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Actors

See also: Czech actors, wikipedia

  • Aoudj Lenka
  • Lída Baarová
  • Jiří Bartoška
  • Vlasta Burian
  • Anna Geislerová
  • Nataša Gollová
  • Jiří Grossmann
  • Miroslav Horníček
  • Rudolf Hrušínský
  • Zorka Janů
  • Petr Kostka
  • Herbert Lom
  • Adina Mandlová
  • Vladimír Menšík
  • Gustav Nezval
  • David Nykl
  • Anny Ondra (Anna Ondráková)
  • Karel Roden
  • Libuše Šafránková
  • Miroslava Šafránková
  • Jan Tříska
  • Tatiana Vilhelmová
  • Eduard Vojan
  • Jiří Voskovec
  • Jan Werich
  • Stella Zázvorková

Architects and designers

See also: Czech architects, wikipedia , Czech Architects

  • Jan Santini Aichel
  • Jakub Bursa
  • Josef Chochol
  • Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer
  • Alois Dryák
  • Josef Gočár
  • Eva Jiřičná
  • František Maxmilián Kaňka
  • Jan Kaplický
  • Jan Kotěra
  • Zdeněk Kovář
  • Jakub Krčín
  • Jaromír Krejcar
  • Josef Mocker
  • Štěpánek Netolický
  • Josef Niklas
  • Milada Petříková-Pavlíková
  • Maria Serbousek, textile artist and designer
  • Bořek Šípek

Authors and poets

See also: Czech writers, wikipedia , Czech Writers

  • Michal Ajvaz
  • Jindřich Šimon Baar
  • Jan Antonin Bata
  • Jan Blahoslav
  • Karel Havlíček Borovský
  • Otokar Březina
  • Karel Čapek
  • Jan Čarek
  • Svatopluk Čech
  • František Čelakovský
  • Jakub Deml
  • Ivan Diviš
  • Jaroslav Durych
  • Karel Jaromír Erben
  • Jaroslav Foglar
  • Ladislav Fuks
  • František Gellner
  • Jiří Grossmann
  • Jaroslav Hašek
  • Vladimír Holan
  • Miroslav Holub
  • Bohumil Hrabal
  • Václav Hrabě
  • František Hrubín
  • Petr Hruška
  • Miroslav Ivanov
  • Boleslav Jablonský
  • Josef Jedlička
  • Milena Jesenská
  • Alois Jirásek
  • Franz Kafka
  • Václav Kaplický
  • Václav Kliment Klicpera
  • Jan Křesadlo
  • Karel Kryl
  • Milan Kundera
  • Bohuslav z Lobkovic
  • Karel Hynek Mácha
  • Jiří Mahen
  • Bohumil Mathesius
  • Rudolf Medek
  • Ondřej Neff
  • Vladimír Neff
  • Božena Němcová
  • Jan Neruda
  • Vítězslav Nezval
  • Ota Pavel
  • Ferdinand Peroutka
  • Eduard Petiška
  • Bohuslav Reynek
  • John of Rokycan (Jan Rokycana)
  • Michal Šanda
  • Jaroslav Seifert
  • Jan Skácel
  • Josef Škvorecký
  • Zdeněk Svěrák
  • Karel Teige
  • Jáchym Topol
  • Jan Matzal Troska
  • Svatopluk Turek
  • Miloš Urban
  • Josef Váchal
  • Vladislav Vančura
  • Michal Viewegh
  • Jaroslav Vrchlický
  • Jan Werich
  • Ivan Wernisch
  • Zikmund Winter
  • Jiří Wolker
  • Jan Zábrana
  • Jan Zahradníček
  • Vojtech Zamarovský
  • Julius Zeyer

Beauty queens (international titleholders)

