Karel Čapek (1890-1938)

Death: 25th December 1938
Location: Vyšehrad Cemetery, Prague, Czech Republic
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Photo taken by: Ludek
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One of the most influential Czech writers of the 20th century.  He is best known for his science fiction including his novel War with the Newts (1936) and the play R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) (1920), which introduced the word robot.