Miloš Jakeš

Czechoslovak politician (1922-2020)

Miloš Jakeš (August 12, 1922 – July 10, 2020) was a Czechoslovak politician. He was the first General Secretary of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia from 1987 until 1989. He resigned from his position in late November 1989, during the so-called "Velvet Revolution".[2]

Miloš Jakeš
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Miloš Jakeš in Prague on May 1, 2014
First Secretary of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia
In office
17 December 1987 – 24 November 1989
Preceded byGustáv Husák
Succeeded byKarel Urbánek
Personal details
Born(1922-08-12)August 12, 1922
České Chalupy, Czech Republic
DiedJuly 10, 2020(2020-07-10) (aged 97)
Prague, Czech Republic[1]
NationalityCzechoslovakia
Political partyCommunist Party of Czechoslovakia

Jakeš died on July 10, 2020 at the age of 97.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. https://www.rulers.org/indexj.html
  2. Karel Vrána (reporter) (2006-11-23). Reportéři ČT - Myšlenkové perly Miloše Jakeše (Windows Media, RealMedia) (Documentary). Prague, Czech Republic: Česká televize. Event occurs at 16:48. Retrieved 2008-02-22. — history of the recording from Červený Hrádek and its leakage from the Czech Television (video) (in Czech)
  3. Zemřel Miloš Jakeš (in Czech)

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