Jean Duvieusart

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Belgian, Dutch, Luxembourger and Swiss politician

BelgianBorn Jean Duvieusart

Belgian Catholic politician

Born on April 10, 1900 in Frasnes-lez-Gosselies, Hainaut , Belgium

Died on October 11, 1977 in Charleroi, Hainaut , Belgium

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Jean Pierre Duvieusart (10 April 1900 – 10 October 1977) was a Belgian Catholic politician of the PSC-CVP who served as Prime Minister of Belgium from June to August in 1950.

Political career
Jean Duvieusart became a member of the Chamber of Representatives in 1944, serving until 1949, when he became a member of the Senate.
Duvieusart served as minister of Economic affairs (1947-1950 en 1952-1954).
In 1950 he served two months as the 36th Prime Minister of Belgium but he resigned after the abdication of King Leopold III.
He was president of the European Parliament (1964–1965).
He left the PSC in 1965 and became president of the Rassemblement wallon and the Front Démocratique des Bruxellois Francophones (FDF) (1968–1972).

Personal life
On 8 July 1930, Duvieusart married Blanche Dijon (18 November 1907 – 24 February 1984) and had three sons and one daughter, Philippe (born 1932), Léopold (born 1933), Étienne (born 1935) and Thérèse (1939).

See also
Royal Question, Belgium
Jean Duvieusart in ODIS - Online Database for Intermediary Structures


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