  • Ivana Christová (Miss Maja International 1989)
  • Tereza Fajksová (Miss Earth 2012)
  • Eva Friedlová (Miss Maja International 1971)
  • Taťána Kuchařová (Miss World 2006)
  • Kateřina Stočesová (Queen of the World 1998)
  • Monika Žídková (Miss Europe 1995)
  • Matěj Krátký (Mystery Contest 2012)

Composers

See also: Czech composers, wikipedia , Czech Composers

  • František Benda
  • Jiří Antonín Benda
  • Karel Bendl
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (born in Bohemia)
  • Vilém Blodek
  • Pavel Borkovec
  • František Xaver Brixi
  • Bohuslav Černohorský
  • Alexander Dreyschock
  • František Xaver Dušek
  • Jan Ladislav Dusík
  • Antonín Dvořák
  • Josef Fiala
  • Zdeněk Fibich
  • Josef Bohuslav Foerster
  • Vladimír Franz
  • Julius Fučík
  • Jiří Grossmann
  • Alois Hába
  • Jan Hammer
  • Jan Hanuš
  • Kryštof Harant z Polžic a Bezdružic
  • Vladimír Hirsch
  • Ilja Hurník
  • Leoš Janáček
  • Otakar Jeremiáš
  • Jaroslav Ježek
  • Karel Boleslav Jirák
  • Vojtěch Jírovec (also known as Adalbert Gyrowetz)
  • Václav Kaprál
  • Vítězslava Kaprálová
  • Rudolf Karel
  • Petr Kotík
  • Jan Antonín Koželuh
  • Leopold Koželuh
  • Hans Krása (Jewish)
  • Ernst Krenek
  • Jan Křtitel Krumpholtz
  • Jan Kubelík
  • Rafael Kubelík
  • Ladislav Kubík
  • Jan Křtitel Kuchař (also known as Johann Baptist Kucharz)
  • Jiří Ignác Linek
  • Gustav Mahler (Jewish)
  • Bohuslav Martinů
  • František Míča
  • Adam Václav Michna z Otradovic
  • Oskar Morawetz
  • Josef Mysliveček
  • Oskar Nedbal
  • Jan Novák
  • Vítězslav Novák
  • Antonín Rejcha
  • František Xaver Richter (Franz Xaver Richter)
  • Jan Jakub Ryba
  • Ervín Schulhoff (Jewish)
  • Josef Seger
  • František Škroup
  • Bedřich Smetana
  • Anton Stamitz (Cz. Stamic) (half-German)
  • Karel Stamitz (Cz. Stamic) (half-German)
  • Johann Stamitz (Cz. Stamic)
  • Josef Suk
  • Karel Svoboda
  • Dalibor Cyril Vačkář
  • Jaromír Vejvoda
  • Jan Vencálek
  • Jan Václav Voříšek
  • Pavel Vranický (also known as Paul Wranitzky)
  • Ladislav Vycpálek
  • Johann Baptist Wanhal (Jan Ignatius Vaňhal)
  • Jan Zach
  • Jan Dismas Zelenka
  • Otakar Zich

Other musicians

See also: Czech musicians, wikipedia

  • Gabriela Beňačková, opera singer
  • Ema Destinnová, opera singer
  • Michaela Fukačová, cellist
  • Karel Gott, singer
  • Maria Jeritza, opera singer
  • Jiří Jirmal, guitarist
  • Markéta Irglová, singer, actress, Oscar prize winner
  • Mikolas Josef, singer
  • Gabriela Gunčíková, singer
  • Martina Bárta, singer
  • Marta Jandová, singer
  • Vaclav Noid Barta, singer
  • Tomas Kalnoky, singer, guitarist and composer
  • Karel Kovařovic, conductor
  • Magdalena Kožená, singer
  • Antonín Kraft, cellist
  • Ivan Kral, guitarist and singer
  • Karel Kryl, songwriter
  • Jan Kubelík, violinist
  • Mira Slama, bass player
  • Daniel Landa, singer
  • Aneta Langerová, singer
  • Ferdinand Laub, violinist
  • Jan Antonín Losy, lute player
  • Waldemar Matuška, singer, songwriter and actor
  • Ivan Moravec, pianist
  • Eduard Nápravník, conductor
  • Jaromír Nohavica, guitarist and songwriter
  • Jarmila Novotná, opera singer
  • Josef Páleníček, pianist
  • Libor Pešek, conductor
  • Karel Plíhal, guitarist and songwriter
  • Otakar Ševčík, violinist
  • Leo Slezak, opera singer
  • Jiří Stivín, flute player
  • Karel Strakatý, singer
  • Vaclav Talich, conductor
  • Vilém Tauský, conductor
  • Štěpán Rak, guitarist
  • Zuzana Růžičková, harpsichordist
  • Antonín Vranický (also known as Anton Wrani(t)zky), violinist
  • Hana Zagorová, singer

