275 relations: Academy Awards, Aircraft engine, Allies of World War II, American football, ANO 2011, Anthropos Pavilion, Association football, AT&T, Auschwitz concentration camp, Austria-Hungary, AVG Technologies, AZ Tower, Špilberk Castle, Ballet, Barcelona, Baron Franz von der Trenck, Baseball, Basketball, Battle of Austerlitz, BC Brno, BK Brno, Blue Air, Blue Air Moravia, Bohemian, Bohemian-Moravian Highlands, Bombardment, Box (theatre), Bratislava, Bren light machine gun, Brno, Brno astronomical clock, Brno central station referendum, 2016, Brno City Theatre, Brno death march, Brno Exhibition Centre, Brno hlavní nádraží, Brno Ossuary, Brno Reservoir, Brno University of Technology, Brno-Bohunice, Brno-Bystrc, Brno-City District, Brno-Country District, Brno-Královo Pole, Brno-Slatina, Brno–Tuřany Airport, Brussels, Budapest, Cadastre, Carbonari, ..., Catacombs of Paris, Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul, Brno, Catholic Church, Celtic languages, Central European Institute of Technology, Central European Summer Time, Central European Time, Church of St. James (Brno), Church of St. Thomas (Brno), Churches of Brno, Cinema Mundi International Film Festival, Citadel, Cognate, Conrad I, Duke of Bohemia, Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic, Controlled-access highway, Cosmas of Prague, Country, Cycling infrastructure, Czech koruna, Czech regional elections, 2016, Czech Republic, Czech Republic motorcycle Grand Prix, Czech wine, Czechoslovakia, Czechs, D43 motorway (Czech Republic), D52 motorway (Czech Republic), Dallas, Dialect, Diocese, Districts of the Czech Republic, Drama, Dresden, Dyje–Svratka Valley, Electric light, Elizabeth Richeza of Poland, Engineering, Ernst Wiesner, European Touring Car Championship, Expulsion of Germans from Czechoslovakia, Extermination camp, FC Zbrojovka Brno, Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor, Fireworks, Frederick the Great, Functionalism (architecture), Genetics, German occupation of Czechoslovakia, German Technical University in Brno, Germanic peoples, Gestapo, Glider (aircraft), Gothic architecture, Gothic Revival architecture, Grand Prix motorcycle racing, Great Moravia, Gregor Mendel, Handball, Hantec slang, HC Kometa Brno, High-rise building, Higher education, Highway, History of Czechoslovakia (1948–89), History of the Czech language, Holocaust trains, Honeywell, Horsecar, Hot air balloon, Humid continental climate, Hussite Wars, Hussites, IBM, Ice hockey, Ignis Brunensis, International Clinical Research Center, Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts, Janáček Theatre, Jean-Louis Raduit de Souches, Jewish cemetery, Jobst of Moravia, John Henry, Margrave of Moravia, Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor, Judiciary, Judiciary of the Czech Republic, Kaplan turbine, Katowice, Kaunas, Köppen climate classification, Kharkiv, King of the Romans, Kraków, Labyrinth under Vegetable Market, Brno, Lacrosse, Larger urban zone, Latin, Leeds, Leipzig, Lennart Torstensson, Leoš Janáček, Leoš Janáček International Competition in Brno, Limited-access road, List of cities in the European Union by population within city limits, List of minor planets: 2001–3000, List of people from Brno, List of tributaries of the Danube, London, London Borough of Enfield, Lord mayor, Lužánky, Lucie Šafářová, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Lukáš Rosol, Lviv, Mahen Theatre, Margraviate of Moravia, Masaryk Circuit, Masaryk University, Mathias Franz Graf von Chorinsky Freiherr von Ledske, Medlánky Airport, Mendel University, Metropolitan area, Michal Březina, Milan, Minibus, Minsk Ghetto, Modern architecture, Moravia, Moravian Gallery in Brno, Moravian Karst, Moravian Library, Moravians, Moravské zemské muzeum, Mosque, Motorola, Motorsport, Multistorey car park, Mummy, Munich, Napoleon, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Theatre Brno, Nazi concentration camps, Nazi ghettos, Nazism, Neolithic, Old Prussians, Olomouc, Ombudsman, Opera, Ossuary, Ostrava, Palace Moravia, Palacký University, Přemyslid dynasty, Poles, Polish language, Poznań, Prague, Prisoner of war, Radio-controlled model, Rafael Nadal, Rapid transit, Red Army, Red Hat, Reduta Theatre, Regions of the Czech Republic, Rejowiec, Lublin Voivodeship, Rennes, Research and development, Reservoir, Ring road, Roman Catholic Diocese of Brno, Rome, Rugby football, Sankt Pölten, Shigellosis, Siemens, Silicon Graphics International, Sister city, Slavic languages, Slavs, Slovaks, South Moravian Region, Sportovní hala Vodova, St Thomas's Abbey, Brno, Statutory city (Czech Republic), Stuttgart, Suburbanization, Supreme Administrative Court of the Czech Republic, Supreme Court of the Czech Republic, Svitava (river), Svratka (river), Tennis, Theresienstadt concentration camp, Thirty Years' War, Thomas Edison, Trade fair, Trams in Brno, Trolleybus, Ukrainians, UNESCO, United Nations, Urban area, Utrecht, Veveří Castle, Vienna, Vietnamese people, Viktor Kaplan, Villa Tugendhat, Voronezh, Vratislaus II of Bohemia, Welsh language, World Heritage site, World Meteorological Organization, World War I, World War II, Wrocław, Yiddish, Zbrojovka Brno, Zetor, Znojmo, 2010 FIBA World Championship for Women, 2012 Wimbledon Championships. Expand index (225 more) » « Shrink index
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
An aircraft engine is the component of the propulsion system for an aircraft that generates mechanical power.
