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List of the most popular authors from Czech Republic, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous Czech authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Czech writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

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Antonín Dvořák is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Antonín Dvořák Bagatelles^! Opus 47, Sextet in A Major^! Op. 48, Violin Concerto in A Minor^! Op. 53

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Václav Havel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Václav Havel Letters to Olga, Politics and Conscience, Antikódy

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Bohumil Hrabal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Bohumil Hrabal Pamietam jedynie dni słoneczne, Život bez smokingu, Little Town Where Time Stood Still

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Josef Škvorecký is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Josef Škvorecký Smutek poručíka Borůvky, Spisy, Two murders in my double life

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Jan Švankmajer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Jan Švankmajer Švankmajer's Faust

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Peter Weiss is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Peter Weiss The Aesthetics of Resistance, Marat/Sade, Two plays: Song of the Lusitanian bogey

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Milan Kundera is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Milan Kundera The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Life Is Elsewhere

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Tom Stoppard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Tom Stoppard Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, The Real Inspector Hound, The Invention of Love

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John Amos Comenius is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
John Amos Comenius The angel of peace, The Labyrinth of the World and the Paradise of the Heart, John Amos Comenius on education

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Jan Werich is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Jan Werich Pěst na oko, Vest pocket revue, Těžká Barbora

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Leoš Janáček is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Leoš Janáček Janacek's Uncollected Essays on Music, Letters and reminiscences, Hledal jsem proutkem pramenitou vodu

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Karl Kautsky is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Karl Kautsky Foundations of Christianity, Vorläufer des neueren Sozialismus, The socialist republic

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Jaroslav Hašek is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Jaroslav Hašek The Good Soldier Švejk, The Red Commissar, Veselé povídky

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Julius Fučík is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic

The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic

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Karel Čapek is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Karel Čapek War with the Newts, Talks with T.G. Masaryk, R.U.R.

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Peter Sís is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Peter Sís The train of states, Tibet, Ballerina!

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Petr Bezruč is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic

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Kvĕta Pacovská is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Kvĕta Pacovská Midnight play, Plechy^! papír^! hry a řeči, Kveta Pacovsk¯ Postcard Pack 2

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Ivan Klíma is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Ivan Klíma My golden trades, The ultimate intimacy, Jak přežít blahobyt

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Arnošt Lustig is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Arnošt Lustig The Unloved: From the Diary of Perla S, Lovely Green Eyes, Fire on water

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Miroslav Sasek is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Miroslav Sasek This is Paris, This is Rome, Londres

The Best Novels Ever Written

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Egon Schiele is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Egon Schiele Egon Schiele, Egon Schiele and the human form, Nudes

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Madeleine Albright is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Madeleine Albright Threats to Democracy, Madam Secretary, Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War^! 1937-1948

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Jan Neruda is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Jan Neruda Tales of the little Quarter, Romance štědrovečerní, Dílo

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Edvard Beneš is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Edvard Beneš Discours aux Slovaques sur le présent et l'avenir de notre nation, Demokracie dnes a zítra, International security

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Jan Kaplický is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Jan Kaplický Confessions, Looking back in envy, Czech inspiration

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Pavel Kohout is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Pavel Kohout Weißbuch in Sachen Adam Juracek, Disorientations, The widow killer

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Zdeněk Svěrák is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Zdeněk Svěrák Cimrman in the Music Domain, Jára da Cimrman

The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic

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Josef Lada is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Josef Lada Bubáci a hastrmani, Ladovy pohádky, Kukadla

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Miroslav Holub is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Miroslav Holub Sagitální řez, Shedding life, Immunology of nude mice

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Władysław Młynek is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic

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Wilhelm Przeczek is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic

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Egon Erwin Kisch is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Egon Erwin Kisch Asien gründlich verändert, Der Mädchenhirt, Entdeckungen in Mexiko

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Avital Ronell is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Avital Ronell The ÜberReader, The telephone book, The Test Drive

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Wiesław Adam Berger is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic

The Most Overrated Books of All Time

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Bolek Polívka is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic

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Petr Zelenka is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic

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Miloš Macourek is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Miloš Macourek Muriel a oranžová smrt

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Ludmila Zeman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Ludmila Zeman The revenge of Ishtar

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Karel Kryl is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Karel Kryl Z mého plíživota

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Arthur Mahler is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Arthur Mahler Paintings of the Louvre, Italian and Spanish

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Karel Hynek Mácha is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Karel Hynek Mácha Máj, May, Cikáni

The Best George Orwell Quotes

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Karel Jaromír Erben is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Karel Jaromír Erben Kytice, Večer, Tulák

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Michal Viewegh is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Michal Viewegh The Case of Unfaithful Klara, Výchova dívek v Čechách, Zapisovatelé otcovský lásky

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Karel Havlíček Borovský is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Karel Havlíček Borovský Epištoly kutnohorské, Epigramy, Duch Národních novin

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Alois Musil is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Alois Musil The northern Heǧâz, The manners and customs of the Rwala Bedouins, Palmyrena

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Michael Kunze is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Michael Kunze Dance of the Vampires, Elisabeth, Rebecca

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Bernd Schröder is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Bernd Schröder Springer Ingenieurtabellen, Rudernde Hunde

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Fritz Mauthner is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Fritz Mauthner Aristotle

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Vilém Flusser is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Authors from Czech Republic
Vilém Flusser Zeichen der Freiheit, The shape of things, Filosofia del Diseno