1989: the Velvet Revolution in Prague, the capital of what was then Czechoslovakia.
Václavské náměstí, 23. listopadu 1989. Největší shromáždění ,kde bylo na 300 tisíc demonstrantů. ("Velvet revolution", November 1989)
Velvet Revolution / Sametova revoluce 1989, Czechoslovakia
VELVET REVOLUTION 1989
Vaclav Havel, then leader of the Prague opposition (right), and Alexander Dubcek, leader of the ill-fated Prague Spring, toast as they celebrate the resignation of the Czech Polit Bureau on November 24th, 1989.
Neal Ascherson on the fall of the eastern European regimes in 1989
November 17, 1989: The Velvet Revolution begins in Czechoslovakia, after a student demonstration in Prague is halted by riot police. An uprising aimed at overthrowing the communist government begins.
Vaclav Havel is a personal hero. I think he would like my fried chicken and biscuits.
Former Czech President Vaclav Havel Former Czech president and hero of the Velvet Revolution Vaclav Havel, who steered his country to independence from Soviet rule in 1989, died on Sunday 18th December 2010, at the age of 75. R.I.P