First Colijn cabinet

The First Colijn cabinet was the cabinet of the Netherlands from 4 August 1925 until 8 March 1926. The cabinet was formed by the political parties Roman Catholic State Party (RKSP), Anti-Revolutionary Party (ARP) and the Christian Historical Union (CHU) after the election of 1925. The centre-right cabinet was a majority government in the House of Representatives. It was the first of five cabinets of Hendrikus Colijn, the Leader of the Anti-Revolutionary Party as Prime Minister.[1][2][3][4][5]

First Colijn cabinet
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30th Cabinet of the Netherlands
Date formed4 August 1925 (1925-08-04)
Date dissolved8 March 1926 (1926-03-08)
(Demissionary from 11 November 1925 (1925-11-11))
People and organisations
Head of stateQueen Wilhelmina
Head of governmentHendrikus Colijn
Head of government's historyDirk Jan de Geer (Unofficially)
No. of ministers9
Member partyRoman Catholic
State Party

(RKSP)
Anti-Revolutionary Party
(ARP)
Christian Historical Union
(CHU)
Status in legislatureCentre-right Majority government
Opposition partySocial Democratic
Workers' Party
Opposition leaderJan Schaper (1925)
Willem Albarda (1925–1926)
History
Election(s)1925
Legislature term(s)1925–1929
PredecessorSecond Ruijs de Beerenbrouck cabinet
SuccessorFirst De Geer cabinet

Cabinet MembersEdit

Ministers Title/Ministry Term of office Party
  Hendrikus Colijn
(1869–1944)
Prime Minister 4 August 1925 –
8 March 1926
Anti-Revolutionary Party
Minister Finance 11 August 1923 –
8 March 1926
[Retained]
  Jonkheer
Dirk Jan de Geer
(1870–1960)
Minister Interior and
Agriculture
4 August 1925 –
8 March 1926
Christian Historical Union
  Dr.
Jonkheer
Herman van Karnebeek
(1874–1942)
Minister Foreign Affairs 9 September 1918 –
1 April 1927
[Retained]
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
  Jan Schokking
(1864–1941)
Minister Justice 4 August 1925 –
8 March 1926
Christian Historical Union
  Dr.
Dionysius Koolen
(1871–1945)
Minister Labour, Commerce
and Industry
4 August 1925 –
8 March 1926
Roman Catholic
State Party
  Johan Lambooij
(1874–1942)
Minister War 4 August 1925 –
8 March 1926
Roman Catholic
State Party
Navy
  Victor Henri Rutgers
(1877–1945)
Minister Education, Arts
and Sciences
4 August 1925 –
8 March 1926
Anti-Revolutionary Party
  Max Bongaerts
(1875–1959)
Minister Water Management 4 August 1925 –
8 March 1926
Roman Catholic
State Party
  Hendrikus Colijn
(1869–1944)
Minister Colonial Affairs 4 August 1925 –
1 October 1925
[Ad interim]
Anti-Revolutionary Party
  Charles Welter
(1880–1972)
1 October 1925 –
8 March 1926
Roman Catholic
State Party
Source: (in Dutch) Parlement & Politiek
Retained Retained this position from the previous cabinet.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Herman Langeveld (1998). Hendrikus Colijn 1869-1944 Deel II 1933-1944: Schipper naast God. Balans. p. 6. ISBN 9789460034480.
  2. ^ "Hendrikus Colijn (1869-1944) – Premier tijdens de crisisjaren 1930" (in Dutch). Historiek. 23 May 2017. Retrieved 10 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Colijn, Hendrikus (1869-1944)" (in Dutch). Resources Huygens. 10 July 2006. Retrieved 10 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Hendrikus Colijn" (in Dutch). Historisch Nieuwsblad. 10 November 2017. Retrieved 10 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Formeren kun je leren" (in Dutch). Historische Studievereniging Leiden. 22 March 2017. Retrieved 7 July 2018.

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