28 May 1884
Kožlany, České království, Rakousko-uherská monarchie
3 Sep 1948
Sezimovo Ústí, Československá republika
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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, in 1884.
Doctorate of law in 1908.
Studied at Prague Vinohrady Gymnasium in the years 1896-1904
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 .
↑ Státní oblastní archiv v Plzni, Parish Register Kožlany 15, page 45, image 48 ↑ "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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