Filmmakers

See also: Czech film directors, wikipedia

  • František Čáp, film director
  • Věra Chytilová, film director
  • Miloš Forman, film director
  • Jan Hřebejk, film director
  • Jaromil Jireš, film director
  • Oldřich Lipský, film director, screenwriter
  • Jiří Menzel, film director, actor
  • Zdeněk Miler, film director
  • Ivan Passer, film director
  • Jan Pinkava, animator, film director
  • Břetislav Pojar, film director
  • Alfréd Radok, film and theatre director
  • Emil Radok, film director
  • Karel Reisz, film director
  • Bohdan Sláma, film director
  • Ladislav Smoljak, film director
  • Jan Švankmajer, film director, animator
  • Jan Svěrák, film director, actor
  • Jiří Trnka, film director, animator
  • Zdeněk Troška, film director, screenwriter
  • Hermína Týrlová, stage designer, cartoonist
  • Otakar Vávra, film director
  • František Vláčil, film director
  • Karel Zeman, film director, animator

Military

  • Josef Bryks, pilot
  • Alois Eliáš, army officer
  • Josef František, pilot ace
  • Radola Gajda, army officer
  • Karel Kuttelwascher, general
  • František Moravec, military intelligence officer
  • František Peřina, pilot
  • Prokop the Great, Hussite leader
  • Joseph Radetzky von Radetz, field marshal
  • Ludvík Svoboda, general, president
  • Jan Syrový, general, prime minister
  • Albrecht von Wallenstein, warlord during Thirty Years' War

Models

See also: Czech models, wikipedia

  • Jana Defi (1984)
  • Tereza Fajksová (1989)
  • Eva Herzigová (1973)
  • Karolína Kurková (1984)
  • Tereza Maxová (1971)
  • Petra Němcová (1979)
  • Daniela Peštová (1970)
  • Pavlína Pořízková (1965)
  • Alena Šeredová (1978)
  • Hana Soukupová (1985)
  • Ivana Trump (1949)
  • Veronika Vařeková (1977)

Painters

See also: Czech painters, wikipedia, Czech Painters

  • Mikoláš Aleš
  • Petr Brandl
  • Václav Brožík
  • Ota Bubeníček
  • Zdeněk Burian
  • Josef Čapek
  • Antonin Chittussi
  • Alén Diviš
  • Emil Filla
  • Karel Havlíček
  • Václav Hollar
  • Stanislav Holý
  • Jan Jakub Quirin Jahn
  • Dusan Kadlec
  • Jan Karpíšek
  • František Kaván
  • Karel Klíč, inventor of photogravure
  • Jiří Kolář
  • Jan Konůpek
  • Martina Krupičková
  • Ludvík Kuba
  • Otakar Kubín
  • Jan Kupecký
  • František Kupka
  • Josef Lada
  • Martin Mainer
  • Josef Mánes
  • Julius Edvard Marak
  • Mikuláš Medek
  • Alfons Mucha
  • Josef Navrátil
  • Emil Orlik
  • Jaro Procházka
  • František Jakub Prokyš
  • Václav Vavřinec Reiner
  • Teodor Rotrekl
  • Vojtech Sedlacek
  • Otakar Sedloň
  • Maria Serbousek
  • Karel Škréta
  • Antonín Slavíček
  • Václav Špála
  • Karel Štěch
  • Eva Švankmajerová
  • Toyen (Marie Čermínová)
  • Vladimír Vašíček
  • Helena Zmatlíková
  • Jan Zrzavý

