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Famous Graves in Czech Republic

116 records found


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Monument to the Czech Resistance

Birth and death dates unknown.

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

Giacomo Casanova

2 Apr 1725 – 4 Jun 1798

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

Gregor Johann Mendel

20 Jul 1822 – 6 Jan 1884

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

Antonin Dvorak

8 Sep 1841 – 1 May 1904

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

Wenceslas I

c.907 – c.28 Sep 935

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

Václav Havel

5 Oct 1936 – 18 Dec 2011

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

Franz Kafka

3 Jul 1883 – 3 Jun 1924

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

No grave photo

Saint Ludmilla

860 – 15 Sep 921

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

Leos Janacek

3 Jul 1854 – 12 Aug 1928

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

Bedrich Smetana

2 Mar 1824 – 12 May 1884

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

Saint Vitus

c.290 – c.303

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

Tycho Brahe

14 Dec 1546 – 24 Oct 1601

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

Emil Zatopek

19 Sep 1922 – 22 Nov 2000

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

Alois Eliáš

29 Sep 1890 – 19 Jun 1942

Political Figure. A World War I Czech national military hero, he...

Jan Palach

11 Aug 1948 – 19 Jan 1969

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

Philippe de Monte

1521 – 4 Jul 1603

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

No grave photo

Vlastimil Visar

13 Nov 1926 – 11 Jun 1991

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

Rudolf Karel

9 Nov 1880 – 6 Mar 1945

Composer. One of the leading Czech composers of his generation,...

No grave photo

Terezin Memorial

Birth and death dates unknown.

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

No grave photo

Hugo Haas

18 Feb 1901 – 1 Dec 1968

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

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