Three Kings (TV series)

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Three Kings
Genre Action War drama [1]
Written by Ondřej Vogeltanz
Directed by Karel Kachyňa
Starring Vladimír Javorský
Karel Heřmánek
Jan Vlasák
Josef Carda
Valérie Zawadská
Country of origin Czech Republic
Original language(s) Czech
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 7
Running time 49 minutes
Original network Česká televize
Original release 1998 (1998)
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Three kings (Czech : Tři králové) is Czech war series that was aired in 1998. It is loosely based on story of members of resistance organization Obrana národa who were known as Three Kings. This group consisted of Josef Balabán, Václav Morávek and Josef Mašín. [2]

Czech language West Slavic language spoken in the Czech Republic

Czech, historically also Bohemian, is a West Slavic language of the Czech–Slovak group. Spoken by over 10 million people, it serves as the official language of the Czech Republic. Czech is closely related to Slovak, to the point of mutual intelligibility to a very high degree. Like other Slavic languages, Czech is a fusional language with a rich system of morphology and relatively flexible word order. Its vocabulary has been extensively influenced by Latin and German.

Obrana národa (ON) was a Czech resistance organization that fought against the German occupation from 1939 to 1945. It opposed Nazi rule in the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. The group was founded by General Josef Bílý in April 1939.

Three Kings was a Czech resistance group from 1939-1942. Its members were Josef Mašín, Václav Morávek, and Josef Balabán.



Vladimír Javorský Czech actor

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Václav Morávek Czech general and warrior

Václav Morávek was Czechoslovak Brigadier General and national hero, one of the best known personalities of Czech antinazi rezistance and member of famous resistance group called Three Kings. He is also the protagonist in Czech TV series Three Kings that is inspired by his group.

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