Showing posts with label Biography. Show all posts
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Nov 7, 2012

Facts from the Life of Václav Havel and His Family

      Havel’s parents were always in contact with celebrities. They were married by Prague mayor, advocate Baxa, who had excelled in the 1899 famous process against Jew Hilsner accused of a ritual murder, for whose innocence firmly stood the future first Czechoslovak president Thomas Masaryk. After WWI, Havel’s family acquired, by means of well positioned friends, political opportunism, and sheer corruption, a crucial role in the Czechoslovak film industry and a near monopoly on the distribution of the foreign movies. During WWII, the members of Havel family made friends with highest Nazis in Czechia, including members of the