Directory of Czechoslovak Officials; a Reference Aid
CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY WASHINGTON DC OFFICE OF LEADERSHIP ANALYSIS
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The Directory of Czechoslovak Officials identifies individuals who hold positions in selected party, government, economic, scientific, and other public organizations. It also provides a guide to the internal structure of some of these organizations Dates of Information -- The date an individual either assumed or was first identified in a position is listed in the position column. Dates of birth are listed in the birth column for selected officials. Transliteration -- The Czech and Slovak languages use the Latin alphabet with the addition of several diacritical superscripts to indicate pronunciation. This directory omits all diacritics. Personal Names -- Czech and Slovak names consist of a family name and a given name. This publication lists the full name of each individual whenever it is known. The family name appears first in bold type, followed by the given name. Additional Directory Entries -- The directory includes political party affiliation for each individual whenever it is known or can be assumed by the position held. It also lists some academic degrees and military, police, security, and ecclesiastical ranks. An index of major organizations and a personality index follow the directory listing. Duplicate names in the personality index refer to different individuals.
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