(6 March 1904 Brno
– 25 March 1968 Brno
) was a Czechoslovak secret service officer
After World War II, during the summer of 1945, he organized persecutions and expulsions of Sudeten Germans, both in the Brünn death march and the Ústí massacre in which hundreds were killed. From 28 January 1951 until 10 November 1956, he was imprisoned. During the Prague Spring, Pokorný committed suicide.
- Karel Kaplan & František Svátek: Die politischen Säuberungen in der KPC. In Weber/Mählert: Terror – Stalinistische Parteisäuberungen 1936 – 1953. Schöning Verlag 1998, p. 546 ff.
- Jiřina Dvořáková: Bedřich Pokorný – vzestup a pád (PDF)