Miroslav Kusý

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Miroslav Kusý (1 December 1931 – 13 February 2019) was a Slovak political scientist and politician. Described as a "dissident" of Czechoslovakia's communist regime,[1] he was given an eight-month suspended sentence in November 1989 for an anti-government protest.[2] After the Velvet Revolution, Kusý was appointed as chairman of the Federal Press and Information Office of Czechoslovakia.[3]

After politics, Kusý became a professor in political science.[4]

He died on 13 February 2019, at age of 87 from heart failure.[5]


  1. ^ Tagliabue, John (10 December 1989). "UPHEAVAL IN THE EAST; Hard-Line Czech President to Quit And Dissident Is Seen as Successor". New York Times. Retrieved 22 January 2010.
  2. ^ "Czechoslovakia remains out of step". The Milkwaukee Journal. 16 November 1989. Retrieved 22 January 2010.
  3. ^ Elster, Jon (1996). The roundtable talks and the breakdown of communism. University of Chicago Press. p. 158. ISBN 0-226-20628-9. Retrieved 23 January 2010.
  4. ^ "Slovak Lawmakers Approve Early Elections for June 17 (Update1)". Bloomberg. 9 February 2009. Retrieved 22 January 2010.
  5. ^ Zomrel politológ a bývalý rektor Univerzity Komenského Miroslav Kusý