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Karel Čapek. 1890 - 1938

Czech novelist and playwright. Capek is best known for his 1921 play R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots), which introduced the word "Robot" to the world.

Also well known is his novel "The War with the Newts", a satire about slavery in the form of a science fiction story about intelligent newts.

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