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The crowds part only for attending ambulances as the Velvet Revolution is underway in Václavské náměstí (Wenceslas Square), Prague, Czechoslovakia, photographer unknown.

Václavské náměstí, 23. listopadu 1989. Největší shromáždění ,kde bylo na 300 tisíc demonstrantů. ("Velvet revolution", November 1989)

The November Revolution is when the people marched towards the castle and instead of shooting them the soldiers joined the march

Velvet Revolution / Sametova revoluce 1989, Czechoslovakia

The Velvet Revolution (pictured) in 1989 ended 41 years of Communist oppression, but now they are set to once again have a say in the future of the Czech Republic

Václav Havel was the Czech Republic's first president after the Velvet Revolution. His acts and opinions had a big influnce on people and Czech history in general.

“I feel that the dormant goodwill in people needs to be stirred. People need to hear that it makes sense to behave decently or to help others, to place common interests above their own, to respect the elementary rules of human coexistence.

Velvet Revolution, Czechoslovakia 1989

20th years aniversary of the Velvet Revolution

Photograph of a demonstration in Wenceslas Square (Prague) at the time of the Velvet Revolution.

Photograph of a demonstration in Wenceslas Square (Prague) at the time of the Velvet Revolution.