Karel Capek

Karel Capek

Biography Karel Capek (1890 - 1938)

Czech writer

Also called Karel Čapek.
Was born on 09 jan 1890.
Died on 25 dec 1938, at 48 years old.
Origin country Czech Republic

He was one of the most influential Czech writers of the 20th century. He introduced and made popular the frequently used international word robot, which first appeared in his play Rossum's Universal Robots in 1921. Karel credited his brother, Josef Èapek, as the true inventor of the word robot.
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