Born on 26th March 1936 in Prague, Died on 1st June 2007 in Oboriste.
His remains are still missing.
Two years ago, Jan Benes died in Oboriste near Pribram, Czech Republic. He was imprisoned twice during late 50’s and mid 60’s for political crimes. After leaving communist Czechoslovakia, he worked 20 years for US Department of Defense in the 70’s and 80’s. In 1992, Jan Benes returned to the Czech Republic, where he continued his work on promoting democracy and western values.