Velvet Revolution



Born: 1993
Occupation: PhD Student
Location: Czech Republic
Born: 1951
Occupation: Retired Foreign Correspondent
Location: United Kingdom
Also known as the Gentle Revolution, the Velvet Revolution began as a series of peaceful protests taking place in November and December 1989. The non-violent revolution led to the collapse of one-party rule in Czechoslovakia, after which the country transitioned to a parliamentary republic.