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Kundera, Milan

Born: 1929 AD
Currently alive, at 86 years of age.

Nationality: Czech
Categories: Novelists, Playwrights, Poets


1929 - Born on April 1st in Brno, Czechia.

1967 - Married to Vera Hrabankova.

         - Wrote the book Zert.

1973 - Won the Prix Médicis étranger for Life Is Elsewhere.

1975-1978 - He taught at the University of Rennes.

1979 - His citizenship petition was revoked.

         - Wrote The Book of Laughter and Forgetting.

1981 - He became a naturalized French citizen.

1984-1998 - He wrote The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Immortality, Slowness, Identity and Farewell Waltz.

2000 - Wrote his latest book Ignorance.


Page last updated: 11:57am, 18th Apr '07

  • "Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it."