He is associated with Thomas Garrigue Masaryk, Robert W. Seton-Watson and Oszkár Jászi. Beneš was th owner of the Bécsi Magyar Újsag.

Beneš and Freemasonry

“The Czechoslovak head of state, who was a prominent Freemason, resigned his office immediately after the Munich humiliation and went into exile to London, taking along with him the National Grand Lodge of Czechoslovakia, which was given a fraternal asylum by the United Grand Lodge of England and was allowed to meet at Great Queen Street during of World War 2.”1

“Beneš belonged to Ian Amos Komensky Lodge No.1, Prague.”


  1. https://freimaurer-wiki.de/index.php/En:Grand_Lodge_of_the_Czech_Republik