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Václav Havel
The tenth and the last president of Czechoslovakia (1989-1992) and the first president of the Czech Republic (1993-2005) was born in 1936 into a Prague family of prominent intellectuals and entrepreneurs (founders, i.e., of movie studios in the country).
Klement Gottwald
Born in 1896 as an illegitimate child in a Moravian village he learned the trade of carpenter in Vienna. However, he did not experience the life of a genuine proletarian as he became at an early age a full time functionary in the Communist party apparatus.
Alexander Dubček
The tumultuous reform movement in 1968 led the downfall of the increasingly unpopular president and Party leader Antonín Novotný and the elevation of Dubček as a symbol of "Prague Spring."
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Czechoslovakia
Location:  Central Europe
Capital:  Prague
Communist Rule:  1948-1989
Status:  31.12.92 - Dissolution
Victims of Communism:
65 000