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Beerenbrouck, Charles Joseph Maria Ruys de (Charles Joseph)

Born: 1873 AD
Died: 1936 AD, at 62 years of age.

Nationality: Dutch
Categories: Politician


1873 - Born on the 1st of December in Roermond.

1895 - Obtained his master's degree in law at the Leiden University.

1896 - He started his career as a lawyer in Maastricht.

1899 - Ruijs de Beerenbrouck became a member of the Maastricht City council.

1905-1918 - Elected as a member of parliament.

         - Ruijs de Beerenbrouck remained a city councillor and a member of parliament.

1918 - Governor of the provincie of Limburg.

         - On the 9th of September, he was appointed as Prime Minister of the Netherlands.

1925-1929 - Ruijs de Beerenbrouck was chairman of the Tweede Kamer.

1933 - Ordered the bombing of the navy cruiser "De Zeven Provinciën".

1936 - Died on the 17th of April in Utrecht.


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