Birth Place Matching "Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary [now Czech Republic]" (Sorted by Death Date Ascending)
Writer | Svejk
Czech author Jaroslav Hasek was born in 1883 in Prague, Bohemia (now Czech Republic), which at the time was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. His father was an alcoholic schoolteacher who was constantly moving the family in search of better paying jobs, and died when Jaroslav was 13. The ...
4. Franz Kafka
Writer | Le procès
Franz Kafka was born into a German-speaking Jewish family in Prague, Austrian Empire, in 1883. His father, Hermann Kafka, was a business owner and a domestic tyrant, frequently abusing his son. Kafka later admitted to his father, "My writing was all about you...". He believed that his father broke ...
Writer | René
Rainer Maria Rilke was born in Prague on the 4th of December 1878 as the son of a military man working with railroads. After he visited a military Upper School he tried to avoid the army and did the preparations for the final exams and the final exams in private. He went to university to study ...
12. Luigi Hofman
Actor | Vdavky Nanynky Kulichovy
Luigi Hofman was born on April 8, 1879 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Ludvík Hrabánek. He was an actor, known for Vdavky Nanynky Kulichovy (1925), Horské volání S.O.S. (1929) and Stíny (1922). He died on June 23, 1934 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
15. Josef Bunzl
Actor | Ein Burschenlied aus Heidelberg
Josef Bunzl was born on July 27, 1887 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Ein Burschenlied aus Heidelberg (1930), Homunculus, 1. Teil (1916) and In the Little House Below Emausy (1933). He died on January 3, 1937 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
23. Hans Krása
Music Department | Brundibar!
Hans Krása was born on November 30, 1899 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He is known for his work on Brundibar! (1995), Last Act But One: Brundibar (1965) and The Music of Terezin (1994). He died on October 18, 1944 in Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, Oswiecim, Malopolskie, Poland.
25. Franz Werfel
Writer | Juarez
During his flight from the Nazis, he and his wife stopped at Lourdes, the French city in which Bernadette Soubirous lived and reportedly saw the Virgin Mary. He vowed to write a book about her if he and his wife escaped safely. The result was the novel, "The Song of Bernadette", which became an ...
31. Jan Masaryk
Actor | Schweik's New Adventures
Jan Masaryk was born on September 14, 1886 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Jan Garrigue Masaryk. He was an actor, known for It Started at Midnight (1943). He was married to Frances Crane Leatherbee. He died on March 10, 1948 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
32. Egon Erwin Kisch
Writer | Aféra plukovníka Rédla
Egon Erwin Kisch was born on April 29, 1885 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was a writer and actor, known for Aféra plukovníka Rédla (1931), Pasák holek (1930) and Der Mädchenhirt (1919). He was married to Gisela Lyner. He died on March 31, 1948 in Prague, ...
33. Oldrich Kmínek
Director | Kainovo znamení
Oldrich Kmínek was born on December 5, 1892 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was a director and writer, known for Kainovo znamení (1928), Prodaná nevesta (1922) and Za rodnou hroudou (1930). He died on September 23, 1948 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
Actress | Fidlovacka
Antonie Nedosinská was born on June 26, 1885 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Antonie Valecková. She was an actress, known for Fidlovacka (1930), Dobrý voják Svejk (1926) and One in a Million (1935). She was married to Jirí Nedosinský. She died on July 17, 1950 in Podebrady, ...
36. Jindrich Fiala
Assistant Director | Cech panen kutnohorských
Jindrich Fiala was born on February 3, 1897 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor and assistant director, known for The Merry Wives (1938), Kiss in the Snow (1935) and Bludná pout (1945). He died on August 11, 1950 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
37. Walter Trier
Costume Designer | Mein Herz ist eine Jazzband
Walter Trier was born on June 25, 1890 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was an art director and costume designer, known for Mein Herz ist eine Jazzband (1929), Lumpaci the Vagabond (1922) and Acht Maler und ein Modell (1927). He died on June 11, 1951 in Craigleith, Ontario, Canada.
38. Betty Kysilková
Actress | Jindra, hrabenka Ostrovínová
Betty Kysilková was born on February 1, 1879 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for Jindra, the Countess Ostrovín (1934), Magdalena (1921) and Second Youth (1938). She died on October 21, 1951 in Mélník, Czechoslovakia.
41. Adolf Heller
Music Department | One Girl's Confession
An opera and symphony conductor, Heller worked for five years on the faculty of the Los Angeles City College teaching opera workshops. He also conducted operas held at the Greek Theatre and was an assistant director at the Hollywood Bowl. At the time of his death, in an automobile accident, he had ...
Actress | Idyla ze staré Prahy
Zdenka Rydlová-Kvapilová was born on September 8, 1884 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Zdenka Cízková. She was an actress, known for Idyla ze staré Prahy (1918) and Andula zárlí (1914). She died on January 19, 1955 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
47. Rudolf Hrusínský
Actor | Barbora Hlavsová
Rudolf Hrusínský was born on April 14, 1897 in Dolní Liboc, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Rudolf Böhm. He was an actor, known for Barbora Hlavsová (1943), The Portrait (1948) and Veselá bída (1939). He was married to Hermína Cervícková. He died on March 15, 1956 in Prague, ...
49. Milada Gampeová
Actress | Batalión
Milada Gampeová was born on April 9, 1884 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Milada Svagrovská. She was an actress, known for Battalion (1937), Delightful Story (1937) and Long Live with Dearly Departed (1935). She died on May 6, 1956 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.