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Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk
Birthdate: 7. March 1850
Date of death: 14. September 1937
Other names:Tomáš G. Masaryk, Tomáš Garrique Masaryk
Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk , sometimes anglicised to Thomas Masaryk , was a Czech politician, statesman, sociologist and philosopher.
After trying to reform the Austro-Hungarian monarchy into a federal state, with the help of the Allied Powers, he eventually succeeded in gaining Czechoslovak independence as a republic after World War I. He both founded and was the first President of Czechoslovakia and so is called the "President Liberator".