Emil Zatopek

Emil Zatopek bio

Birth Name: Emil Zatopek

Occupation: Runner

Place Of Birth: Czech Republic

Date Of Birth: September 19, 1922

Date Of Death: November 22, 2000

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Czech

Emil Zatopek was born on the 19th of September, 1922. He was popular for being a Runner. Czech Olympic long-distance runner who won four gold medals and one silver medal. He competed in the marathon, 10000 meter, and 5000 meter races.

Emil Zatopek was born in Czech Republic. He was working in a shoe factory at the age of sixteen. He earned the nickname the Czech Locomotive.

Emil Zatopek was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Emil Zatopek was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Emil Zatopek is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Emil Zatopek’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Emil Zatopek’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Emil Zatopek kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Emil Zatopek was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Emil Zatopek
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Emil Zatopek was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Emil Zatopek was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Emil Zatopek had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Emil Zatopek’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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