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  First World War.com - Who's Who - Eduard Benes
Emerging from a peasant background in Kozlany, Bohemia Eduard Benes (1884-1948) yet achieved a high standard of education, finally gaining a Sociology doctorate in Paris in 1908.
Benes resigned in 1938 over Chamberlain's "betrayal" of Czechoslovakia via the Munich Agreement with Hitler, subsequently entering voluntary exile.
Having returned as President in 1945 Benes remained head of the country until shortly before his death three years later, having resigned in the face of Klement Gottwald's increasingly pro-Communist government.
www.firstworldwar.com /bio/benes.htm   (295 words)

  
 Pražský hrad - Edvard Benes
Edvard Benes was present at the inception of the League of Nations, and as its deputy chairman (1920), member of the Board (in 1923-27) and member of the Security Council, and its chairman (1935) he supported the principle of collective security.
Benes came to a conclusion, supported from his homeland, that a war is an apt historical moment to solve problems of the State by expulsion of Germans.
Benes' faith in democratisation of the Soviet Union and the Communist Party was defeated by dramatic events in February 1948.
www.hrad.cz /en/prezident_cr/benes.shtml   (1398 words)

  
 COMICON.com: ED BENES: A SUPER MAN!
Benes said he's having the time of his life working on Superman and views both recent opportunities as "steps forward" in his career.
Benes said he had so much enthusiasm for working on DC Countdown To Infinite Crisis.
Benes has inked his work since Birds of Prey # 65 and explained that "since so many people liked it," he was able to continue being both artist and inker from that point on.
www.comicon.com /cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=36&t=003750   (1005 words)

  
  USATODAY.com - Cardinals pitcher Andy Benes retires   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Benes nearly retired in April, when he was saddled with a 10.80 ERA after three starts and burdened by an arthritic right knee.
Benes technically gets a $1.5 million buyout; that money actually was part of his 2000 salary and will be paid over the next eight years.
Benes, drafted by the San Diego Padres as the first overall pick in 1988, over his career was 155-139, with a 3.97 ERA in 2,505-plus innings.
www.usatoday.com /sports/baseball/nl/cardinals/2002-12-05-benes_x.htm   (441 words)

  
 Eduard Benes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Benes became a journalist to earn a living and wrote numerous articles for a paper in Prague.  As WWI started, he began an effort to gain autonomy-if not independence-for the Czechs.  Meanwhile, Tomas Masaryk suggested union with the Slovaks as a solution to the Czechs' dilemma of being surrounded by the Germans.
Benes compelled France to give his country military and political aid, and so under French guidance, Benes founded the "Little Entente" whose purpose was to unify the spoilers of Hungary (Czechoslovakia, Rumania, Jugoslavia) against the Magyars.  Throughout the 1920s and into the 1930s, Benes exerted great influence in Central European affairs.
Benes is the author of twelve volumes on political and sociological subjects, almost universally recognized as authorities.
www.geocities.com /veldes1/benes.html   (575 words)

  
 SportingNews.com Fantasy Source - Baseball : Andy Benes
Benes was 5-2 with a 1.86 ERA in 15 starts after the All-Star break compared to 0-2 with a 10.80 ERA in three starts before the break.
Benes is wearing the same large knee brace he wore last season, but he says his right knee is much stronger.
Benes allowed 18 runs in 11 innings over three starts and was in jeopardy of pitching himself out of the rotation as his ERA skyrocketed to 6.95.
fantasy.sportingnews.com /baseball/players/4379/popup.html   (1268 words)

  
 Eduard Benes
Throughout the rest of the war Benes worked to persuade the Allies to support the establishment of an independent state for the Czech people.
Benes became foreign minister of the new country.
Benes replaced Tomas Masaryk when he retired as president in 1935.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /FWWbenes.htm   (270 words)

  
 CNNSI.com - Baseball - Struggling Benes contemplating retirement - Wednesday April 17, 2002 10:40 PM
Benes has lasted a total of 10 innings in three starts this season and has a 10.80 ERA.
He said Benes' wife was flying from St. Louis to spend a few days with her husband in the Phoenix area.
Benes, 34, was 7-7 with a 7.38 ERA last year, struggling with an injured right knee.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /baseball/news/2002/04/17/cardinals_benes_ap   (582 words)

