Jan Vilímek

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Jan Vilímek, from Zlatá Praha (issue of January 16, 1903)

Jan Vilímek (German: Johann Vilimek; 1 January 1860 – 15 April 1938) was a Czech illustrator and painter.

Vilímek was born on 1 January 1860 in Žamberk, Bohemia. He created many portraits of famous personalities from Bohemia and other Slavonic nations. During the 1880s, these portraits were regularly published in magazines such as Humoristické Listy, Zlatá Praha and Světozor. In the 1890s, some of these illustrations were assembled into a book, České album. He died on 15 April 1938 in Vienna.

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