The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945).
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
ANO 2011 is a centrist populist political party in the Czech Republic founded by Andrej Babiš, the second-wealthiest person in the Czech Republic, owner of the Agrofert conglomerate, and Mafra media group.
Anthropos (or Anthropos Pavilion, from the Greek Άνθρωπος, human or man) is a museum located in the city of Brno, South Moravia, Czech Republic.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
AT&T Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered at Whitacre Tower in Downtown Dallas, Texas.
Auschwitz concentration camp was a network of concentration and extermination camps built and operated by Nazi Germany in occupied Poland during World War II.
Austria-Hungary, often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire or the Dual Monarchy in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Austrian Empire (the Kingdoms and Lands Represented in the Imperial Council, or Cisleithania) and the Kingdom of Hungary (Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen or Transleithania) that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867.
AVG Technologies is a Czech security software company headquartered in Brno, Czech Republic, that was founded in 1991 by Jan Gritzbach and Tomáš Hofer and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Avast since 2016.
The AZ Tower is a skyscraper in the city of Brno, Czech Republic.
Špilberk Castle (German: Spielberg) is a castle on the hilltop in Brno, Southern Moravia.
Ballet is a type of performance dance that originated during the Italian Renaissance in the 15th century and later developed into a concert dance form in France and Russia.
Barcelona is a city in Spain.
Baron Franz von der Trenck (German: Franz Freiherr von der Trenck, Croatian: Barun Franjo Trenk) (Reggio di Calabria. January 1, 1711 – Brno. October 4, 1749) was an Austrian soldier.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.
Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.
The Battle of Austerlitz (2 December 1805/11 Frimaire An XIV FRC), also known as the Battle of the Three Emperors, was one of the most important and decisive engagements of the Napoleonic Wars.
Basketball Club Brno (Basketbalový Klub Brno) is a Czech professional basketball club based in the city of Brno.
Basketbalový Klub Brno, also known as Imos Brno for sponsorship reasons, is a Czech women's basketball club from Brno established in 1993, not to be mistaken with male club BC VS Brno.
Blue Air is a Romanian airline headquartered in Bucharest, with its main hubs at Henri Coandă International Airport and Turin Airport.
Blue Air Moravia was a planned airline to be headquartered in Brno.
A Bohemian is a resident of Bohemia, a region of the Czech Republic or the former Kingdom of Bohemia, a region of the former Crown of Bohemia (lands of the Bohemian Crown).
The Bohemian-Moravian Highlands (Českomoravská vrchovina or Vysočina; Böhmisch-Mährische Höhe) is an extensive and long range of hills and low mountains over long, which runs in a northeasterly direction across the Czech Republic and forms the border between Bohemia and Moravia.
A bombardment is an attack by artillery fire or by dropping bombs from aircraft on fortifications, combatants, or towns and buildings.
In theater, a box (also known as loge) is a small, separated seating area in the auditorium for a limited number of people.
Bratislava (Preßburg or Pressburg, Pozsony) is the capital of Slovakia.
The Bren gun, usually called simply the Bren, are a series of light machine guns (LMG) made by Britain in the 1930s and used in various roles until 1992.
Brno (Brünn) is the second largest city in the Czech Republic by population and area, the largest Moravian city, and the historical capital city of the Margraviate of Moravia.
Brno astronomical clock (Czech: Brněnský orloj) is a black stone monument in Brno, Czech Republic.
Brno central station referendum, 2016, is a municipal referendum on the location of Brno Main Railway Station, in Brno, Moravia, Czech Republic and the way of its future modernisation.
Brno City Theatre (Czech: Městské divadlo Brno, further in text MdB) is a repertoire theatre in Brno, Czech Republic, that focuses on dramatic and music production, mainly musical theatre.
The Brno death marchRozumět dějinám, Zdeněk Beneš, p. 208 (Brünner Todesmarsch) is traditional German term for the forced expulsion of the German inhabitants of Brno (Brünn) after World War II.
Brno Exhibition Center is a convention centre based in Brno, Czech Republic.
Brno hlavní nádraží (Brno main railway station; abbreviated as Brno hl. n.) is the principal railway station in Brno, the largest city in the South Moravian Region and the second largest in the Czech Republic.
Brno Ossuary is an underground ossuary in Brno, Czech Republic.
