Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Czechoslovakia)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Czech: Ministerstvo zahraničních věcí
Slovak: Ministerstvo zahraničných vecí
Ministry overview
Formed 14 November 1918; 102 years ago (1918-11-14)
Dissolved 31 December 1992; 28 years ago (1992-12-31)
Jurisdiction Czechoslovakia
Headquarters Prague, Czechoslovakia
Ministers responsible

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.

List of ministers

First Czechoslovak Republic (1918–1938)

No. Portrait Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party
1
Edvard Beneš
Beneš, EdvardEdvard Beneš
(1884–1948)
14 November 1918 18 December 1935 17 years, 34 days ČSNS
2
Milan Hodža
Hodža, MilanMilan Hodža
(1878–1944)
18 December 1935 29 February 1936 73 days RSZML
3
Kamil Krofta
Krofta, KamilKamil Krofta
(1876–1945)
29 February 1936 4 October 1938 2 years, 218 days ČsND

Second Czechoslovak Republic (1938–1939)

No. Portrait Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party
1
František Chvalkovský
Chvalkovský, FrantišekFrantišek Chvalkovský
(1885–1945)
4 October 1938 15 March 1939 162 days RSZML

Czechoslovak government-in-exile (1940–1945)

No. Portrait Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party
1
Jan Masaryk
Masaryk, JanJan Masaryk
(1886–1948)
21 July 1940 5 April 1945 4 years, 258 days Independent

Third Czechoslovak Republic (1945–1948)

No. Portrait Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party
1
Jan Masaryk
Masaryk, JanJan Masaryk
(1886–1948)
5 April 1945 10 March 1948 2 years, 340 days Independent

Czechoslovak Socialist Republic (1948–1989)

No. Portrait Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party
1
Vladimír Clementis
Clementis, VladimírVladimír Clementis
(1902–1952)
18 March 1948 14 March 1950 1 year, 361 days KSČ
2
Viliam Široký
Široký, ViliamViliam Široký
(1902–1971)
14 March 1950 31 December 1952 2 years, 292 days KSČ
3
Václav David
David, VáclavVáclav David
(1910–1996)
31 March 1953 8 April 1968 15 years, 8 days KSČ
4
Jiří Hájek
Hájek, JiříJiří Hájek
(1913–1993)
8 April 1968 19 September 1968 164 days KSČ
Oldřich Černík
Černík, OldřichOldřich Černík
(1921–1994)
Acting
19 September 1968 31 December 1968 103 days KSČ
5
Ján Marko [cs]
Marko, JánJán Marko [cs]
(1920–?)
2 January 1969 9 December 1971 2 years, 341 days KSČ
6
Bohuslav Chňoupek
Chňoupek, BohuslavBohuslav Chňoupek
(1925–2004)
9 December 1971 11 October 1988 16 years, 307 days KSČ
7
Jaromír Johanes [cs]
Johanes, JaromírJaromír Johanes [cs]
(born 1933)
12 October 1988 10 December 1989 1 year, 59 days KSČ

Czech and Slovak Federative Republic (1989–1992)

No. Portrait Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party
1
Jiří Dienstbier
Dienstbier, JiříJiří Dienstbier
(1937–2011)
10 December 1989 27 June 1992 2 years, 200 days OF
2
Jozef Moravčík
Moravčík, JozefJozef Moravčík
(born 1945)
2 July 1992 31 December 1992 2 years, 340 days HZDS

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