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Havel, Václav

Pronunciation: /ˈhävəl/
(1936–2011), Czech playwright and statesman; president of Czechoslovakia 1989–92 and of the Czech Republic 1993–2003. His plays, such as The Garden Party (1963), were critical of totalitarianism, and he was twice imprisoned as a dissident.

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Syllabification: Ha·vel, Václav

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