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Beneš, Edvard

Pronunciation: /ˈbɛnɛʃ/
(1884–1948), Czechoslovak statesman, prime minister 1921-2, president 1935-8 and 1945-8. During the Second World War he served in London as head of the Czechoslovakian government in exile. In 1945 he regained the presidency but resigned after the 1948 communist coup.

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