Cemeteries in Prague

Vyšehrad cemetery

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Established in 1869 on the grounds of Vyšehrad Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, the Vyšehrad cemetery (Vyšehradský hřbitov in Czech) is the final resting place of many composers, artists, sculptors, writers, and those from the world of science and politics. The centrepiece of the cemetery is the Slavín Monument designed by Antonín Wiehl and the cemetery is sometimes referred to as the Slavín cemetery.

Some of the famous Czechs interred here:

  • Mikoláš Aleš (1852-1913), painter
  • Karel Ančerl (1908-1973), conductor of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and Toronto Symphony Orchestra
  • Josef Bican (1913-2001), footballer
  • Karel Čapek (1890-1938), playwright
  • Antonin Chittussi (1847-1891), painter
  • Emmy Destinn (Ema Destinnová, 1878-1930), opera singer
  • Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904), composer
  • Eduard Haken (1910-1996), operatic bass
  • František Hrubín (1910-1971), writer and poet, friend of Jaroslav Seifert
  • Jaroslav Heyrovský (1890-1967), Nobel prize winning founder of polarography
  • Milada Horáková (1901-1950), doctor, victim of 1950s Czechoslovak communist party show trials
  • Rafael Kubelík (1914-1996), conductor and composer
  • Vilém Kurz (1872-1945), pianist and piano teacher
  • Karel Hynek Mácha (1810-1836), romantic poet
  • Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939), artist and designer
  • Josef Václav Myslbek (1848-1922), sculptor
  • Jan Neruda (1834-1891), poet, writer
  • Božena Němcová (1820-1862), writer, author of the novel "Babička" (The Grandmother)
  • Zdeněk Nejedlý (1878-1962), musicologist, critic, and Communist politician
  • Otakar Ostrčil (1879-1935), composer and conductor of the National Theater
  • Olga Scheinpflugová (1902-1968), actress and wife of Karel Čapek
  • Bedřich Smetana (1824-1884), composer
  • Ladislav Šaloun (1870-1946), Art Nouveau sculptor
  • Pavel Štěpán (1925-1998), pianist and piano teacher
  • Ilona Štěpánová-Kurzová (1899-1975), pianist and piano teacher
  • Max Švabinský (1873-1962), painter

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25 August 2012
プラハで最も古いお城であると共に、チェコ共和国の象徴。城跡、教会、公園の他にも、スメタナをはじめ、ドヴォジャーク、 ミュシャなどの有名な芸術家が埋葬されている墓地がある。ロマネスク様式のロトゥンダ・聖マルティン教会、ゴチック様式の聖ペトルとパウロ教会もここで見ることができる。
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18 August 2011
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