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Josef Čapek

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Josef Čapek (23 March 1887 – April 1945) was a Czech artist who was best known as a painter, but who was also noted as a writer and a poet. [1]

22 relations: Adolf Hitler, Austria-Hungary, Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp, Bohemia, Brothers Čapek, Cartoonist, Cubism, Czech Republic, Czechoslovakia, German occupation of Czechoslovakia, Hronov, Ivan Margolius, Karel Čapek, Lidové noviny, Nazism, Pictures from the Insects' Life, Prague, Robot, Rudolf Margolius, Unconscious mind, Utopia.

Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was a German politician, demagogue, and revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei; NSDAP), Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.

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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.

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Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

Bergen-Belsen, or Belsen, was a Nazi concentration camp in what is today Lower Saxony in northern Germany, southwest of the town of Bergen near Celle.

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Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp

Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp was a displaced persons (DP) camp for refugees after World War II, in Lower Saxony in northwestern Germany, southwest of the town of Bergen near Celle.

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Bohemia (Čechy;; Czechy; Bohême; Bohemia; Boemia) is the westernmost and largest historical region of the Czech lands in the present-day Czech Republic.

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Brothers Čapek

The Brothers Čapek were Josef and Karel Čapek, Czech writers who sometimes wrote together.

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A cartoonist (also comic strip creator) is a visual artist who specializes in drawing cartoons.

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Cubism is an early-20th-century art movement which brought European painting and sculpture historically forward toward 20th century Modern art.

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Czech Republic

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.

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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.

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German occupation of Czechoslovakia

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.

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Hronov is a town in the Hradec Králové Region of the Czech Republic.

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Ivan Margolius

Ivan Margolius, (born 27 February 1947), author, architect and propagator of Czech culture and technology.

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Karel Čapek

Karel Čapek (9 January 1890 – 25 December 1938) was a Czech writer of the early 20th century.

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Lidové noviny

Lidové noviny (People's News, or The People's Newspaper) is a daily newspaper published in Prague, the Czech Republic.

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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.

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Pictures from the Insects' Life

Pictures from the Insects' Life (Ze života hmyzu) – also known as The Insect Play, The Life of the Insects, The Insect Comedy, The World We Live In and From Insect Life – is a satirical play that was written in the Czech language by the Brothers Čapek (Karel and Josef), who collaborated on some 20 stage works, of which this is the most famous.

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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.

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A robot is a machine—especially one programmable by a computer— capable of carrying out a complex series of actions automatically.

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Rudolf Margolius

Rudolf Margolius (August 31, 1913, Prague – December 3, 1952, Prague) was Deputy Minister for Foreign Trade, Czechoslovakia (1949–1952), and a co-defendant in the Slánský trial in November 1952.

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Unconscious mind

The unconscious mind (or the unconscious) consists of the processes in the mind which occur automatically and are not available to introspection, and include thought processes, memories, interests, and motivations.

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A utopia is an imagined community or society that possesses highly desirable or nearly perfect qualities for its citizens.

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