Alexander Dubček

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Alexander Dubček
Alexander Dubček in 1989
First Secretary of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia
In office
5 January 1968 – 17 April 1969
Preceded byAntonín Novotný
Succeeded byGustáv Husák
Chairman of Federal Assembly of Czechoslovakia
In office
28 December 1989 – 25 June 1992
Preceded byAlois Indra
Succeeded byMichal Kováč
Chairman of Federal Assembly of Czechoslovakia
In office
28 April 1969 – 15 October 1969
Preceded byPeter Colotka
Succeeded byDalibor Hanes
Personal details
Born(1921-11-27)27 November 1921
Uhrovec, Czechoslovakia
(now Slovakia)
Died7 November 1992(1992-11-07) (aged 70)
Prague, Czechoslovakia
(now Czech Republic)
Political partyCommunist Party of Slovakia (1939-1948)

Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (1948–1970)
Public Against Violence (1989-1992)

Social Democratic Party of Slovakia (1992)

Alexander Dubček was a Slovak politician. He was briefly leader of Czechoslovakia (1968–1969).

Dubček tried to change the communist government during the Prague Spring. He was made to quit after the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia. He became a politician again after the Velvet Revolution.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Severo, Richard (9 November 1992). "Alexander Dubcek, 70, Dies in Prague". New York Times. Retrieved 16 September 2016.