Namesakes

Bohemian Kings: 4 kings
King Karel I   1346-1378  
King Karel II   1711-1740  
King Karel Albrecht   1741-1743  
King Karel III   1916-1918  
Notable Musicians: 1 singer
Karel Gott   1939-2019     
Notable Politicians and Statespeople: 1 politician
Henk Beernink (a.k.a. Karel)   1910-1979  
Notable Writers: 1 author
Karel Glastra van Loon   1962-2005  
Olympic Medalists: 1 bronze, 1 silver/bronze
(bronze) Karel Miljon   1928   boxing  
(silver/bronze) Karel Lismont   1972; 1976   marathon  
Other Royalty: 4 princes, 1 king
Frederik of the Netherlands (a.k.a. Karel)   1797-1881   Netherlands  
Maurits of the Netherlands (a.k.a. Karel)   1843-1850   Netherlands  
Willem, Prince of Orange (a.k.a. Karel)   1849-1879   Netherlands  
Baudouin of Belgium (a.k.a. Karel)   1951-1993   Belgium  
Gabriel of Belgium (a.k.a. Karel)   2003-   Belgium  
Saints: 1 saint
Saint Charles of Mount Argus (a.k.a. Karel)   1821-1893