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Zdeněk Burian

Zdeněk Burian was a Czech painter and illustrator of adventure books. He gained international recognition for his reconstructions of extinct animals and plants, on which he collaborated with prominent palaeontologists and anthropologists of the time.

 
 
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Johann Gregor Mendel, founding father…

Darwin’s contemporary, discoverer of the basic laws of heredity, monk and also the abbot of the St Thomas…

 
 
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Czech travellers – part 2

Every nation has its famous personalities, whose names universally evoke adventure, exotic countries, travelling and…

 
 
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Czech travellers: Part 1

All nations have famous personalities, whose names immediately evoke adventure, exotic countries, and new discoveries…

 
 
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Saint Agnes of Bohemia

An extraordinary woman who lived an extraordinary life – one of the most renowned female saints and the patron of…

 
 
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Jan Zrzavý

(1890–1977)

 
 
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Otto Wichterle

(1913–1998)

 
 
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Josef Ressel (1793–1857)

Josef Ressel, an inventor and a writer, was originally a forest engineer. He was born in 1793 in Chrudim and his family…

 
 
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Karel Čapek

(1890-1938)

 
 
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Jan Werich

(1905-1980)

 
 
 
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Czech travellers – part 2

Every nation has its famous personalities, whose names universally evoke adventure, exotic countries...

 
 
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Zdeněk Burian

Zdeněk Burian was a Czech painter and illustrator of adventure books. He gained international recognition...

 
 
Famous historical figures
 
 

Johann Gregor Mendel, founding father...

Darwin’s contemporary, discoverer of the basic laws of heredity, monk and also the abbot of the St...

 
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