Philosophers

See also: Czech philosophers, wikipedia,

  • Václav Bělohradský (b. 1944)
  • Arnošt Bláha (1879–1960), sociologist
  • Egon Bondy (1930–2007)
  • Václav Černý (1905–1987)
  • Petr Chelčický (c.1390–c.1460)
  • Vilém Flusser (1920–1991)
  • František Klácel (1808–1882)
  • Ladislav Klíma (1878–1928)
  • Jan Amos Komenský (1592–1670)
  • Jan Patočka (1907–1977)
  • Emanuel Rádl (1873–1942)
  • Radovan Richta (1924–1983)

Photographers

See also: Czech photographes, wikipedia,

  • Rudolf Bruner-Dvořák
  • František Drtikol
  • Jaromír Funke
  • Josef Koudelka
  • Antonin Kratochvil
  • Frank Plicka
  • Jiří Růžek
  • Jan Saudek
  • Alexander Seik
  • Ladislav Sitenský
  • Josef Sudek
  • Miroslav Tichý

Politicians

See also: Czechoslovak politicians, and Czech politicians wikipedia,

  • Ivana Bacik, Irish law professor and politician of Czech descent
  • Charles IV, King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor
  • Karl von Czyhlarz, Czech-Austrian jurist
  • Klement Gottwald, first communist president
  • Emil Hácha, president during the German occupation
  • Václav Havel, first president after the fall of communism, first president of the independent Czech Republic
  • Prokop Herda, Mayor (1622/1641/1643–1738)
  • Otto Jelinek, former Canadian Federal Cabinet Minister
  • Václav Klaus, former prime minister and expresident of the Czech Republic
  • Juscelino Kubitschek, President of Brazil (1956–1961)
  • Jan Masaryk, foreign minister
  • Tomáš G. Masaryk, first president of Czechoslovakia
  • Mikuláš of Hus, politician, Hussite
  • Emanuel Moravec, collaborator with Nazis
  • Antonín Novotný, communist president
  • Přemysl Otakar II, King of Bohemia and most powerful man in middle Europe in his era
  • Rudolf II, King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor
  • Jan Švejnar, US-based, Czech-born economist
  • Ludvík Svoboda, communist president
  • Mirek Topolánek, former Prime Minister
  • Wenceslas I, Duke of Bohemia (Saint Wenceslas, Václav), known as "Good King Wenceslas" in a Christmas carol

Religion

  • Saint Agnes of Bohemia, Anežka Česká
  • Josef Beran, cardinal
  • Petr Chelčický, thinker, religious reformer
  • Tomáš Halík, catholic theologian, sociologist
  • Jan Hus, religious thinker and reformer
  • Tomáš Špidlík, cardinal, thinker
  • František Tomášek, cardinal
  • Saint Wenceslas, duke of Bohemia

Saints

  • Saint Adalbert of Prague (Vojtěch in Czech), bishop of Prague, missionary and martyr
  • Saint Agnes of Bohemia, Anežka Česká
  • Saint John of Nepomuk, known through central Europe
  • Saint John Neumann (John Nepomucene Neumann)
  • Saint John Sarkander, priest tortured to death in Olomouc
  • Saint Ludmila, princess of Bohemia, grandmother of St. Wenceslas
  • Saint Prokop, canon and hermit
  • Saint Wenceslas, duke of Bohemia
  • Saint Gorazd (Pavlík), Eastern Orthodox new martyr, bishop of Prague, and metropolitan of the Czech lands and Slovakia

