The Allies recognized the new country of Czechoslovakia on October 28, 1918 and Tomáš Masaryk was elected the first president, serving till 1935, when Eduard Beneš succeeded him. Štefánik had tragically been killed in a plane crash at the Bratislava airport on May 4, 1919. He was buried in his home town of Košariská where a tomb was built in his honour in 1928 atop Bradlo Hill. He had spent many hours on this hill studying the stars in his early vocation as an astronomer. The Slovak community of Bradlo near Hearst was named after his final resting place.
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