Celebrities in Czech Republic

Karel Absolon archaeologist, speleologist
St. Agnes of Bohemia "Agnes of Prague" patron saint
Jan Santini Aichel architect
Michael Ajvaz author, poet, translator
Mikolas Ales artist
Josef Augusta paleontologist, geologist
Jindrich Simon Baar Catholic priest, author
Lida Baarova actress
Jiri Baborovsky physical chemist
Jiri Bartoska actor
Jan Antonin Bata shoe manufacturer
Thomas Bata founder of Bata shoes
Frantisek Behounek radiologist, author, explorer
Vaclav Belohradsky philosopher, sociologist
Franta Belsky sculptor
Bretislav Benda sculptor
Jiri Benda violinist, composer
Karel Bendl composer
Edvard Benes former president
Jan Blahoslav author, translator, poet
Vilem Blodek composer, flautist, pianist
Vincent Bochdalek anatomist
Johann Bohm chemist
Egon Bondy philosopher
Pavel Borkovec composer
Karel Havlicek Borovsky author, critic, journalist
Otakar Boruvka mathematician
Josef Bozek engineer, inventor
Petr Brandl artist
Otokar Brezina essayist, poet
Frantisek Xaver Brixi classical composer
Vaclav Brozik artist
Jaroslava Brychtova sculptor
Josef Bryks military pilot, soldier
Ota Bubenicek landscape artist
Jiri Buguoy mathematician, inventor
Zdenek Burian artist, book illustrator
Jakub Bursa architect
Josef Capek artist
Karel Capek author
Vera Caslavska gymnast, Olympic medalist
Eduard Cech mathematician
Svatopluk Cech author, poet, journalist
Frantisek Celakovsky author, translator
Borivoj Celovsky historian, philosopher
Bohuslav Cernohorsky composer
Charles IV king of Bohemia, Holy Roman Emperor
Petr Chelcicky author, political leader
Antonin Chittussi artist
Josef Chochol architect
Vera Chytilova film director
Vaclav Cilek geologist, climatologist, author
Jara Cimrman fictional character
John Amos Comenius theologian, educator, author
Leander Czerny entomologist
Jakub Deml priest, author
Ema Destinnova opera singer
Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer architect
Alen Divis artist
Ivan Divis essayist, poet
Vaclav Prokop Divis natural scientist, theologian
Alexander Dreyschock composer, pianist
Frantisek Drtikol photographer
Alois Dryak architect
Jaroslav Durych poet, playwright, journalist
Jan Ladislav Dusik composer, pianist
Antonin Dvorak composer
Max Dvorak art historian
Alois Elias general, politician
Tomas Enge automobile racer
Karel Jaromir Erben historian, poet
Josef Fiala composer, musician
Zdenek Fibich composer
Emil Filla artist
Josef Florian book publisher
Vilem Flusser philosopher, author, journalist
Josef Bohuslav Foerster composer
Jaroslav Foglar author
Milos Forman film director, screenwriter
Josef Frantisek fighter pilot
Julius Fucik composer
Micaela Fukacova cellist
Ladislav Fuks author
Jaromir Funke photographer
Anna Geislerova actress
Frantisek Gellner poet, short story writer, anarchist
Frantisek Josef Gerstner physicist, engineer
Josef Gocar architect
Karel Gott singer
Klement Gottwald communist politician
Jiri Grossmann actor, poet, composer
Alois Haba composer, musical theorist
Emil Hacha former president
Jaroslav Hajek mathematician
Tadeas Hajek physician, astronomer
Eva Hajicova linguist
Tomas Halik theologian, scholar
Jan Hammer composer, pianist, keyboardist
Jan Hanus composer
Jaroslav Hasek humorist, satirist, socialist anarchist
Ivan Havel cyberneticist
Vaclav Havel playwright, essayist, poet
Karel Havlicek author, poet, critic
Eva Herzigova actress
Jaroslav Heyrovsky chemist, inventor, nobel laureate
Vladimir Hirch composer
Vaclav Hlavaty mathematician
Daniela Hodrova author, literary theorist
Vladimir Holan poet
Vaclav Hollar etcher
Miroslav Holub poet
Stanislav Holy graphic artist, caricaturist, animator
Ivan Honl bacteriologist, serologist
Miroslav Hornicek actor, director
Bohumil Hrabal author
Vaclav Hrabe poet, author
Ales Hrdlicka anthropologist
Jan Hrebejk film director
Bedrich Hrozny linguist
Frantisek Hrubin poet, author
Rudolf Hrusinsky actor
Ilja Hurnik composer, essayist
Jan Hus priest, philosopher, reformer
