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 (măs′ə-rĭk, mä′sä-), Tomáš Garrigue 1850-1937.
Czechoslovakian politician who served as the first president of independent Czechoslovakia (1918-1935). His son Jan Garrigue Masaryk (1886-1948) was the foreign minister of the provisional government in London (1940-1945) and the restored government in Prague (1945-1948).
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(ˈmæsərɪk; Czech ˈmasarik)
1. (Biography) Jan (jan). 1886–1948, Czech statesman; foreign minister (1941–48). He died in mysterious circumstances after the Communists took control of the government
2. (Biography) his father, Tomáš Garrigue (ˈtɔmaːʃ ˈɡarik). 1850–1937, Czech philosopher and statesman; a founder of Czechoslovakia (1918) and its first president (1918–35)
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(ˈmæs ə rɪk)

1. Jan (yän), 1886–1948, Czech statesman (son of Tomáš).
2. To•máš Gar•rigue (ˈtɔ mɑʃ ˈgɑ rɪk) 1850–1937, 1st president of Czechoslovakia 1918–35.
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This year, thanks to the offer to set up his own laboratory, he returned to Masaryk University and transferred to Brno pseudomonas research.
It will be named for the first Czechoslovak president Tomas Garrigue Masaryk from June 15.The ceremonial opening, which was the last official act of Andrej Kiska as Slovakia's president, took place on June 13.
By so doing, Zeman was renewing a peculiar tradition of his office that started with the founding president Thomas Masaryk, a philosophy professor who first became a public figure in Austro-Hungarian days by powerfully defending Leopold Hilsner, a Jewish tramp tried and convicted of the ritual murder of a girl in 1899.
The book focuses at the level of individual religious experience, in particular Tomas Masaryk (1850-1937), Joze Plecnick (1872-1957), and Alice Garrigue Masarykova (1879-1966).
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(Contains 2 figures, 7 tables, and 1 footnote.) [This work has been partially supported by the Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University.
To the fore instead rode the lone Masaryk, famously commemorating the tenth anniversary of the republic on horseback.
12 large-sized photos are being displayed in the exhibition, which were taken in 2010 in Tal Arbeed in northwestern Syria during excavation works conducted by a Czech team from Masaryk University in Brno.
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