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Gratias Agit Award

The Gratias Agit has been awarded by the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the promotion of the good name of the Czech Republic abroad ever since 1997 in appreciation of prominent personas and organizations developing activities in nongovernmental fields. Along with the increasing role of civic society, this award is becoming an ever more prestigious prize for the voluntary activities of people committed to working for the benefit of the whole society, for the promotion of friendship among nations and for the promotion of the good name of the Czech Republic in the world.

The list of persons from the United Kingdom who were awarded Gratias Agit:

 

GRATIAS AGIT 1999

Lady Milena GRENFELL-BAINESOVÁ – important compatriot, United Kingdom

Graham MELVILLE-MASON – promoter of Czech music, United Kingdom

GRATIAS AGIT 2000

Prof. Vilém TAUSKÝ – musician, United Kingdom

GRATIAS AGIT 2001

Dr. April CARTEROVÁ – humanist, United Kingdom

Richard MOLINEUX – charity worker, United Kingdom

Ewald OSERS – translator, publicist, United Kingdom

GRATIAS AGIT 2004

Prof. Robert Burton PYNSENT – bohemist, United Kingdom

GRATIAS AGIT 2005

Ladislav HORŇAN – financial consultant, founder of English College in Prague, United Kingdom

GRATIAS AGIT 2006

Kenneth BELSHAW – entrepreneur, United Kingdom

Sir Anthony COLMAN – lawyer, merits for improving the Czech judicial system, United Kingdom

GRATIAS AGIT 2008

Frank LAMPL – promoter of Czech-British relations and Czech interests, United Kingdom

GRATIAS AGIT 2011

Karel JANOVICKÝ – music composer, pianist and publicist, United Kingdom

Sir Tom STOPPARD – contemporary British playwright and scriptwriter, United Kingdom

GRATIAS AGIT 2012

Eva JIŘIČNÁ – internationally recognised Czech architect, United Kingdom

Antonín TUČAPSKÝ – music composer, conductor and pedagogue, United Kingdom

GRATIAS AGIT 2013

Bohuslava BRADBROOKOVÁ – Czech-British author and literary historian, United Kingdom

GRATIAS AGIT 2015

Joseph CZERNIN – in memoriam, descendent of a Czech noble family, supporter of compatriots, United Kingdom

GRATIAS AGIT 2017

Paul Millar – honorary consul of the Czech Republic in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

 

The list of all persons who were awarded Gratias Agit is accessible at the web page of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.