In Memoriam

Václav Havel

The first President of the Czech Republic

* 5th October 1936 † 18th December 2011

Life and works in dates


Vaclav Havel was born on October 5, 1936 in Prague. Father a civil engineer Vaclav M. Havel. M. Sc., mother Bozena née Vavreckova, brother Ivan Havel. Married, no children.

On July 9, 1964 in Prague he married his first wife Olga née Splichalova, born July 11, 1933 in Prague, died January 27, 1996. On January 4, 1997 he married his second wife Dagmar Veskrnova born March 22, 1953 in Brno. No political affiliation.

Professional Career

Literary and political career