The Brno Reservoir, previously known as the Kníničky Reservoir (Brněnská přehrada, also known as Prýgl in Hantec slang) is a dam on the Svratka River right outside the city of Brno, Czech Republic.
Brno University of Technology (abbreviated: BUT; in Czech: Vysoké učení technické v Brně – Czech abbreviation: VUT) is a university located in Brno, Czech Republic.
Bohunice is a district of the second largest city in the Czech Republic - Brno.
Bystrc is a district of the city of Brno in the Czech Republic.
Brno-City District (Okres Brno-město in Czech) is one of seven districts (okres) within the South Moravian Region (Jihomoravský kraj) of the Czech Republic.
Brno-Country District (Okres Brno-venkov in Czech) is one of seven districts (okres) within South Moravian Region (Jihomoravský kraj) of the Czech Republic.
Královo Pole is a district of Brno, second largest city in the Czech Republic.
Slatina is a district of Brno, the second largest city in the Czech Republic.
Brno–Tuřany Airport is an airport in Brno, Czech Republic.
Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.
Budapest is the capital and the most populous city of Hungary, and one of the largest cities in the European Union.
A cadastre (also spelled cadaster) is a comprehensive land recording of the real estate or real property's metes-and-bounds of a country.
The Carbonari (Italian for "charcoal makers") was an informal network of secret revolutionary societies active in Italy from about 1800 to 1831.
The Catacombs of Paris (French: Catacombes de Paris) are underground ossuaries in Paris, France, which hold the remains of more than six million people in a small part of a tunnel network built to consolidate Paris' ancient stone mines.
The Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul is located on the Petrov hill in the centre of the city of Brno in the Czech Republic.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
The Celtic languages are a group of related languages descended from Proto-Celtic, or "Common Celtic"; a branch of the greater Indo-European language family.
CEITEC (the Central European Institute of Technology) is the European Research Center for Life Science, Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology.
Central European Summer Time (CEST), sometime referred also as Central European Daylight Time (CEDT), is the standard clock time observed during the period of summer daylight-saving in those European countries which observe Central European Time (UTC+1) during the other part of the year.
Central European Time (CET), used in most parts of Europe and a few North African countries, is a standard time which is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
Saint James` church is a late Gothic three-nave church situated in James' square (Jakubské náměstí) in the centre of Brno, in Czech Republic.
The Church of Saint Thomas and the Annunciation (Kostel sv.) is a historic church in Brno, Czech Republic.
The majority of church buildings in Brno belong to the Roman Catholic Church, others mainly to Protestant churches.
The Cinema Mundi International Film Festival was a film festival, inaugurated in 2010, and held annually at the end of February, beginning of March in Brno, Czech Republic.
A citadel is the core fortified area of a town or city.
In linguistics, cognates are words that have a common etymological origin.
Conrad I of Brno (died 6 September 1092) was the duke of Bohemia for eight months in 1092.
The Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic (Ústavní soud České republiky) is a specialized type of court which primarily works to protect the people in the Czech Republic against violations of the Constitution by either the legislature, government or by any other subject that violates people's constitutional rights and freedoms.
A controlled-access highway is a type of highway which has been designed for high-speed vehicular traffic, with all traffic flow and ingress/egress regulated.
Cosmas of Prague (Kosmas Pražský; Cosmas Decanus; – October 21, 1125) was a priest, writer and historian born in a noble family in Bohemia.
A country is a region that is identified as a distinct national entity in political geography.
Cycling infrastructure refers to all infrastructure which may be used by cyclists.
The koruna (sign: Kč; code: CZK) is the currency of the Czech Republic since 1993, and in English it is sometimes referred to as Czech crown.
Elections to regional councils in the Czech Republic in 13 regions (except Prague) were held on 7 and 8 October 2016.
The Czech Republic (Česká republika), also known by its short-form name Czechia (Česko), is a landlocked country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast.
The Czech Republic motorcycle Grand Prix is a motorcycling event that is part of the Grand Prix motorcycle racing season.
Wine in the Czech Republic is produced mainly in southern Moravia, although a few vineyards are located in Bohemia.
Czechoslovakia, or Czecho-Slovakia (Czech and Československo, Česko-Slovensko), was a sovereign state in Central Europe that existed from October 1918, when it declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, until its peaceful dissolution into the:Czech Republic and:Slovakia on 1 January 1993.
The Czechs (Češi,; singular masculine: Čech, singular feminine: Češka) or the Czech people (Český národ), are a West Slavic ethnic group and a nation native to the Czech Republic in Central Europe, who share a common ancestry, culture, history and Czech language.
D43 motorway (Dálnice D43), formerly Expressway R43 (Rychlostní silnice R43) is a highway in the Czech Republic.
D52 motorway (Dálnice D52.), formerly Expressway R52 (Rychlostní silnice R52) is a highway in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic, currently leading from Modřice, about south of Brno, to Pohořelice, parallel to the Highway D2.
Dallas is a city in the U.S. state of Texas.
The term dialect (from Latin,, from the Ancient Greek word,, "discourse", from,, "through" and,, "I speak") is used in two distinct ways to refer to two different types of linguistic phenomena.
