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Vaclav Havel, the dissident playwright who wove theater into politics to peacefully bring down communism in Czechoslovakia and become a hero of the epic struggle that ended the Cold War, has died.
Czech presidential election system
There seems to be certain confusion around what Mr. Zeman meant by saying he would step in in case the other presidential candidates fail. The media interpret it differently - some papers say Zeman would enter the second round of the election, others call it a second vote, yet others a second election. So, how does the presidential election work?
Vaclav Havel, Il potere dei senza potere
Storia e foto di Václav Havel. da Il Post del 18/12/2011 Václav Havel è morto oggi a Praga all’età di 75 anni. Malato da tempo, l’ultimo presidente della Cecoslovacchia e il primo della Repubblica …
Václav Havel (5 October 1936 – 18 December 2011) was a Czech playwright, essayist, poet, dissidentand politician. He was the ninth and last president of Czechoslovakia and the first president of the Czech Republic . He wrote more than 20 plays and numerous non-fiction works, translated internationally. He was one of the signatories of the Charter 77 manifesto, a founding signatory.