Definition of Beneš, Edvard in English:

Beneš, Edvard

proper noun

  • (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.


Beneš, Edvard