Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Czechoslovakia)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia refers to the foreign affairs ministry which was responsible for representing internationally Czechoslovakia during its existence, from 1918 to 1992.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Czech: Ministerstvo zahraničních věcí
Slovak: Ministerstvo zahraničných vecí
Ministry overview
Formed14 November 1918; 103 years ago (1918-11-14)
Dissolved31 December 1992; 29 years ago (1992-12-31)
JurisdictionCzechoslovakia
HeadquartersPrague, Czechoslovakia
Ministers responsible

List of ministersEdit

First Czechoslovak Republic (1918–1938)Edit

No. Portrait Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party
1Beneš, EdvardEdvard Beneš
(1884–1948)
14 November 191818 December 193517 years, 34 daysČSNS
2Hodža, MilanMilan Hodža
(1878–1944)
18 December 193529 February 193673 daysRSZML
3Krofta, KamilKamil Krofta
(1876–1945)
29 February 19364 October 19382 years, 218 daysČsND

Second Czechoslovak Republic (1938–1939)Edit

No. Portrait Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party
1Chvalkovský, FrantišekFrantišek Chvalkovský
(1885–1945)
4 October 193815 March 1939162 daysRSZML

Czechoslovak government-in-exile (1940–1945)Edit

No. Portrait Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party
1Masaryk, JanJan Masaryk
(1886–1948)
21 July 19405 April 19454 years, 258 daysIndependent

Third Czechoslovak Republic (1945–1948)Edit

No. Portrait Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party
1Masaryk, JanJan Masaryk
(1886–1948)
5 April 194510 March 19482 years, 340 daysIndependent

Czechoslovak Socialist Republic (1948–1989)Edit

No. Portrait Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party
1Clementis, VladimírVladimír Clementis
(1902–1952)
18 March 194814 March 19501 year, 361 daysKSČ
2Široký, ViliamViliam Široký
(1902–1971)
14 March 195031 December 19522 years, 292 daysKSČ
3David, VáclavVáclav David
(1910–1996)
31 March 19538 April 196815 years, 8 daysKSČ
4Hájek, JiříJiří Hájek
(1913–1993)
8 April 196819 September 1968164 daysKSČ
Černík, OldřichOldřich Černík
(1921–1994)
Acting
19 September 196831 December 1968103 daysKSČ
5Marko, JánJán Marko [cs]
(1920–?)
2 January 19699 December 19712 years, 341 daysKSČ
6Chňoupek, BohuslavBohuslav Chňoupek
(1925–2004)
9 December 197111 October 198816 years, 307 daysKSČ
7Johanes, JaromírJaromír Johanes [cs]
(born 1933)
12 October 198810 December 19891 year, 59 daysKSČ

Czech and Slovak Federative Republic (1989–1992)Edit

No. Portrait Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party
1Dienstbier, JiříJiří Dienstbier
(1937–2011)
10 December 198927 June 19922 years, 200 daysOF
2Moravčík, JozefJozef Moravčík
(born 1945)
2 July 199231 December 19922 years, 340 daysHZDS

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