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1979 - His citizenship petition was revoked.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.
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