The word diocese is derived from the Greek term διοίκησις meaning "administration".
In 1960, Czechoslovakia was re-divided into districts (okres, plural okresy) often without regard to traditional division and local relationships.
Drama is the specific mode of fiction represented in performance: a play performed in a theatre, or on radio or television.
Dresden (Upper and Lower Sorbian: Drježdźany, Drážďany, Drezno) is the capital city and, after Leipzig, the second-largest city of the Free State of Saxony in Germany.
The Dyje–Svratka Valley (Czech: Dyjsko-svratecký úval, Thaya-Schwarza Talsenke, Dyjsko-svratecký úval) is a geomorphological feature (specifically a special type of vale) in Moravia (The Czech Republic). The highest prominence over the Dyje–Svratka Valley is Děvín Peak at.
An electric light is a device that produces visible light from electric current.
Elizabeth Richeza of Poland (Eliška-Rejčka; Ryksa-Elżbieta; 1 September 1288 – 19 October 1335), was a Polish princess member of the House of Piast and by her two marriages Queen consort of Bohemia, Poland and Duchess consort of Austria and Styria.
Engineering is the creative application of science, mathematical methods, and empirical evidence to the innovation, design, construction, operation and maintenance of structures, machines, materials, devices, systems, processes, and organizations.
Ernst Wiesner, also known as Arnošt Wiesner (21 January 1890 in Malacky, Kingdom of Hungary, Austro-Hungarian Empire - 15 July 1971 in Liverpool) was a modernist architect, one of the foremost interwar period architects of Brno.
The European Touring Car Championship was an international touring car racing series organised by the FIA.
The expulsion of Germans from Czechoslovakia after World War II was part of a series of evacuations and expulsions of Germans from Central and Eastern Europe during and after World War II.
Nazi Germany built extermination camps (also called death camps or killing centers) during the Holocaust in World War II, to systematically kill millions of Jews, Slavs, Communists, and others whom the Nazis considered "Untermenschen" ("subhumans").
FC Zbrojovka Brno is a professional football club based in the city of Brno, Moravia, Czech Republic.
Ferdinand III (13 July 1608 – 2 April 1657) was Holy Roman Emperor from 15 February 1637 until his death, as well as King of Hungary and Croatia, King of Bohemia and Archduke of Austria.
Fireworks are a class of low explosive pyrotechnic devices used for aesthetic and entertainment purposes.
Frederick II (Friedrich; 24 January 171217 August 1786) was King of Prussia from 1740 until 1786, the longest reign of any Hohenzollern king.
In architecture, functionalism is the principle that buildings should be designed based solely on the purpose and function of the building.
Genetics is the study of genes, genetic variation, and heredity in living organisms.
The German occupation of Czechoslovakia (1938–1945) began with the German annexation of Czechoslovakia's northern and western border regions, formerly being part of German-Austria known collectively as the Sudetenland, under terms outlined by the Munich Agreement.
German Technical University in Brno (German: Deutsche Technische Hochschule Brünn) was a technical university in Brno.
The Germanic peoples (also called Teutonic, Suebian, or Gothic in older literature) are an Indo-European ethno-linguistic group of Northern European origin.
The Gestapo, abbreviation of Geheime Staatspolizei (Secret State Police), was the official secret police of Nazi Germany and German-occupied Europe.
A glider is a heavier-than-air aircraft that is supported in flight by the dynamic reaction of the air against its lifting surfaces, and whose free flight does not depend on an engine.
Gothic architecture is an architectural style that flourished in Europe during the High and Late Middle Ages.
Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic or neo-Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England.
Grand Prix motorcycle racing refers to the premier class of motorcycle racing events held on road circuits sanctioned by FIM.
Great Moravia (Regnum Marahensium; Μεγάλη Μοραβία, Megálī Moravía; Velká Morava; Veľká Morava; Wielkie Morawy), the Great Moravian Empire, or simply Moravia, was the first major state that was predominantly West Slavic to emerge in the area of Central Europe, chiefly on what is now the territory of the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland (including Silesia), and Hungary.
Gregor Johann Mendel (Řehoř Jan Mendel; 20 July 1822 – 6 January 1884) was a scientist, Augustinian friar and abbot of St. Thomas' Abbey in Brno, Margraviate of Moravia.
Handball (also known as team handball, fieldball, European handball or Olympic handball) is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each (six outfield players and a goalkeeper) pass a ball using their hands with the aim of throwing it into the goal of the other team.
Hantec is a unique slang previously spoken among lower classes in Brno, Czech Republic during the 19th and early 20th centuries.
DRFG Arena HC Kometa Brno ("Comet" in English) is a professional ice hockey team based in Brno, Czech Republic.
A high-rise building is a tall building, as opposed to a low-rise building and is defined by its height differently in various jurisdictions.
Higher education (also called post-secondary education, third-level or tertiary education) is an optional final stage of formal learning that occurs after completion of secondary education.
A highway is any public or private road or other public way on land.
From the Communist coup d'état in February 1948 to the Velvet Revolution in 1989, Czechoslovakia was ruled by the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (Czech: Komunistická strana Československa, KSČ).
