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date: 25 June 2018

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Vaclav Havel (1936–2011), born into a wealthy family in Czechoslovakia, became a famous playwright and an activist under the Communist regime. He was the last president of Czechoslovakia and the first president of the Czech Republic.

Keywords: anti-Communist, Czechoslovakian dissident, president of Czechoslovakia, president Czech Republic

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