Edvard Beneš

Edvard Beneš (1884 - 1948)

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Edvard Beneš
Born in Kožlany, Bohemiamap
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Died in Sezimovo Ústí, Czechoslovakiamap
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Edvard Beneš leader of the Czechoslovak independence movement, Minister of Foreign Affairs and second President of Czechoslovakia from 1935 to 1938 and again from 1940 to 1948.

Born into a peasant family from Kožlany a small town in the Plzeň Region.

Doctorate of law in 1908.

Studied at Prague Vinohrady Gymnasium in the years 1896-1904[1]

Studied at Sorbonne and at the Independent School of Political and Social Studies

Taught for three years at the Prague Academy of Commerce. Lecturer in sociology at Charles University.

Buried in the garden of his villa .


  1. "Who was who in our history until 1918" published by Libri
  • A Dictionary of Political Biography. Oxford University Press. p. 43.
  • Czechoslovakia between Stalin and Hitler: The Diplomacy of Edvard Benes in the 1930s, Igor Lukes

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On 22 Mar 2016 at 06:54 GMT Jo-Anne (Reid) Zeron-Benes wrote:

Vojta's was not buried in Indiana, his remains were taken back to his mother land which is Bohemia, Czechoslovakia and buried there.

On 21 Mar 2016 at 08:03 GMT Jo-Anne (Reid) Zeron-Benes wrote:

His Brother was Vojta Beneš / Benes born May 17 1878 in Kožlany, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia & Died Nov. 20 1951 in South Bend, Indiana

I have is children also!

On 21 Mar 2016 at 07:04 GMT Jo-Anne (Reid) Zeron-Benes wrote:

"Benes Decree"

This link provides an in depth of Edvard Benes "Benesch Decrees"


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