3 days ago · Signature. Edvard Beneš ( Czech pronunciation: [ˈɛdvard ˈbɛnɛʃ] ( listen); 28 May 1884 – 3 September 1948) was a Czech politician and statesman who served as the President of Czechoslovakia from 1935 to 1938 and again from 1945 to 1948. He also led the Czechoslovak government-in-exile 1939 to 1945, during World War II.
20 hours ago · Total number of emigrants before the Velvet Revolution reached 300,000. The Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia, officially known as Operation Danube, was a joint invasion of Czechoslovakia by four Warsaw Pact countries (the Soviet Union, Poland, Bulgaria and Hungary) on the night of 20–21 August 1968.
- 20–21 August 1968
- Warsaw Pact victory, Defeat of Czechoslovakia and Allies, Effort to suppress the reform process in the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, Moscow Protocol, The resignation of Alexander Dubček as First Secretary of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (KSČ), The election of Gustáv Husák as the First Secretary of the KSČ and beginning of the Normalization era, Soviet military presence in Czechoslovakia until 1991, Withdrawal of Albania from the Warsaw Pact in September 1968
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