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František Marek

Full name: František Marek
Gender: Male
Born: November 26, 1899 in Borovnice, Jihočeský kraj, Czech Republic
Died: July 18, 1971 in Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Czechoslovakian architect František Marek received an Honorable Mention at the 1948 London Olympics in the Art Competitions in the category Architectural Design for his work Photographs and Plans of “Gymnasium for Sokols, Prague XII.” Marek studied at the Praha Academy of Fine Arts from 1922-26. His most famous work was the War Memorial in Lidiče, where in 1942, after the assassination of the head of the Reich Security Main Office Reinhard Heydrich, all male residents were shot by the SS in retaliation, and the village was razed to the ground. Marek was among the leading members of the Association of Fine Artists and mostly built in Praha.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 48 London Art Competitions Mixed Architecture, Architectural Designs Czechoslovakia TCH HM

Mixed Architecture, Architectural Designs

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 48 London Art Competitions Czechoslovakia Final Standings HM Photographs and Plans of "Gymnasium for Sokols, Prague XII"
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