Sculptors

See also: Czech sculptors, wikipedia,

  • Franta Bělský
  • Břetislav Benda
  • František Bílek
  • Matthias Bernard Braun
  • Ferdinand Maxmilian Brokoff
  • Jan Brokoff
  • Michael Joseph Brokoff
  • Alfréd Hrdlička
  • Bohumil Kafka
  • Vincenc Makovský
  • Josef Václav Myslbek
  • Zoja Trofimiuk
  • Lea Vivot
  • Vladimir Winkler
  • Ladislav Zívr
  • Olbram Zoubek

Scientists

See also: Czech scientists, wikipedia,

  • Karel Absolon, archaeologist and speleologist
  • Josef Augusta, paleontologist and popularizer of science
  • Jiří Baborovský, chemist
  • Jindřich Bačkovský, physicist
  • Jan Bašta, engineer and researcher
  • František Běhounek, radiologist, writer, and explorer
  • Vincent Bochdalek, anatomist
  • Johann Böhm, chemist
  • Bernard Bolzano, mathematician, philosopher, and theologian
  • Otakar Borůvka, mathematician
  • Josef Božek engineer
  • Eduard Čech, mathematician
  • František Čelakovský, linguist and writer
  • Václav Cílek, geologist and popularizer of science
  • Jan Amos Comenius, polyhistorian, educator, and the inventor of illustrated textbooks
  • Leander Czerny, biologist
  • Václav Prokop Diviš, priest, scientist and inventor
  • Josef Dobrovský, philologist and historian
  • Karel Fortyn, physician
  • Sigmund Freud, neurologist
  • František Josef Gerstner, physicist and engineer
  • Stanislav Grof, psychologist and researcher in transpersonal psychology
  • Jiří Grygar, astrophysicist, popularizer of science
  • Jan Hajek, scientist
  • Jaroslav Hájek, mathematician
  • Tadeáš Hájek, physician and astronomer
  • Lumír Ondřej Hanuš, chemist, co-discovered anandamide, an endogenous cannabinoid neurotransmitter
  • Jaroslav Heyrovský, chemist, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1959
  • Václav Hlavatý, mathematician
  • Ivan Honl, biologist
  • Kamil Hornoch, amateur astronomer
  • Bedřich Hrozný, linguist
  • Jakub Husnik, inventor and painter
  • Jan Janský, physician, discovered blood types
  • Karl Guthe Jansky, engineer
  • Vojtěch Jarník, mathematician
  • Konstantin Jireček, historian
  • Otto Jirovec, parasitologist and protozoologist
  • Břetislav Kafka, parapsychologist
  • Vlasta Kálalová, physician and entomologist
  • Karel Kavina, botanist
  • Jan Kmenta, economist and econometrician
  • Luboš Kohoutek, astronomer
  • František Koláček, physicist
  • Zdenek Kopal, astronomer
  • František Křižík, an inventor of the arc lamp
  • Bohumil Kučera, physicist
  • Jaroslav Kurzweil, mathematician
  • Václav Láska, geophysicist and mathematician
  • Mathias Lerch, mathematician
  • Drahoslav Lím, chemist and the inventor of hydrogel
  • Ernst Mach, physicist and expert in aerodynamics
  • Frank Malina, aeronautical engineer
  • Jan Marek Marci, physician
  • Zdeněk Matějka, chemist
  • Gregor Mendel, founder of the science of genetics
  • Antonín Mrkos, astronomer
  • František Patočka, biologist
  • Karel Petr, mathematician
  • Josef Ladislav Píč, archaeologist
  • George Placzek, physicist
  • Julius Pokorny, etymologist
  • Křišťan of Prachatice, medieval astronomer and physician
  • Petr Pravec, astronomer
  • Jan Svatopluk Presl, chemist
  • Karel Presl, botanist
  • Jiří Procháska, physiologist
  • Stanislaus von Prowazek, zoologist and parasitologist
  • Vlastimil Pták, mathematician
  • Jan Evangelista Purkyně, physiologist who first recognised the individuality of fingerprints
  • Zdeněk Rejdák, scientist in psychotronics
  • Josef Ludvík František Ressel, an inventor of the ship's propeller
  • Karel Rokytanský, anatomist
  • Karel Rychlík, mathematician
  • Vojtěch Šafařík, chemist
  • Jaroslav Šafránek, physicist
  • Bohumil Sekla, biologist
  • August Seydler, physicist and astronomer
  • Ota Šik, economist
  • Jan Šindel, astronomer
  • Josef Škoda, physician
  • Ferdinand Stoliczka, paleontologist
  • Vincenc Strouhal, physicist
  • František Josef Studnička, mathematician
  • Antonín Svoboda, computer scientist and mathematician
  • Olga Taussky-Todd, mathematician
  • Jana Tichá, astronomer
  • Miloš Tichý, astronomer
  • Viktor Trkal, physicist and mathematician
  • Miloslav Valouch, mathematician
  • Petr Vopěnka, mathematician
  • Jindřich Wankel, paleontologist
  • Otto Wichterle, chemist and the inventor of the modern contact lens
  • Karel Zahradnik, mathematician
  • Rudolf Zahradník, chemist
  • František Záviška, physicist
  • John Zeleny, physicist and the inventor of the electroscope
  • Vladimír Zoubek, geologist
  • Petr Zuman, electrochemist

