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Bech, Joseph

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Born: 1887 AD
Died: 1975 AD, at 88 years of age.

Nationality: Luxembourger
Categories: Politician

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1887 - Born on the 17th of February is a Luxembourgian politician.

1921 - On the 15th of April, Bech was appointed to Émile Reuter's cabinet, holding the positions of Director-General for the Interior and Director General for Education.

1925 - Bech lost these positions, as the Party of the Right's was edged out of government by a coalition of all other parties, who formed the government under Pierre Prüm.

1926-1937 - Served as Prime Minister of Luxembourg.

1953-1958 - Served again as the seventeenth Prime Minister of Luxembourg.

1975 - Died on the 8th of March.

         - Bech is considered to be one of the 'Founding Fathers' of the European Community.

 

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