  
 Sobaka :: By Any Other Name: Hungary, Apartheid and the Benes Decrees   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
It is the shadow of the Benes decrees, dormant legislation passed in and after the last grim days of the Nazi regime, in which some (though not all) of the German minority in the Sudetenland and elsewhere had participated.
ONE MAY BE forgiven for suspecting, by the casual way the Benes Decrees are often disparaged by commentators, that many of those who write about the Decrees have never taken the trouble to read them.
In 1927, Eduard Benes explained to William Martin, a Swiss journalist, how he went about altering the ethnic composition of Czech towns and cities: 'The dominant power always has the means to modify the ethnic character of towns by stationing troops, civil servants, commerce, banks in them...we have done this...
www.diacritica.com /sobaka/2003/benes.html   (3310 words)

  
 CIT - Sharon Benes's biography
Benes S.E., Aragüés R., Grattan S.R. and Austin R.B. Foliar and root absorption of Na+ and Cl- in maize and barley: implications for salt tolerance screening and the use of saline sprinkler irrigation.
Benes S.E., Aragüés R., Austin R.B. and Grattan S.R. Brief pre- and post-irrigation sprinkling with freshwater reduces foliar salt uptake in maize and barley sprinkler-irrigated with saline water.
Benes S.E., Grattan S.R., Peters D.W., and Mitchell J.P. Water use and growth of Salicornia Irrigated with hypersaline drainage water and with seawater.
cati.csufresno.edu /cit/pers/stories/Sharonsbio-8.html   (1139 words)

  
 St. Louis Cardinals News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Benes did some other things in the offseason to make sure he was in the best possible position to win a spot in the rotation.
Benes' role could be as a starter or what it has been in recent weeks –- Kile's shadow out of the bullpen.
Benes says he hasn't had too many good springs in his career but with less than week to go, he's probably counting this and considering the position he was in coming into camp, it could the spring of his career that counts the most.
www.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/stl/news/stl_news_story.jsp?article_id=mlb_20020325_benes_news&team_id=stl   (692 words)

  
 Addict Baseball and Football Forum - Andy Benes
Benes wasn't listed as an upcoming starter for another three months until July 16 and in between he was on the brink of retirement, playing the role of a stay-at-home dad, and pitching at Triple-A Memphis.
That Benes' world, and in turn the Cardinals fortunes, have turned upside down since his last start against Arizona isn't lost on the veteran right-hander and was something that entered his mind throughout Tuesday's start.
The Cardinals haven't decided what Benes' role will be yet, but it's certain it will be different than last season, when he spent the final two months working in the bullpen and was left off the postseason roster.
www.addictsports.com /baseball/showthread.php?t=13416   (745 words)

  
 Central Europe Review - Book Review: The Life of Edvard Benes, 1884-1948
This co-founder of the nation came to be disliked, if not detested, by almost everyone he had to deal with, Czechoslovak and foreign; the libertarian, tolerant democracy he had nurtured during the 1920s and 1930s became the state which expelled racial minorities; and his alleged mastery of diplomacy left him tied in knots by Stalin.
And it is difficult to escape the conclusion that from an early stage Benes knew this, or should have known it if he had had the humility to allow the evidence to overcome his prejudgements.
For Benes, Benes always knew best whether it was when telling others that the communists could be house-trained, or that Hitler would be brought to book as soon as he crossed swords with the French.
www.ce-review.org /99/22/books22_crampton.html   (1318 words)

  
 ESPN.com - Benes sidelined by knee injury   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Benes has had his right knee drained of fluid six times this season due to a cartilage problem, and he has worn a brace off-and-on.
It's unlikely that the breakdown occurred with Benes, who has missed only six starts in 11 seasons due to a broken thumb at the end of the 1997 season.
Benes struck out 10 in three straight starts in mid-June, but his strikeout totals dropped dramatically in recent outings.
sports.espn.go.com /espn/print?id=692273&type=news   (442 words)

