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Vaclav Havel, portrait, candle

Portrait of Vaclav Havel with a black ribbon at Prague Castle where people could express their condolences to President Havel's family on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011. Vaclav Havel died on Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011, aged 75. Havel, a dissident playwright jailed by Communists, became Czechoslovak and than Czech president and a symbol of peace and freedom after bringing down communism in Czechoslovakia by leading bloodless "Velvet Revolution". (CTK Photo/Michal Dolezal)


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