I wanted to vote freely. That is why I helped to overthrow the communist regime in 1989.
Petr Boháč was born on October 23, 1964 in Čeladná. He grew up in Vlčovice in the foothills of the Beskydy Mountains. He was trained to become an electrician. While he was in a basic military service, the elections to the Federal Assembly were held, he refused to vote for a candidate, whom their commander ordered them to vote for. After the war he worked in Tatra Kopřivnice. He signed the chartist petition Several Sentences. In November 1989 he was one of the most active organizers of the political revolution in Kopřivnice. After the overthrow of the Communist regime, he ran the personnel union in Tatra for five years. He was also a councilman or representative for Civic Forum and later for ODS in Kopřivnice. After leaving the car factory, he worked in the Technical Services of Kopřivnice and then in a private company.