Miloš Jakeš

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Milouš Jakeš
M Jakeš Praha 2014.JPG
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
České Chalupy, Czech Republic
DiedJuly 10, 2020(2020-07-10) (aged 97)
Prague, Czech Republic[1]
NationalityCzechoslovakia
Political partyCommunist Party of Czechoslovakia

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]

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

References[change | change source]

  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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