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Eduard Benes
Birth: May 28, 1884
Plzensky (Plzen), Czech Republic
Death: Sep. 3, 1948
Sezimovo Usti
Jihocesky (South Bohemia), Czech Republic

Czechoslovakian President. He was born in Kozlany, Bohemia, which at the time was a province of Austria-Hungary. He was one of the leaders of the Czechoslovakian independence movement. At the end of World War I, he participated at the Versailles conference and was one of the main forces behind the creation of Czechoslovakia. He became the first Foreign Minister of Czechoslovakia and in 1935, he became the second president of Czechoslovakia. During World War II, he fled Czechoslovakia and became the president in exile while living in Great Britain. At the end of World War II, he returned home as the President of Czechoslovakia. However, at this time, Czechoslovakia was under communist control and he resigned as president in 1948. He died at his villa in Sezimovo Ústí, Czechoslovakia on September 3, 1948. He and his wife are buried in the park next to the villa.  (bio by: Anonymous) 
 
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Benes Villa
Sezimovo Usti
Jihocesky (South Bohemia), Czech Republic
 
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Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Sep 27, 2005
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Eduard Benes
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- sniksnak
 Added: Sep. 3, 2014

- James Snow
 Added: Sep. 3, 2014
You tried your best for the Czech people. Unfortunately the Allies and the Communists betrayed you both.
- Jan Garrigue Masaryk
 Added: Jun. 2, 2014
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