Emanuel Famíra

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Emanuel Famíra (November 15, 1900, Hlinsko – January 6, 1970, Prague), was a Czech sculptor and painter.[1] In 1933 a statue in memory of miners by Famíra was built in village of Vranov (Břasy now). Demolished by German authorities in 1941.[2] Famíra, lifelong communist, became one of prominent artists of socialist realism.[3] In 1968–1969 Famíra was member of ultraleft group of Czech communists who supported the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia.[4]