Linguistics, anthropology, history

  • Bořivoj Čelovský, historian
  • Max Dvořák, art historian
  • Eva Hajičová, linguist
  • Aleš Hrdlička, medical doctor, anthropologist
  • Bedřich Hrozný, philologist and orientalist (decipherer of Hittite)
  • Josef Jireček
  • Henry Kučera, linguist, cognitive scientist, language software author
  • Bohumil Mathesius, translator
  • Vilém Mathesius, linguist
  • Josef Vratislav Monse, founder of Moravian history-writing
  • Jan Mukařovský, literary theorist
  • Alois Musil, orientalist, explorer
  • Antonín Rezek, historian
  • František Roubík, historian
  • August Sedláček, historian
  • Petr Sgall, linguist
  • Čeněk Zíbrt, ethnographer, historian

Sports personalities

  • Milan Baroš, footballer
  • Tomáš Berdych, tennis player
  • Patrik Berger, footballer
  • Radek Bonk, ice hockey player
  • Věra Čáslavská, gymnast, Olympic gold medalist
  • Petr Čech, footballer
  • Roman Čechmánek, ice hockey player
  • Jaroslav Drobný, tennis player
  • Patrik Eliáš, ice hockey player
  • Tomáš Enge, Grand Prix race car driver
  • Kurt Epstein, Olympic water polo player
  • František Fadrhonc, football manager
  • Arie Gill-Glick (1930–2016), Israeli Olympic runner
  • Jitka Harazimova, professional bodybuilder
  • Dominik Hašek, ice hockey player
  • Aleš Hemský, ice hockey player
  • Bobby Holík, ice hockey player
  • Jaromír Jágr, ice hockey player
  • Václav Ježek, footballer, football manager
  • Eliška Junková, Formula One driver
  • František Kaberle, ice hockey player
  • Tomáš Kaberle, ice hockey player
  • Gertrude "Traute" Kleinová, 3-time table tennis world champion
  • Vašek Klouda, football player
  • Jan Koller, footballer
  • Petr Korda, tennis player
  • Aleš Kotalík, ice hockey player
  • Jan Koželuh, tennis player
  • Karel Koželuh, tennis player
  • Richard Krajicek, tennis player
  • David Krejčí, ice hockey player
  • Roman Kreuziger, road bicycle racer
  • Lukáš Krpálek, Judoka, Olympic Gold medalist
  • Pavel Kubina, ice hockey player
  • Petra Kvitová, tennis player
  • Ester Ledecká, skier, snowboarder, Olympic Gold Medalist
  • Ivan Lendl, tennis player
  • Marek Malík, ice hockey player
  • Hana Mandlíková, tennis player
  • Josef Masopust, footballer, football manager
  • Milan Michálek, ice hockey player
  • Martina Navratilova, tennis player
  • Pavel Nedvěd, footballer
  • Petr Nedvěd, ice hockey player
  • Zdeněk Nehoda, footballer
  • Kateřina Neumannová, cross-country skier
  • Karel Nováček, tennis player
  • Jana Novotná, tennis player
  • Jiří Novotný, ice hockey player
  • Adam Ondra, rock climber
  • František Plánička, football player
  • Petr Průcha, ice hockey player
  • Tomáš Rosický, footballer
  • Martina Sáblíková, speed skater, Olympic gold medalist
  • Roman Šebrle, decathlete, Olympic gold medalist
  • Vladimír Šmicer, footballer
  • Patrik Štefan, ice hockey player
  • Wilhelm Steinitz, first World Chess Champion
  • Helena Suková, tennis player
  • Petr Sýkora, ice hockey player
  • Jiří Tlustý, ice hockey player
  • Nicole Vaidišová, tennis player
  • Aleš Valenta, freestyle skiing, Olympic gold medalist
  • Kamila Vodičková, basketball player
  • Jakub Voráček, ice hockey player
  • Olga Winterberg, Israeli Olympian in the discus throw
  • Šárka Záhrobská, alpine skier
  • Emil Zátopek, runner, Olympic gold medalist
  • Jan Železný, javelin thrower, Olympic gold medalist

