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In April of 1911, the capital of the Czech Republic became home to one of the greatest physicists of all time. Albert Einstein, who was 32 when he moved from Zürich to the city of Prague, lived there for 16 months with his wife Mileva and their two sons. During his stay, the Nobel Prize...
Guest Post by Petra Drahoňovská Throughout Central and Eastern Europe, social entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility and venture philanthropy are increasingly embraced as innovative approaches to solving social challenges. #BlankCzech (www.blankczech.com), a new English-language campaign, aims to raise awareness, increase support, and grow opportunity for Czech social enterprises, nonprofit organizations, and charities beyond the borders of...
One of the most mysterious political assassinations ever taken place occurred on February 15, 1933, when the Czech-born mayor of Chicago, Anton Cermák, was mortally wounded. Anton, or Tony Cermak as he was known in the United States, was the 34th Mayor of Chicago, in office from April 7, 1931 to March 6, 1933. The traditional...
Lawrence Martin-Bittman (born 1931 in Prague), formerly known as Ladislav Bittman, is an American artist, author, and retired professor of disinformation at Boston University. Prior to his defection to the United States in 1968, he served as an intelligence officer specializing in disinformation for the Czech Intelligence Service. Czech Intelligence Service While in Czechoslovakia, Ladislav...
A Prussian immigrant Constantine Hering is usually considered the father of American homeopathy. What is not known about him, that his ancestors actually came from Moravia and their original surname was written as ‘Hrinka,’ as his daughter had written in his biography. They were likely post-White Mountain religious refugees, because Hering’s uncle grew up in...