Vaclav Havel Quotes

It is not true that people of high principle are ill-suited for politics.

Vaclav Havel
Vaclav Havel
  • Born: October 5, 1936
  • Died: December 18, 2011
  • Nationality: Czech
  • Profession: Leader

Václav Havel was a Czech statesman, writer and former dissident, who served as the last President of Czechoslovakia from 1989 until the dissolution of Czechoslovakia in 1992 and then as the first President of the Czech Republic from 1993 to 2003. As a writer of Czech literature, he is known for his plays, essays, and memoirs.