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One of the most successful female tennis players of all time.
Gymnast, trainer and sports emissary.
A successful singer who then signed and became a spokesperson for Charter 77.
Architect and designer.
A Czech-American woman who emigrated with her family to the USA after the Communist Coup d'état in 1948.
Wife of President Václav Havel.
An acclaimed film director representing the Czechoslovak New Wave.
A political prisoner who was convicted of denigrating communist leaders and hiding military deserters.
Painter, draftswoman and graphic artist.
An opera singer, mezzo-soprano and alto who emigrated to West Germany after 1962.