About M. R. ©tefánik

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M. R. ©tefánik M. R. ©tefánik (1880 – 1919) – General of the French Army, politician and diplomat.

• He was born on July 21, 1880 in the evangelic parish house in Ko¹ariská, a small village in Slovakia (Slovensko), then part of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire in Central Europe.

• In 1916 he founded the Czechoslovak National Council in Paris with T. G. Masaryk and E. Benes (future Czechoslovak Presidents).

• He was one of the founders of Czechoslovakia in 1918 and after World War I he became the Minister for Armed Forces Of Czechoslovakia.

• On May 4, 1919 he tragically died in an airplane crash, near Bratislava, Slovakia.


„My energy grows at the same rate as the challenges. I shall conquer them because I want to.“

M. R. ©tefánik

„For people of strong determination and endurance there is nothing they cannot achieve.“

M. R. ©tefánik

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