The Czech language developed at the close of the 1st millennium from common West Slavic.
Holocaust trains were railway transports run by the Deutsche Reichsbahn national railway system under the strict supervision of the German Nazis and their allies, for the purpose of forcible deportation of the Jews, as well as other victims of the Holocaust, to the German Nazi concentration, forced labour, and extermination camps.
Honeywell International Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate company that produces a variety of commercial and consumer products, engineering services and aerospace systems for a wide variety of customers, from private consumers to major corporations and governments.
A horsecar, or horse-drawn tram, is an animal-powered (usually horse) tram or streetcar.
A hot air balloon is a lighter-than-air aircraft consisting of a bag, called an envelope, which contains heated air.
A humid continental climate (Köppen prefix D and a third letter of a or b) is a climatic region defined by Russo-German climatologist Wladimir Köppen in 1900, which is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold in the northern areas) winters.
The Hussite Wars, also called the Bohemian Wars or the Hussite Revolution, were fought between the heretical Catholic Hussites and the combined Catholic orthodox forces of Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor, the Papacy and various European monarchs loyal to the Catholic Church, as well as among various Hussite factions themselves.
The Hussites (Husité or Kališníci; "Chalice People") were a pre-Protestant Christian movement that followed the teachings of Czech reformer Jan Hus, who became the best known representative of the Bohemian Reformation.
The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States, with operations in over 170 countries.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
The Ignis Brunensis is an international firework competition held annually at the end of May and beginning of June in Brno, Czech Republic.
International Clinical Research Center of St.
Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts (Janáčkova akademie múzických umění v Brně; abbreviation in Czech: JAMU) is a university-level school in Brno in the Czech Republic.
Janáček Theatre (Janáčkovo divadlo) is a theatre situated in the city of Brno, Czech Republic.
Count Jean-Louis Raduit de Souches (La Rochelle France, August 16, 1608 – Jevišovice Moravia, August 12, 1682) was a Field Marshal of the Habsburg Imperial Army of French descent.
A Jewish cemetery (בית עלמין beit almin or beit kvarot) is a cemetery where members of the Jewish faith are buried in keeping with Jewish tradition.
Jobst of Moravia (Jošt Moravský or Jošt Lucemburský; Jo(b)st or Jodokus von Mähren; c. 1354 – 18 January 1411), a member of the House of Luxembourg, was Margrave of Moravia from 1375, Duke of Luxembourg and Elector of Brandenburg from 1388 as well as elected King of Germany (King of the Romans) from 1410 until his death.
John Henry of Luxembourg (Jan Jindřich, Johann Heinrich; 12 February 1322 – 12 November 1375), a member of the House of Luxembourg, was Count of Tyrol from 1335 to 1341 and Margrave of Moravia from 1349 until his death.
Joseph II (Joseph Benedikt Anton Michael Adam; 13 March 1741 – 20 February 1790) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1765 and ruler of the Habsburg lands from 1780 to his death.
The judiciary (also known as the judicial system or court system) is the system of courts that interprets and applies the law in the name of the state.
The Judiciary of the Czech Republic is set out in Constitution, which defines courts as independent institutions within the traditional framework of checks and balances.
The Kaplan turbine is a propeller-type water turbine which has adjustable blades.
Katowice (Katowicy; Kattowitz; officially Miasto Katowice) is a city in southern Poland, with a population of 297,197 and the center of the Silesian Metropolis, with a population of 2.2 million.
Kaunas (also see other names) is the second-largest city in Lithuania and the historical centre of Lithuanian economic, academic, and cultural life.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Kharkiv (Ха́рків), also known as Kharkov (Ха́рьков) from Russian, is the second-largest city in Ukraine.
King of the Romans (Rex Romanorum; König der Römer) was a title used by Syagrius, then by the German king following his election by the princes from the time of Emperor Henry II (1014–1024) onward.
Kraków, also spelled Cracow or Krakow, is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland.
Labyrinth under Vegetable Market is a system of underground corridors and cellars, located in the historical centre of the City of Brno, in the Czech Republic.
Lacrosse is a team sport played with a lacrosse stick and a lacrosse ball.
The larger urban zone (LUZ), or Functional Urban Area (FUA), is a measure of the population and expanse of metropolitan areas in Europe and OECD countries.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.
Leipzig is the most populous city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany.
Lennart Torstenson, Count of Ortala, Baron of Virestad (17 August 1603 – 7 April 1651), was a Swedish Field Marshal and military engineer.
Leoš Janáček (baptised Leo Eugen Janáček; 3 July 1854 – 12 August 1928) was a Czech composer, musical theorist, folklorist, publicist and teacher.
The Leoš Janáček International Competition in Brno (hereinafter referred to as MSLJ) (Mezinárodní soutěž Leoše Janáčka v Brně) is a music competition held annually by the Faculty of Music of the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts Brno.
