1993 – 2003
- Elected first President of the Czech Republic on January 26.
- On January 27, Olga Havlova died. In December, the President underwent lung-removal operation after a small growth was diagnosed as cancerous.
- Married Dagmar Veskrnova, a popular and acclaimed Czech theatrical, television and movie actress, on January 4.
- Elected President of the Czech Republic on January 20.
- He enabled the entry of the Czech Republic into the North Atlantic Treat Organisation (NATO).
- The Torst publishing house published a seven-volume set containing the complete works of Václav Havel.
- The radio broadcast of “News to Cuba”, in which he criticised the communist regime in that country
2nd February 2003 his term of office as president ended.
July 2003 The president of the USA awarded him the “President’s Medal of Freedom”.