  
 St. Louis Cardinals News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Benes suffered a strained oblique muscle in a batting drill Thursday and could have his scheduled Friday start pushed back.
Benes has been slowed for the last several years by shoulder troubles, but he has impressed the team's staff in the early going this spring.
Benes is in camp as a non-roster invitee.
stlouis.cardinals.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/stl/news/stl_news.jsp?ymd=20040311&content_id=649201&vkey=spt2004news&fext=.jsp   (700 words)

  
 Andy Benes | BaseballLibrary.com
A durable, consistent starter, Benes relied on a hard fastball and a shaky slider to post 10 seasons of double-digit win totals, including a career best 18-10 for the 1996 NL Central champion St.
Benes' slow, straight fastball was meat for hungry bats and he became a frequent longball victim, becoming the 17th pitcher in major league history to give up four homers in an inning on July 23.
Benes is the 17th pitcher to surrender four homers in a single frame, and the 2nd his year.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/B/Benes_Andy.stm   (1074 words)

  
 Eduard Benes
Eduard Benes was educated at the Universities of Prague, Dijon and Paris.
During World War I, Benes was active in achieving independence for Czechoslovakia.
Benes was forced to accept the "Munich Pact" by Great Britain and France.
www.multied.com /bio/people/benes.html   (104 words)

  
 Pluhuv Zdar - Benes´s - Edvard Benes
With these words T. Masaryk wanted to say, that Beneš's share in the political and diplomatic actions during World War I and after it was so important, that he can be rightly regarded as one of the founders of the Czechoslovak state.
On 28th October 1918, Beneš as a representative of foreign resistance negotiated with native politicians in Geneva and after an agreement with them he became the first Minister of Foreign Affairs of the new state.
Beneš rejected the Marxism, but he advocated socialistic meanings and one of the most important results of the World War I in his eyes was the general development to the agrarian and labour democracy and also the natural and unavoidable weakening of urban bourgeoisie.
www.pluhuvzdar.cz /en/edvard.php   (878 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Books: The Life Of Edvard Benes, 1884-1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Edvard Benes was a key figure in the history of Czechoslovakia in the first three decades of his existence.
Benes was an awkwardly successful politician, with a controversial reputation at home and abroad.
In return, Masaryk supported Benes' political ambitions, and between them, the two men shaped the domestic and foreign policies of the new state and the ways in which it was run.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/019820583X   (495 words)

  
 Benes takes first step in comeback
Benes blew through Class AA Arkansas in 1994 and was considered one of the top young pitchers in the big leagues before suffering a torn rotator cuff in July 1997.
Benes threw 12 pitches in the first inning, 16 in the second.
Benes will throw a bullpen session Saturday, then repeat Thursday's parameters in a start Tuesday at Class A Potomac.
www.ardemgaz.com /SportsStats/Travs/travs080599.html   (835 words)

  
 ESPN.com: MLB - Cards: Williams to start for injured Benes vs. D-Backs
Benes did not disagree with La Russa's call but insisted he would be available this week.
But Benes said he felt a twinge in his back during the third inning, and another as he was batting in the fifth.
He received a long standing ovation as the milestone was acknowledged on the scoreboard when he led off the bottom of the inning.
espn.go.com /mlb/news/2002/0930/1439124.html   (424 words)

  
 Addict Baseball and Football Forum - Benes to retire
Benes, who's long hinted he would like to leave baseball on his own terms, made his retirement official Thursday.
Benes, 35, nearly retired in April, when he was saddled with a 10.80 ERA after three starts and burdened by an arthritic right knee.
Benes, drafted by the San Diego Padres as the first overall pick in 1988, was 155-139 lifetime with a 3.97 ERA.
www.addictsports.com /baseball/showthread.php?t=15539   (483 words)

