Andrej Hlinka

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Birthday
27, 1864
Birthplace
Slovakia
Death Date
Aug 13, 1938 (73)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
27, 1864
Birthplace
Slovakia
Death Date
Aug 13, 1938 (73)

About

Catholic priest who was a hugely influential public activist in Slovakia before World War II.

Before Fame

He attended Spišská Kapitula and earned a theology degree.

Trivia

He was a member of Slovak National Council, joining in 1918, and signed the Martin declaration, which advocated a political union with the Czech nation.

Family Life

He was born in Černová, which is now part of Ružomberok.

Associated With

He and Jozef Tiso were Slovak politicians with hugely conflicting views.