A limited-access road, known by various terms worldwide, including limited-access highway, dual-carriageway, expressway, and partial controlled access highway, is a highway or arterial road for high-speed traffic which has many or most characteristics of a controlled-access highway (freeway or motorway), including limited or no access to adjacent property, some degree of separation of opposing traffic flow, use of grade separated interchanges to some extent, prohibition of some modes of transport such as bicycles or horses, and very few or no intersecting cross-streets.
Below is a list of the largest cities in the European Union according to the population within their city limits.
#FA8072 | 2078 Nanking || 1975 AD || January 12, 1975 || Nanking || Purple Mountain Obs.
People known for their achievements in different fields have come from the city of Brno, Czech Republic or lived there.
This is a list of tributaries of the Danube by order of entrance.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The London Borough of Enfield is a London borough in north London, England.
The lord mayor is the title of the mayor of a major city in the United Kingdom or Commonwealth realm, with special recognition bestowed by the sovereign.
Lužánky (originally Augarten) is the largest city park in Brno and the oldest municipal park in the Czech Republic.
Lucie Šafářová (born 4 February 1987) is a Czech professional tennis player from Brno.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (born Maria Ludwig Michael Mies; March 27, 1886 – August 17, 1969) was a German-American architect.
Lukáš Rosol (born 24 July 1985) is a Czech professional tennis player.
Lviv (Львів; Львов; Lwów; Lemberg; Leopolis; see also other names) is the largest city in western Ukraine and the seventh-largest city in the country overall, with a population of around 728,350 as of 2016.
Mahen Theatre (Czech: Mahenovo divadlo) is a Czech theatre situated in the city of Brno.
The Margraviate of Moravia (Markrabství moravské; Markgrafschaft Mähren) or March of Moravia was a marcher state existing from 1182 to 1918 and one of the lands of the Bohemian Crown.
The Masaryk circuit (Masarykův okruh) or Masarykring, now referred to as the Brno Circuit, refers to two motorsport race tracks located close to the city of Brno, Czech Republic.
Masaryk University (Masarykova univerzita; Universitas Masarykiana Brunensis) is the second largest university in the Czech Republic, a member of the Compostela Group and the Utrecht Network.
Mathias Franz Graf von Chorinsky Freiherr von LedskeÖsterreichische Staatsarchiv (ÖStA) (Austrian State Archives (ÖStA)); Allgemeines Adelsarchiv der österreichischen Monarchie (General Archive of Nobility of the Austrian Monarchy), Author: Karl Friedrich Benjamin Leupold, Publisher: Hoffmeister, Wien (Vienne), 1789, Volume 1, Issue 2, Page 179-184, in German.
Medlánky airport (Letiště Medlánky) is a public aerodrome used primarily for recreational activities and ultralight general aviation.
Mendel University in Brno is located in Brno, Czech Republic.
A metropolitan area, sometimes referred to as a metro area or commuter belt, is a region consisting of a densely populated urban core and its less-populated surrounding territories, sharing industry, infrastructure, and housing.
Michal Březina (born 30 March 1990) is a Czech figure skater.
Milan (Milano; Milan) is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper having a population of 1,380,873 while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,235,000.
A minibus, microbus, or minicoach is a passenger carrying motor vehicle that is designed to carry more people than a multi-purpose vehicle or minivan, but fewer people than a full-size bus.
The Minsk Ghetto was created soon after the German invasion of the Soviet Union.
Modern architecture or modernist architecture is a term applied to a group of styles of architecture which emerged in the first half of the 20th century and became dominant after World War II.
Moravia (Morava;; Morawy; Moravia) is a historical country in the Czech Republic (forming its eastern part) and one of the historical Czech lands, together with Bohemia and Czech Silesia.
The Moravian Gallery in Brno (Moravská galerie v Brně) is the second largest art museum in the Czech Republic, established in 1961 by merging of two older institutions.
The Moravian Karst (Moravský kras) is a karst landscape and protected nature reserve to the north of Brno in the eastern part of the Czech Republic, located near the town of Blansko.
Moravian Library (Czech: Moravská zemská knihovna) is the second largest library in the Czech Republic.
Moravians (Czech: Moravané or colloquially Moraváci) are a West Slavic ethnographic group from the Moravia region of the Czech Republic, who speak the Moravian dialects of the Czech language or Common Czech or a mixed form of both.
Moravské zemské muzeum (Moravian Museum in English) is the second largest and the second oldest museum in the Czech Republic.
A mosque (from masjid) is a place of worship for Muslims.
Motorola, Inc. was an American multinational telecommunications company founded on September 25, 1928, based in Schaumburg, Illinois.
Motorsport or motor sport is a global term used to encompass the group of competitive sporting events which primarily involve the use of motorised vehicles, whether for racing or non-racing competition.
A multistorey car park (UK English) or parking garage (US English; also called a multistorey, parkade (mainly Canadian), parking structure, parking ramp, parking building, parking deck or indoor parking) is a building designed for car parking and where there are a number of floors or levels on which parking takes place.
A mummy is a deceased human or an animal whose skin and organs have been preserved by either intentional or accidental exposure to chemicals, extreme cold, very low humidity, or lack of air, so that the recovered body does not decay further if kept in cool and dry conditions.
