Jan Křen

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Jan Křen (22 August 1930 – 7 April 2020) was a Czech historian, academic, and dissident. He was born in Prague. During Czechoslovakia's communist era he became a political dissident. His works focused in the study of Czech-German relations.[1][2][3] He was one of the signers of Charter 77. In 1989, Křen founded the Institute of International Studies at Charles University.

In March 2020 during the coronavirus pandemic, Křen was infected with COVID-19.[1] He died from the infection on 7 April 2020 in Prague, at the age of 89.[1][2][3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Willoughby, Ian (2020-04-08). "Historian Jan Křen dies at 89 after contracting coronavirus". Radio Prague. Archived from the original on 2020-04-09. Retrieved 2020-04-10.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Zemřel historik Jan Křen. S nemocí covid-19 se léčil v Nemocnici Na Bulovce". iROZHLAS [cs] (in Czech). 2020-04-07. Archived from the original on 2020-04-07. Retrieved 2020-04-10.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Zemřel historik Jan Křen, zaměřoval se na česko-německé vztahy". Denik (in Czech). 2020-04-07. Archived from the original on 2020-04-09. Retrieved 2020-04-10.