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Countries with significant Czech population and descendants.
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Czech wedding guests in Nova Vesi, near Srbac, 1934.

The Czech diaspora refers to both historical and present emigration from the Czech Republic, as well as from the former Czechoslovakia and the Czech lands (including Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia). The country with the largest number of Czechs living abroad is the United States.


Distribution by country

Below is a list of top 15 countries with the most Czech-born people. In the case of Germany, it is noteworthy that many might be Sudeten Germans, expelled from the Czech Republic following Germany's defeat in WW2.[1]

 Germany: 603,049

 United States: 110,257

 Slovakia: 89,560

 United Kingdom: 45,578

 Austria: 37,118

 Canada: 22,677

  Switzerland: 15,522

 Australia: 14,045

 Spain: 11,539

 Russia: 11,249

 Italy: 9,536

 France: 8,907

 Ireland: 6,972

 Poland: 5,952

 Greece: 4,516

Famous people of Czech descent

Madeleine Albright, the first woman to become a United States Secretary of State, was of Czech descent and was born in Prague
Juscelino Kubitschek, a prominent Brazilian politician of Czech origin who was President of Brazil from 1956 to 1961.

Main category: People of Czech descent

See also

Further reading


  1. ^ "República Checa - Emigrantes totales 2019". (in Spanish). Retrieved 2022-06-29.
  2. ^ "Viktor Dolista: JK, tchecos, boêmios e ciganos - 27/09/2016 - Opinião".