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List of famous writers from Czech Republic, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Czech Republic is home to many prolific writers, including those who write fiction, non-fiction, poetry, biographies and more. These are some of the best Czech writers that have ever lived, so if you're a native of Czech Republic and an aspiring writer then use this list as inspiration to achieve your own writing goals.

Examples of writers on this list: Jakub Sommer, Adolf Burger and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are popular Czech writers?" and "Which writers are from Czech Republic?"

You can click on the names of these renowned writers of Czech Republic in order to get more information about each one. Some of these historic writers may no longer be living in Czech Republic, but they're all of Czech Republic descent.

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Milan Kundera is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Milan Kundera age 88

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Karel Čapek is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Karel Čapek Died at 48 (1890-1938)

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Antonín Dvořák is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Antonín Dvořák Died at 63 (1841-1904)

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Tom Stoppard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Tom Stoppard age 80

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Peter Weiss is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Peter Weiss Died at 66 (1916-1982)

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Miloš Forman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Miloš Forman age 85

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Václav Havel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Václav Havel Died at 75 (1936-2011)

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Jan Švankmajer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic

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Bohumil Hrabal is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Bohumil Hrabal Died at 83 (1914-1997)

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Josef Škvorecký is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Josef Škvorecký Died at 88 (1924-2012)

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Leoš Janáček is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Leoš Janáček Died at 74 (1854-1928)

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Jan Werich is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Jan Werich Died at 75 (1905-1980)

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Jiří Menzel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Jiří Menzel age 79

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Hugo Haas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Hugo Haas Died at 67 (1901-1968)

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Jan Kraus is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Jan Kraus age 64

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Arnošt Lustig is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Arnošt Lustig Died at 85 (1926-2011)

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Karel Lamač is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Karel Lamač Died at 65 (1887-1952)

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Michaela Pavlátová is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic

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Peter Sís is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Peter Sís age 68

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Madeleine Albright is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic

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Jan Němec is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Jan Němec age 81

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Karel Kachyňa is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Karel Kachyňa Died at 80 (1924-2004)

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Jan Svěrák is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Jan Svěrák age 52

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Oldřich Lipský is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Oldřich Lipský Died at 62 (1924-1986)

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Egon Schiele is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Egon Schiele Died at 28 (1890-1918)

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John Amos Comenius is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
John Amos Comenius Died at 78 (1592-1670)

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Karl Kautsky is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Karl Kautsky Died at 84 (1854-1938)

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Břetislav Pojar is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Břetislav Pojar Died at 89 (1923-2012)

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Ivan Passer is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Ivan Passer age 84

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Jaroslav Hašek is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Jaroslav Hašek Died at 40 (1883-1923)

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Dana Vavrova is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Dana Vavrova Died at 42 (1967-2009)

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Gustav Machatý is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Gustav Machatý Died at 62 (1901-1963)

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Egon Erwin Kisch is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Egon Erwin Kisch Died at 63 (1885-1948)

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Helena Třeštíková is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic

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Ivan Klíma is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Ivan Klíma age 86

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Julius Fučík is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Julius Fučík Died at 40 (1903-1943)

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Jan Kaplický is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Jan Kaplický Died at 72 (1937-2009)

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Jan Budař is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Jan Budař age 40

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Jan Hřebejk is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Jan Hřebejk age 50

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Petr Bezruč is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Petr Bezruč Died at 91 (1867-1958)

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Emil František Burian is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Emil František Burian Died at 55 (1904-1959)

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Jan Pinkava is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Jan Pinkava age 54

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Otakar Vávra is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Otakar Vávra Died at 100 (1911-2011)

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Elmar Klos is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Elmar Klos Died at 83 (1910-1993)

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Jana Boková is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Jana Boková age 69

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Ester Krumbachová is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Ester Krumbachová Died at 73 (1923-1996)

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Vojtech Jasny is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Vojtech Jasny age 92

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Wilhelm Przeczek is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Wilhelm Przeczek Died at 70 (1936-2006)

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Jan Špáta is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Jan Špáta Died at 74 (1932-2006)

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Jakub Sommer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Writers from Czech Republic
Jakub Sommer age 41