tennis Player Who Won the 'Australian Open' Singles in 1998)
Petr Korda
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 16 
Anne of Bohemia
(Queen of England)
Anne of Bohemia
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Birthdate: May 11, 1366
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 7, 1394
 17 
Ester Ledecká
(Czech Alpine Skier and Snowboarder)
Ester Ledecká
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Marie, Princess of Liechtenstein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 14, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
 19 
Antonín Panenka
(Former Czech Footballer Who Played as an Attacking Midfielder)
Antonín Panenka
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 20 
Hans Kelsen
(Austrian Jurist and Philosopher Who Formulated a Kind of Positivism Known as the 'Pure Theory' of Law)
Hans Kelsen
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 11, 1881
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: April 19, 1973
 21 
Karl Kautsky
(Philosopher)
Karl Kautsky
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Birthdate: October 16, 1854
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 17, 1938
 22 
Alena Šeredová
(Czech Actress and Model)
Alena Šeredová
1
Birthdate: March 21, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 23 
Vera Ralston
(Czech Figure-Skater Who Competed in 1936-Winter-Olympics and Known for Her Role in the Film 'Dakota')
Vera Ralston
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 12, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: February 9, 2003
 24 
Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler
(Businesswoman and one of the owners of Schaeffler Group)
Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 17, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
 25 
Olga Hepnarová
(Czechoslovak Rampage Killer Who Killed Eight People with a Truck in Prague)
Olga Hepnarová
7
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: June 30, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: March 12, 1975
 26 
Dolly Buster
(Retired Czech-German Porn Star)
Dolly Buster
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 23, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 27 
Max Brod
(Former prolific writer best remembered as the friend and biographer of writer Franz Kafka)
Max Brod
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 27, 1884
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: December 20, 1968
 28 
Anna Kellnerová
(Czech Showjumper and Twice National Champion in the 'Young Riders' Category)
Anna Kellnerová
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 26, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 29 
Milada Horáková
(Czech Politician Wrongfully Convicted and Executed on Fabricated Charges by the 'Communist Party of Czechoslovakia')
Milada Horáková
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 25, 1901
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: June 27, 1950
 30 
Bernard Bolzano
(Mathematician)
Bernard Bolzano
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 5, 1781
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 18, 1848
 31 
Karel Schwarzenberg
(Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic)
Karel Schwarzenberg
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 10, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 32 
Marie Bouzkova
(Tennis Player)
Marie Bouzkova
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 21, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 33 
Julius Fučík
(Composer)
Julius Fučík
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 18, 1872
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 25, 1916
 34 
Jan Masaryk
(Czechoslovakia's Foreign Minister From 1940 to 1948)
Jan Masaryk
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 14, 1886
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 10, 1948
 35 
Tomáš Satoranský
(Czech Basketball Player Who Plays as a Point Guard)
Tomáš Satoranský
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 30, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 36 
Lea De Mae
(Czech Pornographic Actress and Adult Model)
Lea De Mae
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 26, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: December 9, 2004
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 37 
Janet Malcolm
(Journalist, Writer)
Janet Malcolm
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Birthdate: July 8, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: June 16, 2021
 38 
Lída Baarová
(Czech Actress Who was the Mistress of the Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels)
Lída Baarová
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Birthdate: September 14, 1914
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: October 28, 2000
 39 
Tomáš Necid
(Czech Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Tomáš Necid
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 40 
Josef Suk
(Czech Composer, Violinist and Pupil of 'Antonín Dvořák' Noted for His Composition 'Asrael Symphony')
Josef Suk
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 4, 1874
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: May 29, 1935
 41 
Jaroslav Hašek
(Czech Writer and Journalist Best Known for His Novel 'The Fate of the Good Soldier Švejk')
Jaroslav Hašek
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 30, 1883
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 3, 1923
 42 
Jaroslav Drobný
(Former World No.1 Amateur Tennis and Ice Hockey Player)
Jaroslav Drobný
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 12, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 13, 2001
 43 
Stanislav Grof
(Psychiatrist known for Transpersonal psychology)
Stanislav Grof
1
Birthdate: July 1, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
 44 
Hana Mandlíková
(Former Professional Tennis Player from Czechoslovakia Who Won Four Grand Slam Singles Titles)
Hana Mandlíková
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 19, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 45 
David Cerny
(Sculptor)
David Cerny
0
Birthdate: December 15, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Joanna of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 24, 1547
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: April 11, 1578
 47 
Ferdinand Blumentritt
(Former author, secondary school teacher)
Ferdinand Blumentritt
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 10, 1853
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: September 20, 1913
 48 
Mikolas Josef
(Czech Singer Music Producer and Choreographer)
Mikolas Josef
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 4, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 49 
Milena Jesenska
(Czech Writer Who Helped Many Jews Escape From Czechoslovakia After the Advent of The Nazis)
Milena Jesenska
1
Birthdate: August 10, 1896
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: May 17, 1944
 50 
Jan Kodeš
(Czech Former Tennis Player Who Won 3 Grand Slam Singles in the 1970s)
Jan Kodeš
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 1, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)