Dr. Milan Hodža


DR. MILAN HODŽA, the Czechoslovak scholar and former statesman, died in Florida on June 27 at the age of sixty-six. The son of a Protestant pastor, Hodža was born at Sučany, in north Slovakia, in 1878 and graduated at Budapest. Circumstances led him to champion the cause of his Slovak kinsmen, whom he represented in the Hungarian parliament during 1905–14. He was imprisoned during the War of 1914–18, but when the Czechoslovak Republic was founded his advancement was rapid. Indeed, he was almost continuously in the Cabinet either as Minister of Agriculture or Education and lastly as Premier during 1935–38.

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DRUCE, G. Dr. Milan Hodža. Nature 154, 174 (1944) doi:10.1038/154174a0

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