Oldest Czech dies at 107

The oldest Czech has died at the age of 107. Julia Vasickova was born on May 8th of 1903 and her life spanned the end of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the birth of an independent Czechoslovakia, two world wars, the communist era, the country’s return to democracy and the break-up of Czechoslovakia into two separate states. There are currently over 100 centenarians living in the Czech Republic, the majority of them women.