Florián Tománek in the Liberty Party (1946 – 1947)
Author: Olexák Peter
Source: Studia Historica Nitriensia, year: 2018, vol.: 22, number: 2, pages: 362-381
Abstract: The Catholic priest and deputy Florián Tománek (1877 – 1948) can be regarded as one of the figureheads that, after World War II, spearheaded Political Catholicism. He is an example mirroring the political life in Slovakia at his lifetime. His political dedication for the Liberty Party (Strana slobody) can be considered as one the interesting moments of his personal life, but serves also as an example for the zeitgeist after World War II that had been shaped by a reshuffling of the political forces in the renewed Czecho-Slovakia. The intention of this paper is to explore relevant sources to reconstruct his part in the set-up of the post-World War Political Catholicism and to highlight his contributions for and his role in the Liberty Party (Strana slobody).
Key words: FLORIÁN TOMÁNEK; LIBERTY PARTY; (STRANA SLOBODY) ELECTIONS; 1946;
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