Entrepreneurs

  • Jan Antonín Baťa, industrialist (Baťa a.s., Zlin, Bata Tires, Fatra, Kotva, FAB Zlin (film industry) at Kudlov, ZLAS (Aircraft Otrokovice), ZPA Zlin, ChemoSvit, TatraSvit, Zlin Magazine, founded towns of Batovany (Partizanske), Svit, Batov (Otrokovice))
  • Tomáš Baťa, industrialist (Bata T&A, Zlin)
  • Emil Kolben, industrialist (ČKD)
  • František Křižík, industrialist
  • Ignác Šechtl, pioneer of photography (Šechtl and Voseček)
  • Emil Škoda, industrialist (Škoda Works)

Other

  • Karel Barvitius, book and music publisher
  • Eliška Bučková, Miss Universe 2008 Top 15 finalist (Czech Republic placed for the second consecutive time)
  • Jiří Buquoy, aristocrat
  • Vlaada Chvatil, board game designer
  • Josef Florian, book publisher
  • Lucié Hadasová, Miss Universe 2007 Top 15 finalist
  • Zdenek Konvalina, ballet dancer
  • Marian Korn (1914–1987), printmaker
  • Victor Lustig, con artist
  • Iveta Lutovská, Miss Universe 2009 Top 10 finalist (Czech Republic placed for the third consecutive time)
  • Jaroslav Malina, theatre sceneographer
  • Jan Opletal, student, shot by Germans
  • Jan Palach, student, political activist, suicide
  • Přemek Podlaha, TV personality
  • Zdeňka Pokorná, teacher and political activist
  • Vladimír Remek, cosmonaut
  • Robert Rosenberg, adult film star
  • Silvie Tomčalová, aka Silvia Saint, adult film star
  • Kateřina Smrzová, Miss Universe 2003 Top 10 finalist
  • Martina Šteflová, dancer
  • Bertha von Suttner, Nobel laureate
  • Jan Zajíc, student, political activist, suicide
  • Vashek Kroutil, 5x National yoyo champion

Fictional characters

  • Jára Cimrman, fictional character of universal talents
  • Josef Švejk, fictional soldier in World War I, main character of Jaroslav Hašek's novel "The Good Soldier Švejk"
  • Tomas Vrbada, also known as Smoke, from the Mortal Kombat game series
  • KRTEK