Czech Catholic priest and historian of Moravian descent. The most famous Czech Byzantinist known worldwide and working mostly in the USA.
A Czech-German fine artist, drawer, designer, illustrator and animator born in northern Bohemia. He became known as the creator of the animated film Yellow Submarine.
Czech ice hockey player active between 1992 and 2017, member of the Czech national team, forward player for New Jersey Devils. Double Stanley Cup winner and the second most successful Czech hockey player playing in the USA.
Czech explorer, writer and teacher, the first Czech woman to make a trip around the world at the beginning of the 20th century.
One of the largest waves of emigration in the history of the Czech lands. It occurred after the defeat of the Bohemian Revolt in 1620, when Bohemia and Moravia were recatholicised by the victorious Habsburgs.
Military pilot during the Second World War and writer. He participated in battles on the western and eastern fronts and with his numerous books contributed to raising awareness of the merit of Czechoslovak pilots among the wider public.
Czech theatre, film and television actress who worked in Italy and in German-speaking countries from 1969. Wife of the politician Jiří Pelikán.
Czech explorer, botanist, ethnographer, writer and photographer. South American Indians called him Karaí Pukú (Long Hunter) and in Europe he was nicknamed Cactus Hunter.
Jesuit, missionary, explorer, cartographer and geographer of Czech descent, who worked mostly in South America.
Czechoslovak German studies expert, literary historian and critic, diplomat in Czechoslovakia and Great Britain.
Czech pop singer, the greatest icon of Czech pop culture who was at the top of the entertainment business more than six decades.
German physicist, discoverer of giant magnetoresistance, which allowed for the construction of gigabyte hard disk drives. He received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2007.
Prominent representative of modern Czech sculpture and one of the most important Cubist sculptors. He created many reliefs and sculptures and drew sketches of the highest quality.
Theatre and film actor, director, screenwriter and producer, who also made a career in Hollywood. One of the most popular Czech actors of the 1930s.
Prominent Czech-American photographer, editor, cameraman and director. One of the pioneers of avant-garde film of 1930s and a key figure in world film modernism.
Czech explorer, writer, journalist and documentary filmmaker. Together with Jiří Hanzelka, he went on several expeditions on practically all continents.
Czech ice hockey goaltender, the youngest goaltender of the national team in history.
Supermodel with an international career spanning more than 30 years, known also from front pages of fashion magazines and Wonderbra’s billboard campaign Hello Boys
World famous Czech architect, entrepreneur, conservationist, member of parliament and patron of Czech education, science and culture of the 19th century.
Known in the Czech Republic as Václav Hollar. Engraver and drawer, one of the most famous European graphic artists and illustrators, who excelled with his talent, diligence and perfectly executed realistic works. He was especially recognised in England.
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