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  General and Old World HistoryAustria, Liechtenstein, Hungary, CzechoslovakiaAustria
Tomas Masaryk, first President of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovak Republic, 1918-1992
Alexander DubcekAlexander Dubcek served as First Secretary of the Czechoslovak Communist Party from 1968 to 1969. During his tenure he attempted to introduce reforms into the Party and allow "Socialism with a human face." His attempts were stopped by the Soviet Union, however, and he was forced into exile.
Vaclav HavelVáclav Havel was a playwright who became an activist following the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968. In 1989 he was elected the first President of the Czechsolovak Socialist Republic. In 1993 he became the first President of the Czech Republic.
News and Pictures from 1969News and Pictures from 1969
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