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The world mourns former Czechoslovak and Czech president Vaclav Havel

(This article expired 20.12.2012.)

Vaclav Havel, former Czechoslovak and Czech president and playwright has died at his home on Sunday 18.12.2011, aged 75

With deep sorrow, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Canberra regrets to inform of the death of former president His Excellency Mr. Václav Havel on December 18, 2011.

More information including information on the opening hours for the Book of Condolence are to be announced in coming hours.

Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Karel Schwarzenberg, on the death of Vaclav Havel

Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Karel Schwarzenberg, on the death of Václav Havel

Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Australia, Kevin Rudd, on the death of Václav Havel