Vaclav Havel

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Birthday
5, 1936
Birthplace
Prague, Czech Republic
Death Date
Dec 18, 2011 (75)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
5, 1936
Birthplace
Prague, Czech Republic
Death Date
Dec 18, 2011 (75)

About

Late Czech intellectual who was the 1st President of the Czech Republic from 1993 to 2003. Before getting into politics he was a author and poet who also wrote more than 20 plays.

Before Fame

He performed in several Czech stage productions in the 1960s before starting his political career.

Trivia

He also served as the Chairman of the Human Rights Foundation until his death and he received both he United States Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Gandhi Peace Prize.

Family Life

He got married to second wife, Dagmar Veskrnova in 1997, but was previously married to Olga Splichalova from 1964-1996.

Associated With

He was awarded the St. George Victory Order by Mikheil Saakashvili two months before his death.