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25 Famous People from Czech Republic

Can you name 25 famous people from Czech Republic?
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Last updated: April 9, 2022
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First submittedMarch 11, 2021
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Religious reformer and Czech nationalist symbol who was burned at the stake as a heretic
Jan Hus
Female tennis player who won Wimbledon Championships in 2011 and in 2014
Petra Kvitová
Student of history whose self-immolation was a political protest against the end of the Prague Spring
Jan Palach
Holy Roman emperor after whom was the bridge in Prague named
Charles IV
Composer of famous symphonic poem Vltava (The Moldau)
Bedrich Smetana
Philosopher, sociologist, politician and Czechoslovakia’s first president
Tomas Masaryk
Writer who became a naturalized French citizen after going into exile in France in 1975
Milan Kundera
Female tennis player who won 18 Grand Slam singles titles
Martina Navratilova
First president of the Czech Republic after whom was the airport in Prague named
Vaclav Havel
Model and actress, former Victoria's Secret Angel and Vogue cover star
Karolina Kurkova
Director of movies One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Amadeus
Miloš Forman
One of the greatest professional hockey players of all time
Jaromir Jagr
One of the most successful Czech players of all time who played for Lazio and Juventus
Pavel Nedved
Football goalkeeper who played for Arsenal and Chelsea
Petr Čech
Czechoslovak artistic gymnast who won seven Olympic gold medals in the 1960s
Věra Čáslavská
Czech national hero who was nicknamed "One-eyed"
Jan Žižka
The father of genetics and the laws of heredity
Gregor Mendel
World record holder who competed in the javelin throw
Jan Železny
Male tennis player who won 8 Grand Slam singles titles
Ivan Lendl
Composer of the Florentiner March and the Entrance of the Gladiators
Julius Fučik
President of Czech Republic since 2013
Miloš Zeman
Composer best known for his symphony From the New World
Antonin Dvorak
First woman from Central Europe to be featured on the cover of the Sports Illustrated
Paulina Porizkova
Writer, poet and journalist who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1984
Jaroslav Seifert
One of the greatest ice hockey goaltenders of all time
Dominik Hašek
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