Václav (Czech pronunciation: [ˈvaːtslaf]) is a Czech male first name of Slavic origin, sometimes translated into English as Wenceslaus or Wenceslas. These forms are derived from the old Slavic/Czech form of this name: Venceslav.
Václav Klaus ( Czech pronunciation: [ˈvaːtslaf ˈklaus]; born 19 June 1941) is a Czech economist and politician who served as the second President of the Czech Republic from 2003 to 2013. He also served as the second and last Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, federal subject of the Czech and Slovak Federative Republic, from July 1992 until the dissolution of Czechoslovakia in January 1993, and as the first Prime Minister of an independent Czech Republic from 1993 to 1998.
Václav Vokolek (born January 1, 1947 in Děčín) is a Czech writer and painter.
Bust of Václav Štulc
The bust of Václav Štulc is installed at Štulcovy sady in Vyšehrad, Prague, Czech Republic.
Václav Wasserman (19 February 1898 – 28 January 1967) was a Czechoslovak screenwriter, film actor and director. He wrote for 91 films between 1920 and 1958.
Václav Nedorost (born March 16, 1982) is a Czech former professional ice hockey center. He has formerly played in the NHL with the Colorado Avalanche and the Florida Panthers.
Václav Bečvář (born 5 July 1957 in Chomutov) is a Czech sport shooter who competed in the 1996 Summer Olympics, in the 2000 Summer Olympics, and in the 2004 Summer Olympics.
Václav Vacek (11 September 1877 – 18 January 1960) was a Czech writer, and a communist politician. He served as a Senator in the National Assembly of Czechoslovakia and after the Prague Uprising as the Mayor of Prague. He was also a founding member of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia after the schism in Czechoslovak Social Democratic Workers' Party in 1921.