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A famous bearer of this name is the former president of Czech Republic - Václav Havel.
-- wildeanne  1/30/2006
There's an equivalent of this name - Vendelín (male) or Vendelína (female) which is often used. Vendelína is also used in the form Vendulka.
-- Anonymous User  1/30/2006
Vaclav Talich and Vaclav Neumann, Czech conductors.
-- Kosta  5/15/2006
Pronounced as "Vaatslav".
-- Karcoolka  3/18/2007
A famous bearer:
Saint Václav - He was murdered of by brother Bořivoj.
-- Maggie_Simpson  6/28/2007
Pronounced as "VAH-ts-LAHV".

Famous bearers:
Czech actress Alice Veselá and hockey player Václav Benda have a son Václav (2007).
Director Václav Krska, born at 7 October 1900, Písek, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary.
Actor Václav Lohniský born at 5 November 1920, Holice. He died at 18 February 1980, Jilemnice.
Director Václav Vorlíček, born at 3 June 1930, Prague, Czechoslovakia
.. And many many more.
-- Janika  7/16/2007
Pet forms: Venda, Venca, Vacek, Vendelin, Vašek, Vaško ("VA-shek", "Vah-sh-kaw").
-- Ronja  7/16/2007
The oldest use of this name dates to 907 when the son of Bořivoj II was born. He was christened Václav. He was a Duke of Bohemia for five years before he was murdured by his brother in 929. Saint Václav is now the patron saint of Bohemia.
-- Maggie_Simpson  10/10/2007
Pronounced VAH:-tslahf.
-- HanaB  10/18/2007
Actually, I think it should be other way round, Wenceslas linking to Václav, because Václav is the original form of the name.
-- HanaB  10/18/2007
Václav Vingl is fictional character from the movie "Václav". He was played by Ivan Trojan.
-- Maggie_Simpson  3/2/2008
Famous bearers:
Václav Rasch is real name of famous actor Saša Rašilov.
His grandson is actor Václav Rašilov.
-- MaggieSimpson  4/30/2008
Václav was the original name of Karel IV, king of Czech and Saint Roman´s empire.
-- Emilie007  8/13/2008
There is a lovely old Christmas carol about a "Good King Václav" (1994). He was played by Jonathan Brandis.
-- Emilie007  8/27/2008
Václav von Österreich (9th March 1561 - 22th September 1578, Madrid) was child of Maximilian I and María de Austria o Habsburgo.
-- Emilie007  1/11/2009
Saint Václav was a 10th-century duke of Bohemia murdered by his brother. He is the patron saint of the Czech Republic. This was also the name of several Bohemian kings.
-- MaggieSimpson  8/22/2009
A feminine version is also Vjenceslava.
-- MaggieSimpson  8/13/2010
Václav is traditional Czech name. I like the short form name: Vašek :) It is an interesting name, but I think it's few extended name...
-- rennie  8/22/2013

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