Václav Havel (5 October 1936 – 18 December 2011) was a Czech playwright, essayist, poet, dissident and politician. Havel was the ninth and last president of Czechoslovakia (1989–1992) and the first president of the Czech Republic (1993–2003). He wrote more than 20 plays and numerous non-fiction works, translated internationally.
Czechoslovakia, The Velvet Revolution, Wenceslas Square, November 1989: Vaclav Havel turns to hug Alexander Dubcek as they receive the news that the Czechoslovakia Communist Party are resigning from power after more than 40 years.
President of the Czech Republic Vaclav Havel and Wife Olgou
Two great men, true human beings, true friends, Václav Havel, famous playwrite and first democratic president of Czechoslovakia later #Czech republic after 40 years of communist terror, with His Majesty Dalajlama. http://www.svasek.eu
(Another) Quote Of The Day: The Dalai Lama Is Not Afraid To Use The F-Word
“I call myself a feminist. Isn’t that what you call someone who fights for women’s rights? We all come from the same mother. That creates the basis for compassion.” – The Dalai Lama
Václav Havel (5. října 1936 Praha – 18. prosince 2011 Vlčice-Hrádeček) byl český dramatik, esejista, kritik komunistického režimu a později politik. Byl devátým a posledním prezidentem Československa (1989–1992) a prvním prezidentem České republiky (1993–2003).
Poet, playwright, and dissident Václav Havel has no idea he will one day help to dissolve the communist government and become the last president of Czechoslovakia, and the first president of the Czech Republic. 1960s, Prague.