Barbara Coudenhove-Kalergi

Born in Prague in 1932, Barbara Coudenhove-Kalergi is a Czech-Austrian journalist. After working for several major Austrian newspapers, she became famous in the 1970s for a series of radio documentaries she made on Eastern bloc countries, above all in Poland and Czechoslovakia. She received a national award from Václav Havel for her work supporting democracy and human rights. Nowadays she writes for several Czech and Austrian papers.

Updated: 18 January 2017