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Milan Kundera

Milan KunderaBorn: 1-Apr-1929
Birthplace: Brno, Czechia

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: Czechia
Executive summary: The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Father: Ludvik Kundera (concert pianist)
Mother: Milada Kunderova-Janosikova
Wife: Vera Hrabankova (m. 1967)

    University: Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Prague
    Professor: University of Rennes (1975-78)

    Prix Médicis étranger 1973 for Life Is Elsewhere
    Citizenship Revoked 1979 (Czechoslovakia)
    Naturalized French Citizen 1981

Author of books:
Zert (1967, novel, "The Joke")
Life Is Elsewhere (1969)
The Book of Laughter and Forgetting (1979)
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1984, novel)
Immortality (1990, novel)
Slowness (1994)
Identity (1998)
Farewell Waltz (1998)
Ignorance (2000)

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