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Prostějov (Czech pronunciation: [ˈproscɛjof]; German: Proßnitz, Yiddish: פראסטיץ Prostitz) is a city in the Olomouc Region of the Czech Republic, in the historical region of Moravia. Today the city is known for its fashion industry and AČR special forces unit 601. skss based there. The historical core of the town has been declared a historical town preserve.
- Petra Cetkovská, tennis player
- Gideon Brecher, medical doctor, writer
- Ignaz Brüll, composer
- Meir Eisenstadt, rabbi
- Jonathan Eybeschutz, rabbi
- Edmund Husserl, philosopher
- Lukas Krajicek, NHL hockey player for the Philadelphia Flyers
- Henrieta Nagyová
- Karel Nováček
- Vlastimil Petržela
- Nathan Porges, rabbi
- Paulina Porizkova
- Moses Sofer, rabbi
- Nina Škottová
- Moritz Steinschneider, rabbi, Jewish scholar, bibliographer, orientalist
- Otto Wichterle
- Jiří Wolker
- Ludek Miklosko, former national football goalkeeper and goalkeeper for West Ham United FC
Prostějov consists from seven administrative parts: Čechovice, Čechůvky, Domamyslice, Krasice, Prostějov, Vrahovice and Žešov.
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