AKA Karel Čapek
Birthplace: Malé Svatoòovice, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary
Location of death: Prague, Czechoslovakia
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Vysehrad Cemetery, Prague, Czechia
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Playwright
Executive summary: R.U.R.
Popularized the term "robot" in his play R.U.R. (1920). The word was coined by his brother, Josef.
Father: Antonín Capek (doctor)
Mother: Božena Capková (d. 1924)
Brother: Josef Čapek (painter, b. 1887, d. 1945 concentration camp)
Sister: Helena (b. 1886, d. 1969)
Wife: Olga Scheinpflugová (actress, m. 1935)
High School: Hradec Kralove, Czechia (1903-05, expelled)
High School: Academic High School, Brno, Czechia (1907-09)
University: Philosophy, Charles University, Prague (1909-1915)
University: Friedrich Wilhelm University (one term in 1910)
University: Sorbonne (one term in 1911)
Expelled from School
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