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Czechoslovakia

Československá Republika
  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

The Czechoslovak State came into existence on 28 Oct., 1918, as the result of diplomatic and political action among the Allied and Associated Powers after the first world war and of the spontaneous rising of the Czech and Slovak population against Austrian and Hungarian rule. 28 October is observed as the National Day; it was on that day in 1918 that the Czech NÁrodní Výbor (National Committee) took over the government of the Czech lands. Two days later the Slovak National Council at Turč. Sv. Martin manifested the desire of the Slovak nation to unite politically with the Czechs for the purpose of forming a single sovereign independent Czechoslovak State. On 14 November, 1918, the first Czechoslovak National Assembly met in Prague and formally declared the Czechoslovak State to be a republic with Professor T. 6. Masaryk as its first President (1918–1935).

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1949

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  • S. H. Steinberg

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