Mikulas of Hus Bohemian politician
Jakub Husnik artist, inventor
Miroslav Ivanov author
Boleslav Jablonsky poet
Jaromir Jagr hockey player
Jan Jakub Quirin Jahn artist, art historian
Leos Janacek composer, musical theorist
Jan Jansky serologist, classified blood into four types
Zorka Janu actress
Vojtech Jarnik mathematician
Josef Jedlicka author
Otakar Jeremias composer, conductor
Maria Jeritza opera singer
Milena Jesenska journalist, editor, translator
Jaroslav Jezek composer
Karel Boleslav Jirak composer, conductor
Alois Jirasek author
Jiri Jirmal guitarist
Otto Jirovec parasitologist, protozoologist
Eliska Junkova automobile racer
Franz Kafka author
Frantisek Maxmilian Kanka architect
Jan Kaplicky architect
Vaclav Kaplicky author, journalist
Vitezslava Kapralova composer, conductor
Rudolf Karel composer
Jan Karpisek artist
Frantisek Kavan artist
Frantisek Klacel philosopher, author
Vaclav Klaus former president
Karel Klic inventor of photogravure
Vaclav Kliment Klicpera playwright, author, poet
Ladislav Klima philosopher, author
Jiri Kolar artist, poet
Jan Konupek artist, illustrator
Petr Kostka actor
Jan Kotera architect
Petr Kotik composer, conductor, flutist
Josef Koudelka photographer
Zdenek Kovar industrial designer
Magdalena Kozena soprano
Antonin Kraft cellist, composer
Hans Krasa composer
Jan Kresadlo psychologist, author, poet
Karel Kryl singer, songwriter
Ludvik Kuba artist
Jan Kubelik violinist, composer
Rafael Kubelik conductor, composer
Otakar Kubin artist, sculptor
Milan Kundera author
Frantisek Kupka artist
Karel Kuttelwascher fighter pilot
Josef Lada artist
Daniel Landa musician
Aneta Langerova singer
Ferdinand Laub violinist, composer
Kveta Legatova author
Ivan Lendl tennis player
Mathias Lerch mathematician
Stanislav Libensky painter, glass artist
Drahoslav Lim chemist, inventor hydrogel
Oldrich Lipsky film director
Herbert Lom actor
Ernst Mach physicist, philosopher
Karel Hynek Macha poet
Jiri Mahen author, playwright
Martin Mainer artist
Jaroslav Malina theater scenographer
Hana Mandlikova tennis player
Josef Manes artist
Julius Edvard Marak artist
Jan Marek Marci physician
Bohuslav Martinu composer
Jan Masaryk diplomat, politician
Tomas Garrigue Masaryk first president of Republic of Czechoslovakia
Zdenek Matejka chemist
Vilem Mathesius linguist
Rudolf Medek poet
Gregor Mendel scientist, pioneer of genetics
Vladimir Mensik actor
Jiri Menzel film director, actor
Frantisek Mica composer, conductor
Zdenek Miler animator, illustrator
Josef Mocker architect, restorer
Frantisek Moravec military intelligence officer WWII
Ivan Moravec pianist
Antonin Mrkos astronomer
Alfons Mucha artist
Jan Mukarovsky literary theorist
Alois Musil theologist, orientalist, explorer
Josef Vaclav Myslbek sculptor
Josef Myslivecek composer
Eduard Napravnik conductor, composer
Martina Navratilova tennis player
Oskar Nedbal violist, composer, conductor
Ondrej Neff author, journalist
Vladimir Neff author, translator
Alice Nelis filmmaker
Saint John of Nepomuk national saint
Jan Neruda journalist, author, poet
Katerina Neumannova cross country skier, Olympic medalist
Gustav Nezval actor
Vitezslav Nezval author
Josef Niklas architect
Jaromir Nohavica songwriter, musician
Jan Novak composer
Vitezslav Novak composer
Jana Novotna tennis player
Jarmila Novotna opera singer
David Nykl actor
Emil Orlik etcher, lithographer
Frantisek Palacky historian, politician
Ivan Passer film director, screenwriter
Frantisek Patocka microbiologist, serologist
Jan Patocka philosopher
Ota Pavel author, journalist
Frantisek Perina fighter pilot
Ferdinand Peroutka journalist
Libor Pesek conductor
Eduard Petiska poet, playwright, translator
Sylva Petrova educator, curator, researcher
Josef Ladislav Pic archaeologist
Jan Pinkava film director
George Placzek physicist
Frank Plicka photographer
Karel Plihal musician, songwriter
Bretislav Pojar puppeteer, animator
Julius Pokorny linguist
Petr Pravec astronomer
Jan Svatopluk Presl natural scientist
