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Josef Korčák

Josef Korčák
3rd Prime Minister of the Czech Socialist Republic
In office
28 January 1970 – 20 March 1987
Preceded byJosef Kempný
Succeeded byLadislav Adamec
Personal details
Born (1921-12-17) 17 December 1921 (age 96)
Holštejn, Czechoslovakia
Political partyKSČ

Josef Korčák (17 December 1921 – 5 October 2008) was a Czech politician who served as a Prime Minister of the Czech Socialist Republic from 1970 to 1987.[1] He was the longest serving Czech Prime Minister.[2]

Biography

He was born in Holštejn. He became methal turner. He worked in Brno armory form 1937 to 1948. In 1948 he became active in politics.

He became Prime Minister in 1970 when he replaced Josef Kempný. He remained in this position until 1987 when he was replaced by Ladislav Adamec. Kočák was excluded from KSČ in 1990.[3] He died in 2008.

References

  1. ^ Vlček, Tomáš. "Josef KORČÁK: TOTALITA". www.totalita.cz. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Československo a Česko - oficiální název státu, prezidenti a premiéři, výsledky voleb (Petr Daubner)". Skompasem.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 14 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Josef Korčák Vláda ČR". www.vlada.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 14 June 2017.