Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk

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Tomas Garrigue Masaryk

Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (7 March 1850 - 14 September 1937) was the first President of Czechoslovakia. He led the country between years 1918 and 1935. He was a scientist, philosopher, pedagog, politician, and journalist. He studied in Brno, Vienna, and Leipzig, and he spoke many languages (Latin, French, Polish, German and English). He worked as a teacher at a university in Prague and Vienna. He had a big persona with huge charisma and he is called "President liberator" and "Daddy Masaryk".

Edvard Beneš was the next president after him.