Jan Černý (politician, 1874)

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Jan Černý

Jan Černý , (born March 4, 1874 in Uherský Ostroh , † April 10, 1959 ibid), was a Czechoslovak politician.


After studying law at Charles University in Prague , Černý worked in various positions as a state official in what was then Austria-Hungary until 1918 . He later held various management positions in the provincial administration. From 1920 to 1928 Černý was President of the Moravian Provincial Administration, and from 1928 to 1939 President of the Moravian-Silesian Province. In this context, Černý was Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia ( Jan Černý I government ) from September 15, 1920 to September 26, 1921 . He then took over the role of Minister of the Interior under the following government, Edvard Beneš (September 26, 1921 - October 7, 1922) . From March 18, 1926 to October 12, 1926 Černý again formed a government Jan Černý II , then from February 1, 1929 to December 7, 1929 in the František Udržal I government to take over the office of Minister of the Interior. He held this position again briefly in 1938. During his government activity in Prague he was represented in his provincial offices. After the German troops marched in in 1939, he was retired.

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