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Věra Chytilová dies at age of 85

Věra Chytilová dies at age of 85 The director and screenwriter Věra Chytilová, the first lady of Czech film, died today in Prague at the age of 85. Her family broke the news to the Czech News Agency (ČTK). As a filmmaker, Chytilová already made news with her student films, Ceiling … Read more on […]

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Shirley Temple Black dies aged 85

Shirley Temple Black dies aged 85 She had attended a meeting of the Foundation of Multiple Sclerosis Societies in Prague in 1968 when the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia halted the strides the country was making toward democracy, but in the waning days of communism, President … Read more on Prague Post

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Milan Schulz, exiled author, RFE broadcaster dies in Munich

Milan Schulz, exiled author, RFE broadcaster dies in Munich Czech-born author, journalist and Radio Free Europe broadcaster Milan Schulz died in Munich on Monday at the age of 83. He emigrated in 1969 but the link to his homeland remained firm and for hundreds of thousands of his compatriots behind the Iron … Read more on […]

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Palestinian Ambassador Dies in Prague After Safe Explosion

Palestinian Ambassador Dies in Prague After Safe Explosion The 56-year-old ambassador, who took the post last October, died after being taken to a Prague hospital with injuries to his head, chest and stomach, Daniel Langer, the facility's chief surgeon, said on Czech public television today. “Indications we … Read more on Bloomberg

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Actress Jiřina Jirásková dies in Prague aged 81

Actress Jiřina Jirásková dies in Prague aged 81 On Monday afternoon, a popular theater, television and film actress Jiřina Jirásková passed away in her Prague home at the age 81 after a prolonged illness. Her acting career spans over sixty years and hundreds of roles. Jiřina Jirásková, photo: CTK To … Read more on Radio […]

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State title-winning New Prague coach dies shoveling snow

State title-winning New Prague coach dies shoveling snow A popular teacher and championship-winning high school coach of girls sports in New Prague died while shoveling snow at his home, the School District said Monday. Matt Shetka, 54, whose teams have earned five state titles, died Sunday from an apparent … Read more on Minneapolis Star […]

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Czech man with no heart dies after six months

Czech man with no heart dies after six months Prague: A Czech father of one who survived for more than six months without a real heart has died at the age of 37. Jakub Halik had his heart replaced with two mechanical pumps in pioneering surgery last April after an aggressive cancerous tumour was … […]

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Tomas Sedlacek, Czech general, dies at 94

Tomas Sedlacek, Czech general, dies at 94 PRAGUE — A Czech general who fought with the Allies in France, Britain and the Soviet Union during World War II and who later resisted the communist regimes in his own country has died. Gen. Tomas Sedlacek, aged 94, died Monday at Prague's Motol … Read more on […]

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Young gorilla dies in tragic accident at Prague Zoo

Young gorilla dies in tragic accident at Prague Zoo It was a life that started full of hope but ended in much sadness. Tragedy struck Prague Zoo July 27 when popular gorilla Tatu died after accidentally hanging himself with a climbing rope. The 5-year-old, who shot to fame following his birth in 2007 … Read […]

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Prague Zoo: Gorilla dies after accidentally hanging himself – Washington Post

PRAGUE — The Prague Zoo says a gorilla has died after accidentally hanging himself. The zoo says that five-year-old Tatu was found hanging with a rope around his neck Friday morning in a sleeping room. Spokesman Michal Stastny says all … Prague – Bing News

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Gorilla dies in Prague zoo after accidentally hanging self – CBS News

(AP) PRAGUE – A gorilla has died in the Prague Zoo after accidentally hanging himself with a climbing rope, zoo officials said Friday. The zoo said in a statement that 5-year-old Tatu was found hanging with a rope around his neck Friday morning … Prague – Bing News

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Czech chemist Antonin Holy dies at 75

Czech chemist Antonin Holy dies at 75 PRAGUE — Antonin Holy, a renowned Czech scientist whose research significantly contributed to the development of antiviral drugs, has died, his long-time research institute said Tuesday. Prague's Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the … Read more on Bradenton Herald

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Groundbreaking chemist Antonín Holý dies at 75

Groundbreaking chemist Antonín Holý dies at 75 Earlier today, Radio Prague spoke with the former chairman of the Czech Academy of Sciences and biochemist Václav Pačes, who first met Antonín Holý in 1965. Download: MP3 · Antonín Holý, photo: ČTK “First of all, he was an exceptionally hard-working … Read more on Radio Prague

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