#3738 Overall Influence

Karel Čapek

Czech writer

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Karel Čapek was a Czech writer, playwright and critic. He has become best known for his science fiction, including his novel War with the Newts and play R.U.R. , which introduced the word robot. He also wrote many politically charged works dealing with the social turmoil of his time. Influenced by American pragmatic liberalism, he campaigned in favour of free expression and strongly opposed the rise of both fascism and communism in Europe.

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Humboldt University of Berlin

Public research university in Berlin, Germany

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#1502 World Rank
Literature
#1722 World Rank
Philosophy
#7037 World Rank
Communications