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country of citizenship: Austrian Empire, Bohemia
languages spoken, written or signed: Czech, German
occupation: writer, poet, children's writer, collector of fairy tales, artist, editor
Božena Němcová (Czech pronunciation: [ˈboʒɛna ˈɲɛmtsovaː]) (4 February 1820 in Vienna – 21 January 1862 in Prague) was a Czech writer of the final phase of the Czech National Revival movement.
Her image is featured on the 500 CZK denomination of the banknotes of the Czech koruna.
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