Eduard Janota

Eduard Janota (13 March 1952 – 20 May 2011) was a Czech economist and politician who served as the Minister of Finance from 2009 to 2010 in the caretaker government of Jan Fischer.

Eduard Janota
9th Finance Minister of the Czech Republic
In office
8 May 2009  13 July 2010
Prime MinisterJan Fischer
Preceded byMiroslav Kalousek
Succeeded byMiroslav Kalousek
Personal details
Born(1952-03-13)13 March 1952
Opava, Czechoslovakia
Died20 May 2011(2011-05-20) (aged 59)
Radovesice, Czech Republic
Alma materUniversity of Economics, Prague

He died aged 59 on 20 May 2011, while playing tennis.[1]


  1. "Bývalý ministr financí Eduard Janota zemřel při tenisu". 20 May 2011. Retrieved 20 May 2011.