“It seemed that nobody was able to reach them.”
Bohuslav Neumann was born on the 10th of July 1947 in Kolín where he spent a significant part of his life. He graduated from Secondary general school and was admitted to Faculty of Civil Engineering of Czech Technical University in Prague where he studied Civil Engineering. He suspended his studies in the second year and started his military service. He spent the military service playing volleyball for the league club Dukla Mladá. Having returned from the military service, he continued playing as a league volleyball player in the club Chemička Ústí nad Labem. At the same time, he remotely studied and graduated from School of Civil Engineering in Děčín. He got married and returned back to Kolín. He refused to agree with the Soviet occupation in 1968 during the screenings that took place in the enterprise in 1971. He worked in construction industry over the years. He raised five children. He was one of the founding members of Civic Forum (OF) in Kolín in November 1989 and he became its spokesman. He ended his political activities after the first free elections in June 1990. He worked as the head of the construction department of the Municipal Office in Kolín from 1991 to 1992. He later established his private engineering office and has run it to this day.