  
 Official Biography for Thomas A. Benes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Brigadier General Benes graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, was commissioned through the Platoon Leaders Class program in May 1974, attended The Basic School, and was designated a Naval Aviator in March 1976.
In June 1982, Brigadier General Benes reported to Marine Aviation Weapons Tactics Squadron-1, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz. as an F-4 instructor and served as the Fighter Branch Head and Anti-Air Warfare Specialist for Headquarters Marine Corps.
Brigadier General Benes assumed command of Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron-101, the Marine Corps' F/A-18 training squadron at MCAS El Toro, and served as Commanding Officer from September 1995 to June 1997.
www.usmc.mil /genbios2.nsf/biographies/82B06B0A86A6DDE18525694A004DA8C0?opendocument   (609 words)

  
 RADIO FREE EUROPE/ RADIO LIBERTY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The decrees were issued between 1940 and 1946 by Czechoslovak President Eduard Benes while in exile in London, and on Czechoslovak territory from the spring of 1945 until the first free postwar parliamentary elections one year later.
Prokop Drtina was a close aide to Benes while in exile and Czechoslovak justice minister from late 1945 until the communist takeover in 1948.
Jicinsky notes that the Benes Decrees were issued as the result of Germany's defeat after an all-out war in a bid to re-establish the Czechoslovak state within its borders and above all to create the legal framework for expelling -- or as he says "transferring" -- the ethnic German population.
www.rferl.org /nca/features/2002/03/01032002095607.asp   (1975 words)

  
 JS Online: Cardinals to Start Benes Again   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Benes was used only once in the first eight days after the break.
Manager Tony La Russa said putting Benes in the bullpen was more of a breather for the pitcher.
Benes, who said he altered his delivery last year after injuring his right knee, has been working on mechanics during his layoff.
www.jsonline.com /sports/brew/ap/jul01/ap-bbn-cardinals-b072001.asp?format=print   (520 words)

  
 Czechia (Czech Republic) Benes's Foreign Policy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current ...
Eduard Benes, Czechoslovak foreign minister from 1918 to 1935, created the system of alliances that determined the republic's international stance in 1938.
A democratic statesman of Western orientation, Benes relied heavily on the League of Nations as guarantor of the postwar status quo and the security of newly formed states.
Benes ignored the possibility of a stronger Central European alliance system, remaining faithful to his Western policy.
workmall.com /wfb2001/czech_republic/czech_republic_history_beness_foreign_policy.html   (368 words)

  
 benes Coat of Arms, Family Crest
benes is a name that began among the Picts, a tribe in ancient Scotland.
The benes family lived in the lands of Balneaves in the parish of Kinkell in Angus.
The name is a topographic or local surname, which was given to a family who held a barony or lands, had houses, manors or estates in the area.
www.houseofnames.com /coatofarms_details.asp?sId=&s=benes   (1082 words)

  
 EDUARD BENES
On October 5, 1938, Benes resigned as President of Czecho-Slovakia as a "political necessity" and left for London.
Due to the firm and determined stand taken by the Slovak patriots who constituted this council, and their countless followers, Benes is the nominal head of the Republic and the National Council is the actual governing body of Slovakia.
Similarly, the Pact of Kosice approved by Benes in early May of 1945 when, en route from Moscow to Prague, he re-entered the country from the east and stopped at Kosice -- is bottomed on the famous "Bill of Rights".
www.iarelative.com /nss1946/benes.htm   (1676 words)

  
 Mike Huss: Andy Benes Returns...
Benes returned to the Red Birds last week by signing a free agent contract.
The net result: Benes became the opening day starter for the expansion Arizona Diamondbacks in their first ever game in the Spring of 1998.
Benes exercised a clause in his contract and opted for free agency.
www.stlsports.com /articles/mh.1.00.benes.html   (819 words)

  
 W.W.II.: Unusual and scarce autograph by Dr. Eduard Benes. Postal History and History general - col6083
Benes took up journalism for a livelihood and wrote articles for a paper in Prague.
On October 5, 1938, Benes resigned as President of Czecho-Slovakia as a "political necessity" and left for London.
On December 11, 1940, the Czecho-Slovak State Council was formed in London, with Dr. Benes as President.
www.rubylane.com /shops/curioshop/item/col6083   (494 words)

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