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Czech beauty, Olga Schoberová (also known as Olinka Bérová or Olly Schoberova) was born on March 15, 1943 in Prague, Czech Republic, which was then known as the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. She is a Czech-American actress who was actively making movies between 1963 – 1984. During her career, she was often compared with Brigitte Bardot...
Best Athlete in the World A 15-year old, Katie Ledecky shocked the 2012 London Olympic Games, when she unexpectedly won the Gold Medal in the women’s 800-meter freestyle. Currently, she is a five-time Olympic Gold Medalist and nine-time World Champion. Some consider her the best athlete of the World. Kathleen Genevieve Ledecky was born on...
Today we are honoring Helen Brooke Taussig, a woman physician who saved thousands of children’s lives. When in May 1980, the famed 87- year physician, Helen Brooke Taussig, lost her life during a car accident, the Czech foreign press did not devote any attention to that event. Nobody could, of course, suspect that she was, on...
Betsy Palmer has often been called the ‘All American Girl’ and yet few know that she was actually born Patricia Betsy Hrunek, daughter of Rudolph Vincent Hrunek, an industrial chemist who was an immigrant from Czechoslovakia and Marie Love, who launched the Chicago Business College. Betsy was a 1944 graduate of East Chicago Roosevelt High School and a graduate from...
There seems to exist a very special bond between falconers and their majestic birds. Demonstrations of falconry in the courtyards of Bohemian and Moravian castles and chateaux exist to this day. The beautiful falcon and its prey have evolved their existence together over millions of years. The falcon is adapted to hunting prey and prey has...
Tomorrow would be my grandmother’s 93rd Birthday if she were still alive. She’d surely be just as beautiful as she always was. My grandmother, Marie (born Šrámková) was born on December 5, 1923, in Prague, Czech Republic. Her father was born Josef Šrámek (1900-1929) in Veselé, a small village and municipality in Děčín District in the Ústí nad...
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The colorful banknotes of the Czech Republic feature the faces of renowned Czech figures who are known for their contributions to the Czech culture and identity. Czech crowns, known as Koruny in the Czech language, are the official currency of the Czech Republic. The banknotes of the Czech Republic come in values of 100, 200,...
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We had an exciting weekend. Sunday morning someone emailed me that our interview was posted at Huffington Post! We’re excited about this because they have a large following and it will place Tres Bohemes in front of a lot of new people! You can read the interview here. We’re really excited about this and would love if you...
Sponsored Post The weekend is a time for sports and that’s why today we are looking at a champion of a player. Tomas Rosicky moved back to the Czech Republic this year after a 10-year spell at Arsenal. The Czech midfielder has had an illustrious career from his beginnings at Sparta Prague through to his...
The title, father of modern education, is attributed to Jan Amos Komensky, also known as John Amos Comenius. He was born on March 28, 1592 in Nivnice, Moravia (which is now part of the Czech Republic) and he died on November 15, 1670. From the persecution and hardships he suffered in his life, he came...
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Today (August 1st, 2016) is my mother Kytka’s birthday. In case you don’t know who that is, she is the founder of and an author here at Tres Bohemes.  She is a true bohemian. She was born in the Czech Republic and her parents immigrated to the US in search of a new life without communism....
What better way to pass a crown of beauty than to have Sophia Loren crown the Czech Miss beauty pageant winner. In 2014, that is exactly what happened. Gabriela Franková was crowned Miss Czech Republic for Miss Universe and Sophia was the one who placed the crown on her head. The night was made extra special with the...