Jan Sokol born on 18 April 1936 in Prague to Jan Sokol. He is a citizen of Czechoslovakia and Czech Republic. Jan Sokol was educated at Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University. He obtained professor and Candidate of Sciences. He is a related to František Nušl, Jan Patočka and Jan Nušl. He died on 16 February 2021 in Prague at age 84 years, 9 months.
He was a Czech politician, philosopher, publicist and educator (1936-2021).
Jan Sokol has had one spouse: Františka Sokolová. He has one sibling Václav Sokol.
Jan Sokol has worked as a politician, philosopher, educator, translator, university teacher, journalist, wikipedian and historian. He has has won Officer of the Legion of Honour, Přístav Prize, The VIZE 97 Prize and Officer of the Order of Academic Palms.
Jan Sokol has held the position of member of the Federal Assembly of Czechoslovakia and Minister of Education, Youth and Sports.