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- Budapest : The capital city of Hungary.
- Charles Bridge : 14th century bridge in Prague.
- Chess : Board game for two players played on a checkered board requiring skill, strategy and intellect.
- Country : Nation, state, region, or territory, or large tract of land distinguishable by features of topography, biology, or culture.
- Czech Republic : Landlocked republic (population c. 10.2 million; capital Prague) comprising the territories of Bohemia and Moravia; formerly part of Czechoslovakia; bordered by Germany, Poland, Slovakia and Austria.
- Deconstructivism (architecture) : Development of postmodern architecture from the late 1980s, characterized by an interest in manipulating ideas of a structure's surface or skin, with fragmentation and non-rectilinear shapes.
- Europe : Sixth largest continent; area 10,000,000 km2; pop. 720,000,000
- Geoffrey Elton : A Tudor historian and eloquent defender of British Empiricism against modern proponents of Post-Modernism.
- German Resistance : Individuals and groups in Nazi Germany who opposed the regime of Adolf Hitler between 1933 and 1945.
- Halle (Saale) : The largest city in the German State of Saxony-Anhalt. First mentioned in 806, current population about 230,000.
- Heinrich Müller : Direct commander of the Nazi Gestapo; only major war criminal whose post-WWII status was never officially confirmed
- International Astronomical Union : Internationally recognized authority for assigning designations to celestial bodies (stars, planets, asteroids, etc), headquartered in Paris, France.
- Johannes Kepler : (1571-1630) German astronomer best known for his three laws of planetary motion.
- Karel Koželuh : (March 7, 1895–April 27, 1950) A top Czech tennis, soccer (association football), and ice hockey player of the 1920s and '30s.
- Mainz : Capital of the German federal state Rhineland-Palatinate situated at the Rhine; population 195,000 as of 2006.
- Manning Clark : Australian historian; author of the six-volume History of Australia, published 1962-1987.
- Marlies Göhr : (21 March 1958) Record-breaking East German sprinter who won the 100 m at the inaugural World Championships in 1983, defeating arch rival Evelyn Ashford.
- Metronome, Letna Hill : Large reverse pendulum, in Prague, the Czech Republic, built on Letna Hill 1991 by artist David Černý for a national fair.
- Munich Conference : Conference held in Munich on 28-29 September 1938, during which the leaders of Great Britain, France, and Italy agreed to allow Germany to annex certain areas of Czechoslovakia.
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- Peter Parler : (1330 ? - July 13, 1399) A German master architect best known for his work on Charles Bridge and St. Vitus' Cathedral in Prague.
- Prague linguistic circle : Influential group of literary critics and linguists in Prague, during the years 1928 - 1939, who developed methods of structuralist literary analysis, which has significant continuing influence on linguistics and semiotics.
- Richard Réti : (1889-1929), An Austrian-Hungarian, later Czechoslovakian chess player and chess problemist whose writings become 'classics' in the chess world; New Ideas in Chess (1922) and Masters of the Chessboard (1930) are still studied today.
- Roman Jakobson : (October 11, 1896 – July 18, 1982) Russian thinker who became one of the most influential linguists of the 20th century by pioneering the development of structural analysis of language, poetry, and art.
- Sgraffito : Decoration produced on pottery or ceramic by scratching through a surface of plaster or glazing to reveal a different colour underneath.
- Tycho Brahe : Danish astronomer of the 16th century.
- Vienna Circle : Group of philosophers, scientists, and mathematicians formed in the 1920s that met regularly in Vienna to investigate scientific language and scientific method.