Karel Čapek

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(January 9, 1890 - December 25, 1938)

Karel Čapek was a Czech writer best known for his 1920 play, R.U.R., about Rossum's Universal Robots (Rossumovi Univerzální Roboti), which introduced the term robot.

It was also the inspiration for “Q.U.R.,” a 1943 SF story by Anthony Boucher (see Liquors).

Entry in The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.

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