Jan Černý

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Jan Černý
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Born 4 March 1874 Edit this on Wikidata
Uherský Ostroh Edit this on Wikidata
Died 10 April 1959 Edit this on Wikidata (aged 85)
Uherský Ostroh Edit this on Wikidata
Occupation Politician Edit this on Wikidata

Jan Černý (4 March 1874, Uherský Ostroh, Moravia, Austria-Hungary – 10 April 1959, Uherský Ostroh, Czechoslovakia) was a Czechoslovak civil servant and politician. He was the prime minister of Czechoslovakia from 1920 to 1921 and in 1926. He also served as the provincial president (governor) of Moravia in 1918–1920, 1921–1928 and 1929–1939.

Jan Černý was born into a furriers family in the small town of Uherský Ostroh, in the east of Moravia (Moravian Slovakia). He attended the gymnasium (a grammar school) in Uherské Hradiště from 1885 to 1893. After studies at the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague – he graduated in 1898[1] – he began professional career as a state servant (county director) in Hodonín. From 1912 he was a senior department director in the Moravian governor´s office (stadtholder government). At the time of the revolutionary establishment of Czechoslovakia,[2][3] being the highest-ranked Czech-speaking imperial state servant in Moravia, he became the head of the local government for the new state on 29 November 1918.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vyskočil, Aleš (2008). Státní úředník - příklad Jana Černého. In:Fasora, L., Malíř, J., Hanuš (eds.), J.: Člověk na Moravě 19. století. Brno, CDK. ISBN 978-80-7325-147-5. p. 312-324 (in Czech)
  2. ^ Hugh, LeCaine Agnew (2004). The Czechs and the Lands of the Bohemian crown. Hoover, Stanford University. Chapter 11
  3. ^ Macmillan Margaret (2003). Peacemakers. London, John Murray Press. Chapter 18

Further reading[edit]

  • Brügel, Johann Wolfgang (1967). Tschechen und Deutsche (in German), Munich, Nyphenbureger. p. 104

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Preceded by
Vlastimil Tusar
Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia
1920–1921
Succeeded by
Edvard Beneš
Preceded by
Antonín Švehla
Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia
1926
Succeeded by
Antonín Švehla