Definition of Havel, Václav in English:

Havel, Václav

Line breaks: Vác¦lav Havel
Pronunciation: /ˈhɑːv(ə)l
 
/
( 1936–2011), Czech dramatist 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. He was elected president following the velvet revolution.

Definition of Havel, Václav in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day fioritura
Pronunciation: fɪˌɔːrɪˈt(j)ʊərə
noun
an embellishment of a melody...