Miloš Jakeš

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Milouš Jakeš
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Miloš Jakeš in Prague on May 1, 2014
First Secretary of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia
In office
1987–1989
Preceded byGustáv Husák
Succeeded byKarel Urbánek
Personal details
Born (1922-08-12) August 12, 1922 (age 96)
České Chalupy, Czech Republic
NationalityCzechoslovakia
Political partyCommunist Party of Czechoslovakia

Miloš Jakeš (born August 12, 1922) is 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".[1]

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  1. 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) (Czech)

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