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Dubček, Alexander

Line breaks: Alex|an¦der Dub¦ček
Pronunciation: /ˈdʊbtʃɛk
 
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Definition of Dubček, Alexander in English:

( 1921–92), Czechoslovak statesman, First Secretary of the Czechoslovak Communist Party 1968-9. Dubček was the driving force behind the political reforms of 1968, which prompted the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968 and his removal from office. After the collapse of communism in 1989 he was elected speaker of the Federal Assembly in the new Czechoslovak parliament.

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