1539
Peter Vok of Rosenberg

Peter became the first man of the then contemporary politics and the country's richest nobleman. In Krumlov he founded the Church of St. Vitus and a hospital with the Church of St. Jošt.

1800
The prince of Schwarzenberg

Krumlov native, nobleman and prominent Austrian politician with strong connection to Vienna.

1849
Arnošt Porák

Arnošt was one of the most important businessmen in the Český Krumlov region. He contributed to the development of the paper industry, operated graphite mining, and helped electrify the town of Loučovice.

1890
Karel Šmirous

Krumlov native and pioneer of autochrome, i.e. color photography. Friend of the Lumiér brothers and inventor of the hydrotypesetting process for photographic printing.

1890
Egon Schiele

Egon Schiele was an Austrian painter, draughtsman and student of Gustav Klimt. He is known as the author of provocative nudes in moving poses, portraits of cities and for his autoportraits.

1940
Anna Chromy

Famous painter and sculpturer. Friend of Salvátor Dalí, inspired by opera, antique mythology, fantastic realism and Central-Europen art legacy.