Who is václav havel?

  • (noun): Czech dramatist and statesman whose plays opposed totalitarianism and who served as president of Czechoslovakia from 1989 to 1992 and president of the Czech Republic since 1993 (born in 1936).
    Synonyms: Havel

Václav Havel

Václav Havel (; 5 October 1936 – 18 December 2011) was a Czech playwright, essayist, poet, dissident and politician.

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List Of Trinity Blood Characters - The Vatican - AX Agents - Vaclav Havel
... Born 3021 AD in Bohemia, Havel originally worked with the Inquisition Bureau ... Havel spends most of his time at Caterina's side, though he does occasionally go on missions like the other members of the AX, and is the most trusted with important matters ... often considered to be one of the most religious men in the AX unit, Father Havel began to doubt his faith after seeing so much suffering in the world ...
Václav Havel - Cultural Allusions and Interests
... Havel was a major supporter of The Plastic People of the Universe, and close friend of its leader, Milan Hlavsa, its manager, Ivan Martin Jirous, and its guitarist/vocalist ... Havel was also a great supporter and fan of jazz and frequented such Prague clubs as Radost FX and the Reduta Jazz Club, where U.S ... President Bill Clinton played the saxophone when Havel brought him there ...
International Figures' Positions On Invasion Of Iraq - Václav Havel
... Czechoslovakia and later President of democratic Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic, Václav Havel spoke in favour of a projected American and Allied invasion of Iraq as early as September 2002 ...

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    There is only one art, whose sole criterion is the power, the authenticity, the revelatory insight, the courage and suggestiveness with which it seeks its truth.... Thus, from the standpoint of the work and its worth it is irrelevant to which political ideas the artist as a citizen claims allegiance, which ideas he would like to serve with his work or whether he holds any such ideas at all.
    —Václav Havel (b. 1936)