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Famous Graves in Czech Republic

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Monument to the Czech Resistance

Birth and death dates unknown.

The Czech people have had several instances of heroic resistance...

Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic

Giacomo Casanova

2 Apr 1725 – 4 Jun 1798

Adventurer, Author. He was born to Venetian actors and is known...

Duchcov, Okres Teplice, Ústecký (Usti nad Labem), Czech Republic

Gregor Johann Mendel

20 Jul 1822 – 6 Jan 1884

Geneticist. Austrian monk and biologist born in Heizendorf,...

Brno, Okres Brno-mesto, Jihomoravský (South Moravia), Czech Republic

Antonin Dvorak

8 Sep 1841 – 1 May 1904

Composer. He is widely regarded as the greatest of Czech...

Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic

Wenceslas, I

c.907 – c.28 Sep 935

Wenceslas was a ruling Duke of Bohemia in the 10th century. He...

Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic

Václav Havel

5 Oct 1936 – 18 Dec 2011

Czech Statesman. Writer. Born the son of Bozena and Václav Havel,...

Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic

Franz Kafka

3 Jul 1883 – 3 Jun 1924

Writer. He was born in a middle class Jewish family and grew up...

Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic

Leos Janacek

3 Jul 1854 – 12 Aug 1928

Composer. The son of a choirmaster, he founded the Organ...

Brno, Okres Brno-mesto, Jihomoravský (South Moravia), Czech Republic

No grave photo

Saint Ludmilla

860 – 15 Sep 921

Roman Catholic Saint. Grandmother of 'Good' King Wenceslas, and...

Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic

Bedrich Smetana

2 Mar 1824 – 12 May 1884

Composer, Conductor. The founder of nationalism in Czech music....

Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic

Saint Vitus

c.290 – c.303

Roman Catholic Saint. Alleged to have been an Italian martyr put...

Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic

Tycho Brahe

14 Dec 1546 – 24 Oct 1601

Astronomer. Born Tyge Otteson Brahe the eldest son of Beate...

Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic

Jan Palach

11 Aug 1948 – 19 Jan 1969

Student Activist. Born the son of Libuše Kostomlatská and Josef...

Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic

Emil Zatopek

19 Sep 1922 – 22 Nov 2000

Olympic Games Gold Medalist Athlete. Born in Koprivnice,...

Roznov Pod Radhostem, Okres Vsetín, Zlínský (Zlin), Czech Republic

No grave photo

Terezin Memorial

Birth and death dates unknown.

The town of Terezin (Theresianstadt), originally built as a...

Terezin (Theresienstadt), Okres Litoměřice, Ústecký (Usti nad Labem), Czech Republic

Philippe de Monte

1521 – 4 Jul 1603

Composer. He was the first important creator of madrigals...

Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic

Vlastimil Fisar

13 Nov 1926 – 11 Jun 1991

Czech Actor. He appeared in the films "Podfuk" (1985), "Putovani...

Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic

Franz Xaver Mozart

26 Jul 1791 – 29 Jul 1844

Composer and pianist. He worked under the name W. A. Mozart Sohn...

Karlovy Vary, Okres Karlovy Vary, Karlovarský (Karlovy Vary), Czech Republic

Julius Fucik

18 Jul 1872 – 25 Sep 1916

Composer. Born in Prague, he studied composition with Antonin...

Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic

No grave photo

Hugo Haas

18 Feb 1901 – 1 Dec 1968

Actor. Born in Brno, in what is now the Czech Republic, he became...

Brno, Okres Brno-mesto, Jihomoravský (South Moravia), Czech Republic

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