Masaryk, T.G. (Tomáš Garrigue), 1850-1937

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Dates:
Birth 1850-03-07
Death 1937-09-14
Czechs
Czech

Biographical notes:

Tomáš G. Masaryk: born in Moravia, Austria-Hungary; lecturer at the university of Vienna 1878-1882, professor of philosophy in Prague 1882-1914; member of the Austrian parliament 1891-1893, 1907-1914; chairman of the Czechoslovak National Council in exile 1916-1918; in 1918 Masaryk became the first president of independent Czechoslovakia. Edvard Beneš: born in Bohemia, Austria-Hungary; from 1909 professor of economics and of sociology in Prague; as foreign minister head of the Czechoslovak delegation to the Paris peace conference 1919-1920; succeeded Masaryk as president of Czechoslovakia in 1935, resigned in 1938; leader of the Czechoslovak government-in-exile in London; reelected president, but resigned in 1948.

From the description of Archives 1918-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78008837

Biographical/Historical Note

President of Czechoslovakia.

From the guide to the T. G. Masaryk proclamation, 1919, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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  • Czechs Soviet Union

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  • Soviet Union History Allied intervention, 1918-1920. (as recorded)