Viliam Široký

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Viliam Široký
Viliam Široký.jpg
Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia
In office
21 March 1953 – 20 September 1963
Preceded by Antonín Zápotocký
Succeeded by Jozef Lenárt
Personal details
Born (1902-05-31)31 May 1902
Bratislava, Pozsony County, Kingdom of Hungary
Died 6 October 1971(1971-10-06) (aged 69)
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Political party Communist Party of Czechoslovakia

Viliam Široký (31 May 1902 – 6 October 1971) was a prominent Communist politician of Czechoslovakia, the Prime Minister from 1953 to 1963. He also served as the leader of the Communist Party of Slovakia between 1945 and 1954. According to the French historian Muriel Blaive, he was an ethnic Hungarian.[1]

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  1. ^ Muriel Blaive. Promarněná příležitost, Československo a rok 1956, p. 240.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Vladimír Clementis
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia
1950–1952
Succeeded by
Václav David
Preceded by
Antonín Zápotocký
Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia
1953–1963
Succeeded by
Jozef Lenárt