Karel Borivoj Presl botanist
Georg Prochaska physiologist, anatomist, ophthalmologist
Stanislaus von Prowazek zoologist, parasitologist
Vlastimil Ptak mathematician
Jan Evangelista Purkyne physiologist, anatomist
Joseph Radetzky von Radetz nobleman
Alfred Radok stage director
Emanuel Radl biologist, science historian
Karel Reisz filmmaker
Vladimir Remek cosmonaut
Josef Ludvik Frantisek Ressel designer of ship propeller
Bohuslav Reynek poet, author, translator
Antonin Rezek historian
Karel Roden actor
John of Rokycan theologian
Karel Rokytansky physician, pathologist
Teodor Rotrekl illustrator
Zuzana Ruzickova harpsichordist
Jan Jakub Ryba composer
Martina Sablikova speed skater, Olympic medalist
Zdena Salivarova author, translator
Jan Saudek art photographer
Roman Sebrle decathlete, Olympic medalist
August Sedlacek historian, archivist
Otakar Sedlon artist
Josef Seger composer, organist
Jaroslav Seifert poet, journalist, nobel laureate
Alexander Seik photographer
Bohumil Sekla biologist
Otakar Sevcik violinist
August Seydler physicist, astronomer
Petr Sgall linguist
Borek Sipek architect
Josef Skoda physician
Frantisek Skroup composer, conductor
Josef Skvorecky author, publisher
Bohdan Slama film director
Leo Slezak tenor
Bedrich Smetana composer
Ladislav Smoljak film, theater director
Johann Stamitz composer, violinist
Wilhelm Steinilz chess champion
Jiri Stivin flute player, composer
Ferdinand Stoliczka paleontologist
Karel Strakaty opera singer
Frantisek Josef Studnicka mathematician
Jan Stursa sculptor
Josef Sudek photographer
Josef Suk composer, violinist
Helena Sukova tennis player
Bertha von Suttner author, pacifist, first woman nobel laureate
Jan Svankmajer filmmaker
Eva Svankmajerova artist
Josef Svejk "The Good Soldier" fictional soldier
Jan Sverak film director
Ludvik Svoboda army general, politician
Jan Syrovy army general, former prime minister
Vaclav Talich conductor, violinist
Vilem Tausky conductor, composer
Karel Teige graphic artist, photographer
Jana Ticha astronomer
Milos Tichy astronomer
Jachym Topol playwright, poet, translator
Mirek Topolanek former prime minister
Toyen "Marie Cerminova" artist
Jan Triska actor
Viktor Trkal physicist, mathematician
Jiri Trnka puppet maker, illustrator, animator
Zoja Trofimiuk sculptor
Jan Matzal Troska author
Ivana Trump model, socialite
Svatopluk Turek author
Hermina Tyrlova stage designer, animator
Josef Vachal author
Ales Valenta free-style skier, Olympic medalist
Miloslav Valouch mathematician, physicist
Vladislav Vancura author
Johann Baptist Vanhal (Jan Krtite Vanhal) composer
Vladimir Vasicek artist
Otakar Vavra film director, screenwriter
Jaromir Vejvoda composer
Michal Viewegh author
Tatiana Vilhelmova actor
Lea Vivot sculptor
Eduard Vojan actor
Petr Vopenka mathematician
Jan Vaclav Vorisek composer
Jiri Voskovec actor, playwright
Antonin Vranicky violinist, composer
Pavel Vranicky composer
Jaroslav Vrchlicky poet
Ladislav Vycpalek composer, violist
Albrecht von Wallenstein supreme commander Habsburg Monarch armies
Jindrich Wankel paleontologist, archaeologist
Wenceslas I Bohemian duke
Saint Wenceslas patron saint of Bohemia
Jan Werich actor, playwright
Ivan Wernisch poet, editor, collage artist
Otto Wichterle chemist, inventor contact lens
Zikmund Winter author, historian
Jiri Wolker poet, journalist, playwright
Jan Zabrana author, translator
Jan Zach composer, musician
Hana Zagorova singer
Karel Zahradnik mathematician
Sarka Zahrobska alpine ski racer, Olympic medalist
Vojtech Zamarovsky author
Antonin Zapotocky former communist prime minister, former president
Frantisek Zaviska physicist
Stella Zazvorkova actor
Jan Dismas Zelenka composer
Jan Zelezny javelin thrower, Olympic medalist
Karel Zeman film director, animator
Julius Zeyer prose writer, poet, playwright
Cenek Zibrt historian
Otakar Zich composer, aesthetician
Ladislav Zivr sculptor
Jan Zizka general, Hussite leader
Olbram Zoubek sculptor
Vladimir Zoubek geologist
Jan Zrzavy artist
Petr Zuman chemist