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Gijsbert van Tienhoven

Dutch Prime Minister

Died when: 73 years 240 days (883 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius


Gijsbert van Tienhoven

Gijsbert van Tienhoven (12 February 1841 – 10 October 1914) was a liberal Dutch politician.He started his political career in the municipal council and executive of Amsterdam, and served as mayor of Amsterdam from 1880 to 1891.

He spent one year in the House of Representatives and eleven years in the Senate before being appointed formateur after the 1891 general election.

For three years, he served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands and Minister of Foreign Affairs before his cabinet fell in 1894.

He also served as Queen's Commissioner of North Holland for fourteen years, between 1897 and 1911.

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