Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk: An inspiration for our own time

We start this series with one of the great European democrats of the 20th
century, Czechoslovakia’s first president Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk. Born
in 1850, he was already in his late sixties when he became president in
November 1918. He took inspiration from the western democracies, in
particular the United States and Britain, having spent time in both
countries during his First World War exile. But he was also a passionate

Saturday, September 14, 2019