On November 21, more than 200,000 demonstrators took
to the streets of Prague for a fifth consecutive day of protests.
On November 26, the protests had to move to a large park to accommodate the numbers. Half a million people came to listen to speeches from Havel and other opposition leaders.
O Czechoslovakia turn out by the thousands in November 1989 to protest the Communist regime led by General Secretary Miloš Jakeš. Just one month later the regime had toppled peacefully, Václav Havel was elected as the country's first democratic president.