Munich (München; Minga) is the capital and the most populated city in the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.
Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.
The National Theatre Brno (Národní divadlo Brno) is the major theatre house in Brno.
Nazi Germany maintained concentration camps (Konzentrationslager, KZ or KL) throughout the territories it controlled before and during the Second World War.
Beginning with the invasion of Poland during World War II, the regime of Nazi Germany set up ghettos across occupied Europe in order to segregate and confine Jews, and sometimes Romani people, into small sections of towns and cities furthering their exploitation.
National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practices associated with the Nazi Party – officially the National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP) – in Nazi Germany, and of other far-right groups with similar aims.
The Neolithic was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of Western Asia, and later in other parts of the world and ending between 4500 and 2000 BC.
Old Prussians or Baltic Prussians (Old Prussian: Prūsai; Pruzzen or Prußen; Pruteni; Prūši; Prūsai; Prusowie; Prësowié) refers to the indigenous peoples from a cluster of Baltic tribes that inhabited the region of Prussia.
Olomouc (locally Holomóc or Olomóc; Olmütz; Latin: Olomucium or Iuliomontium; Ołomuniec; Alamóc) is a city in Moravia, in the east of the Czech Republic.
An ombudsman, ombud, or public advocate is an official who is charged with representing the interests of the public by investigating and addressing complaints of maladministration or a violation of rights.
Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is a form of theatre in which music has a leading role and the parts are taken by singers.
An ossuary is a chest, box, building, well, or site made to serve as the final resting place of human skeletal remains.
Ostrava (Ostrawa, Ostrau or Mährisch Ostrau) is a city in the north-east of the Czech Republic and is the capital of the Moravian-Silesian Region.
Palace Moravia (Palác Morava in Czech, Morava-Palast in German) is a building in City of Brno, Czech Republic.
Palacký University Olomouc is the oldest university in Moravia and the second-oldest in the Czech Republic.
The Přemyslid dynasty or House of Přemyslid (Přemyslovci, Premysliden, Przemyślidzi) was a Czech royal dynasty which reigned in the Duchy of Bohemia and later Kingdom of Bohemia and Margraviate of Moravia (9th century–1306), as well as in parts of Poland (including Silesia), Hungary, and Austria.
The Poles (Polacy,; singular masculine: Polak, singular feminine: Polka), commonly referred to as the Polish people, are a nation and West Slavic ethnic group native to Poland in Central Europe who share a common ancestry, culture, history and are native speakers of the Polish language.
Polish (język polski or simply polski) is a West Slavic language spoken primarily in Poland and is the native language of the Poles.
Poznań (Posen; known also by other historical names) is a city on the Warta River in west-central Poland, in the Greater Poland region.
Prague (Praha, Prag) is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and also the historical capital of Bohemia.
A prisoner of war (POW) is a person, whether combatant or non-combatant, who is held in custody by a belligerent power during or immediately after an armed conflict.
A radio-controlled model (or RC model) is a model that is steerable with the use of radio control.
Rafael Nadal Parera (born 3 June 1986) is a Spanish professional tennis player, currently world No. 1 in men's singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.
The Workers' and Peasants' Red Army (Рабоче-крестьянская Красная армия (РККА), Raboche-krest'yanskaya Krasnaya armiya (RKKA), frequently shortened in Russian to Красная aрмия (КА), Krasnaya armiya (KA), in English: Red Army, also in critical literature and folklore of that epoch – Red Horde, Army of Work) was the army and the air force of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, and, after 1922, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
Red Hat, Inc. is an American multinational software company providing open-source software products to the enterprise community.
The Reduta Theatre (Czech: Divadlo Reduta) is a theatre situated in Brno, Czech Republic.
According to the Act no.
Rejowiec is a town in Chełm County, Lublin Voivodeship, in eastern Poland.
Rennes (Roazhon,; Gallo: Resnn) is a city in the east of Brittany in northwestern France at the confluence of the Ille and the Vilaine.
Research and development (R&D, R+D, or R'n'D), also known in Europe as research and technological development (RTD), refers to innovative activities undertaken by corporations or governments in developing new services or products, or improving existing services or products.
A reservoir (from French réservoir – a "tank") is a storage space for fluids.
A ring road (also known as beltline, beltway, circumferential (high)way, loop or orbital) is a road or a series of connected roads encircling a town, city, or country.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brno (Brun(ensis)) is a diocese located in the city of Brno in the ecclesiastical province of Olomouc in the Czech Republic.
Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).
Rugby football refers to the team sports rugby league and rugby union.
Sankt Pölten, mostly abbreviated to the official name St.
Shigellosis is a type of diarrhea caused by a bacterial infection with Shigella.
Siemens AG is a German conglomerate company headquartered in Berlin and Munich and the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe with branch offices abroad.
Silicon Graphics International Corp. (SGI; formerly Rackable Systems, Inc.) was an American manufacturer of computer hardware and software, including high-performance computing solutions, x86-based servers for datacenter deployment, and visualization products.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
The Slavic languages (also called Slavonic languages) are the Indo-European languages spoken by the Slavic peoples.
