Map of Václav Havel


Map of Václav Havel

Václav Havel was a Czech playwright, essayist and a critic of the communist regime and later a politician. You can explore his political life in the map here.


Václav Havel was the ninth and last president of Czechoslovakia and the first president of The Czech Republic. He was born on October 5, 1936 and in 2020 he would celebrate his 84th birthday.

Václav Havel Library publishes a lot of data concerning Václav Havel’s life and we used that data to set up this app which is mapping Havel’s world from his presidential era till his decease (1989 – 2011). The map app pictures all his official, work-related and private journeys that Václav Havel went on, and it is enriched with the list of awards and prizes he received throughout his life. Altogether it numbers 29 state decorations, 50 honorary doctorates and 140 awards from various countries.

With this map app, we wanted to show how to publish interesting data in a simple manner. You can try out this app here: Václav Havel


  • HTML 5
  • CSS 3
  • QGIS