František Kupka (23 September 1871 – 24 June 1957), also known as Frank Kupka or François Kupka, was a Czech painter and graphic artist. He was a pioneer and co-founder of the early phases of the abstract art movement and Orphic Cubism (Orphism ). Kupka's abstract works arose from a base of realism, but later evolved into pure abstract art.
František (Czech pronunciation: [ˈfrancɪʃɛk]) is a masculine given name of Czech origin. It is a cognate of Francis, Francisco, François, and Franz. People with the name include:
Frantisek Hanus (actor)
Jindřich František Boblig of Edelstadt
Jindřich František Boblig z Edelstadtu (German: Heinrich Franz Boblig von Edelstadt) (born around 1612 in Cukmantl (today Zlaté Hory, also called Edelstadt) - died on 27 January 1698) was a lawyer and imperial lay inquisitor who led the witch trials in Northern Moravia in the late 17th century. He was active in the Šumperk region, particularly in the town of Velké Losiny. Boblig was responsible for burning of approximately 100 people accused of witchcraft. The list of executed included two priests who attempted to stop the trials, and Kryštof Lautner, Dean of Šumperk.
This is a list of fictional characters from the Ravenloft campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.
František Kočvara, known later in England as Frantisek Kotzwara (1730 – September 2, 1791   ), was a Czech violist, virtuoso double bassist and composer. He is perhaps more famous for the notorious nature of his death. The first episode of the second series of the British TV show Sick Note is named for him.
Frantisek Doucha (31 August 1810 – 3 November 1884) was one of the most famous Czech literary translators and writers. He was among the most prolific translators of the century, translating works from 14 different languages. His name is often associated with many Shakespearian translations into the Czech language. He lived in Petrovice.
František Rint was a 19th-century Czech woodcarver and carpenter. He was employed by the House of Schwarzenberg to organize the human bones interred at the Sedlec Ossuary, a small Christian chapel in Sedlec, in 1870. He used the bones at Sedlec Ossuary to create elaborate, macabre sculptures, including four chandeliers and a copy of the Schwarzenberg coat of arms. According to the signature he left at the Ossuary, Rint was from Ceska Skalice, a small city on the Czech-Polish border.