Slavs are an Indo-European ethno-linguistic group who speak the various Slavic languages of the larger Balto-Slavic linguistic group.
The Slovaks or Slovak people (Slováci, singular Slovák, feminine Slovenka, plural Slovenky) are a nation and West Slavic ethnic group native to Slovakia who share a common ancestry, culture, history and speak the Slovak language.
The South Moravian Region (Jihomoravský kraj; Juhomoravský kraj) is an administrative unit (kraj) of the Czech Republic, located in the south-western part of its historical region of Moravia (an exception is Jobova Lhota which belongs to Bohemia).
Sportovní hala Vodova is an indoor sporting arena located in Brno, Czech Republic.
St Thomas's Abbey (or the Königskloster) is an Augustinian church located in Brno in the Czech Republic.
In Czech politics, a statutory city (statutární město) is a municipal corporation which has been granted city status by Act of Parliament.
Stuttgart (Swabian: italics,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg.
Suburbanization is a population shift from central urban areas into suburbs, resulting in the formation of (sub)urban sprawl.
The Supreme Administrative Court of the Czech Republic (Nejvyšší správní soud České republiky) is the court of highest authority on issues of procedural and administrative propriety.
The Supreme Court of the Czech Republic (Nejvyšší soud České republiky) is the court of highest appeal for almost all legal cases heard in the Czech Republic.
The Svitava (Zwittawa) is a river in the Pardubice and South Moravian regions of the Czech Republic.
The Svratka, formerly Švarcava (Schwarzach) is a river in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic.
Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles).
Theresienstadt concentration camp, also referred to as Theresienstadt ghetto, was a concentration camp established by the SS during World War II in the garrison city of Terezín (Theresienstadt), located in German-occupied Czechoslovakia.
The Thirty Years' War was a war fought primarily in Central Europe between 1618 and 1648.
Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor.
A trade fair (trade show, trade exhibition, or expo) is an exhibition organized so that companies in a specific industry can showcase and demonstrate their latest products and services, meet with industry partners and customers, study activities of rivals, and examine recent market trends and opportunities.
The Brno tramway network (Tramvajová doprava v Brně, simple Tramvaje v Brně) was the first network of its kind to be put into operation in the nowadays Czech Republic, its horse tram lines dating back to 1869.
A trolleybus (also known as trolley bus, trolley coach, trackless trolley, trackless tram Joyce, J.; King, J. S.; and Newman, A. G. (1986). British Trolleybus Systems, pp. 9, 12. London: Ian Allan Publishing.. or trolleyDunbar, Charles S. (1967). Buses, Trolleys & Trams. Paul Hamlyn Ltd. (UK). Republished 2004 with or 9780753709702.) is an electric bus that draws power from overhead wires (generally suspended from roadside posts) using spring-loaded trolley poles.
Ukrainians (українці, ukrayintsi) are an East Slavic ethnic group native to Ukraine, which is by total population the sixth-largest nation in Europe.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.
An urban area is a human settlement with high population density and infrastructure of built environment.
Utrecht is a city and municipality in the Netherlands, capital and most populous city of the province of Utrecht.
Veveří Castle (Hrad Veveří; Burg Eichhorn) is an originally ducal and royal castle some northwest of Brno city centre, Moravia, Czech Republic, on the River Svratka.
Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.
The Vietnamese people or the Kinh people (người Việt or người Kinh), are an ethnic group originating from present-day northern Vietnam.
Viktor Kaplan (November 27, 1876 – August 23, 1934) was an Austrian engineer and the inventor of the Kaplan turbine.
Villa Tugendhat is a historical building in the wealthy neighbourhood of Černá Pole in Brno, Czech Republic.
Voronezh (p) is a city and the administrative center of Voronezh Oblast, Russia, straddling the Voronezh River and located from where it flows into the Don.
Vratislaus (or Wratislaus) II (Vratislav II.) (d. 14 January 1092), the son of Bretislaus I and Judith of Schweinfurt, was the first King of Bohemia as of 15 June 1085, his royal title granted as a lifetime honorific from Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV that did not establish a hereditary monarchy.
Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is an intergovernmental organization with a membership of 191 Member States and Territories.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Wrocław (Breslau; Vratislav; Vratislavia) is the largest city in western Poland.
Yiddish (ייִדיש, יידיש or אידיש, yidish/idish, "Jewish",; in older sources ייִדיש-טײַטש Yidish-Taitsh, Judaeo-German) is the historical language of the Ashkenazi Jews.
Pre-war Československá zbrojovka, akc.spol. and post-war Zbrojovka Brno, n.p. was a maker of small arms, light artillery, and motor vehicles in Brno, Czechoslovakia.
Zetor (since January 1, 2007, officially Zetor Tractors a.s.) is a brand of tractors, trademark and Czech manufacturer based in Brno, Líšeň.
Znojmo (Znaim) is a major town in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic, the administrative capital of the Znojmo District.
The 2010 FIBA World Championship for Women, the 16th edition of FIBA's premier tournament for women's national basketball teams, was held from September 23 to October 3, 2010 in the Czech Republic.
The 2012 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London in England.