Vaclav Havel died - level 1, A11

Vaclav Havel died - level 1, A11

19-12-2011 23:00

Vaclav Havel died. He was president of the Czech Republic between 1993 and 2003. He was 75 years old.

Vaclav Havel was a writer. He wanted freedom and democracy. Communists in Czechoslovakia didn’t like him. He went to prison very often.

In 1989 he started to be president of Czechoslovakia. Czechoslovakia started to have freedom and democracy. He finished as president of Czechoslovakia in 1992 when the country changed to the Czech Republic and Slovakia. He became president of the Czech Republic in 1993.

A black flag is over Prague Castle now. People put candles in the streets all around the country.

Written by Danny for News in Levels

Interesting words: prison, flag.

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