Famous Czech - Czech Celebrities

For a fairly new country that has been around for a little more than a decade now, one would not expect it to have an exciting history, leave aside having a stockpile of famous men. So it is far more exhilarating when you discover that the new country is not only a reservoir of great talents, but address to some world-famous men and women too, you are likely to change your mind for good. That is right! Czech Republic does a fine job of displaying its enviable heritage, picturesque cities and, illuminating individuals with élan. Be it its beautiful women, top-class sportsmen, Nobel Prize laureates or globally lauded writers and musicians, the Czechs have stamped their greatness in diverse fields and how. People like Franz Kafka, Martina Navratilova, Sigmund Freud, Jaroslav Heyrovsky, Vaclav Havel, Ivan Lendl and Eva Herzigova are just some of the Czechs who have earned unparalleled name and an irreplaceable status in the world map, all thanks to their insurmountable contribution in their diverse fields. Unravel all about the famous Czechs in their biographies below. Their timeline, trivia, and interesting facts are worth a read.

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The Most Famous Czech

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Denise MilaniApril 24, 1976CzechCheck out all that you wanted to know about Denise Milani, the famous pinup model; her biography, personal life, trivia facts, controversies and lots more.
Olga HepnarováJune 30, 1951CzechOlga Hepnarová was a Czech murderer executed for killing eight people with a truck in 1973
Milan KunderaApril 1, 1929Czech, FrenchMilan Kundera is a Czech-born French writer known for his erotic and political writings
Eva HerzigováMarch 10, 1973CzechThe famous model is known for her ‘Wonderbra’ ad campaign and film roles in the movies like ‘Just for the Time Being’
Ivana TrumpFebruary 20, 1949AmericanIvana Trump is a former model, socialite and the first wife of the American President Donald Trump
Alexander DubcekNovember 27, 1921Czech, SlovakAlexander Dubcek was a Slovak politician who played a pivotal role during the period of the Prague Spring
Ivan LendlMarch 7, 1960Czech, AmericanIvan Lendl is a former world number one professional tennis player
Gavrilo PrincipJuly 25, 1894Czech, SerbianGavrilo Princip was a Yugoslav nationalist and a member of ‘Mlada Bosna’ (Young Bosnia) movement.
Bedrich SmetanaMarch 2, 1824CzechBedrich Smetana was an eminent Czech composer
Antonín DvořákSeptember 8, 1841CzechAntonin Leopold Dvorák was one of the greatest romantic composers who still lives in the hearts of music lovers through his memorable symphonies
John Huss

John Huss

Jon Huss was a noted academic, priest and church reformer, born in the latter half of the 14 century in the Bohemian town of Husinec

Czech1369143 views

Carl Ferdinand Cori

Carl Ferdinand Cori was a Czech biochemist and pharmacologist who won the 1947 Nobel Prize in Medicine

CzechDecember 5, 1896135 views

Ivan Lendl

Ivan Lendl is a former world number one professional tennis player

CzechMarch 7, 1960223 views

Petra Nemcova

The famous model turned actress is renowned for her charitable organization which helps children affected by natural disasters

CzechJune 24, 1979150 views

Eva Herzigová

The famous model is known for her ‘Wonderbra’ ad campaign and film roles in the movies like ‘Just for the Time Being’

CzechMarch 10, 1973346 views

Ivana Trump

Ivana Trump is a former model, socialite and the first wife of the American President Donald Trump

AmericanFebruary 20, 1949319 views

Karolína Kurková

Karolina Kurkova is a Czech model, who gained fame and fortune as a dazzling lingerie model and an aspiring actress

CzechFebruary 28, 1984140 views

Leos Janacek

Leos Janacek was a Czech musician who was considered as one of the nation’s great composers for the mature style of writing that he adopted

CzechJuly 3, 1854118 views

Olga Hepnarová

Olga Hepnarová was a Czech murderer executed for killing eight people with a truck in 1973

CzechJune 30, 1951460 views

Antonín Dvořák

Antonin Leopold Dvorák was one of the greatest romantic composers who still lives in the hearts of music lovers through his memorable symphonies

CzechSeptember 8, 1841167 views