Jozef Lenart

 

 

Age: 80

 

Summary: prime minister of Czechoslovakia from 1963 to 1968 and head of the Slovak Communist Party until 1988 who after the fall of Communism was tried for treason for his role in the 1968 Russian-led invasion of the country that crushed the anti-Communist uprising known as the Prague Spring.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from heart surgery

 

Born: April 3, 1923

 

Died: February 11, 2004

 

Location: Prague, Czech Republic