Vaclav Havel

Havel The Dissident: A Legacy Worth Claiming

Former President Havel addresses a European cultural congress on the economics of culture On a warm evening in 1991, a colleague and I found an out-of-the-way café in the old part of Prague. Two men with blank expressions stood outside. The

Vaclav Havel (1936-2011)

Tribute via the BBC World Service to Vaclav Havel, Czech Poet, playwright, dissident and first President of the reformed Czechoslovakia in 1989.