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The Second Colijn cabinet was the cabinet of the Netherlands from 26 May 1933 until 31 July 1935. The cabinet was formed by the political parties Roman Catholic State Party (RKSP), Anti-Revolutionary Party (ARP), Christian Historical Union (CHU), Liberal State Party (LSP) and the Free-thinking Democratic League (VDB) after the election of 1933. The centre-right cabinet was a majority government in the House of Representatives. It was the second of five cabinets of Hendrikus Colijn, the Leader of the Anti-Revolutionary Party as Prime Minister.[1][2][3][4][5]

Second Colijn cabinet
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33rd cabinet of the Netherlands
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The first meeting of the Second Colijn cabinet on 26 May 1933
Date formed26 May 1933 (1933-05-26)
Date dissolved31 July 1935 (1935-07-31)
(Demissionary from 23 July 1935 (1935-07-23))
People and organisations
Head of stateQueen Wilhelmina
Head of governmentHendrikus Colijn
Deputy head of governmentJosef van Schaik (Unofficially)
No. of ministers11
Ministers removed
(Death/resignation/dismissal)
4
Total no. of ministers13
Member partyRoman Catholic
State Party

(RKSP)
Anti-Revolutionary Party
(ARP)
Christian Historical Union
(CHU)
Liberal State Party
(LSP)
Free-thinking
Democratic League

(VDB)
Status in legislatureCentre-right Majority government
Opposition partySocial Democratic
Workers' Party
Opposition leaderWillem Albarda
History
Election(s)1933
Legislature term(s)1933–1937
PredecessorThird Ruijs de
Beerenbrouck cabinet
SuccessorThird Colijn cabinet
The Members of the Second Colijn cabinet after the installation at Noordeinde Palace on 26 May 1933.

Cabinet MembersEdit

Ministers Title/Ministry Term of office Party
  Dr.
Hendrikus Colijn
(1869–1944)
Prime Minister 26 May 1933 –
10 August 1939
Anti-Revolutionary Party
Minister Colonial Affairs 26 May 1933 –
24 June 1937
  Jacob Adriaan
de Wilde

(1879–1956)
Minister Interior 26 May 1933 –
24 June 1937
Anti-Revolutionary Party
  Jonkheer
Andries Cornelis
Dirk de Graeff

(1872–1957)
Minister Foreign Affairs 26 May 1933 –
24 June 1937
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
  Pieter Oud
(1886–1968)
Minister Finance 26 May 1933 –
24 June 1937
Free-thinking
Democratic League
  Josef van Schaik
(1882–1962)
Minister Justice 26 May 1933 –
24 June 1937
Roman Catholic
State Party
  Timotheus Verschuur
(1886–1945)
Minister Economic Affairs and
Labour
1 May 1932 –
8 June 1933
[Retained]
Roman Catholic
State Party
Economic Affairs 8 June 1933 –
17 April 1934
[Res]
  Dr.
Hendrikus Colijn
(1869–1944)
17 April 1934 –
25 June 1934
[Ad interim]
Anti-Revolutionary Party
  Max Steenberghe
(1899–1972)
25 June 1934 –
6 June 1935
[Res]
Roman Catholic
State Party
  Dr.
Henri Gelissen
(1895–1982)
6 June 1935 –
2 September 1935
Roman Catholic
State Party
  Dr.
Laurentius Nicolaas
Deckers

(1883–1978)
Minister Defence 10 August 1929 –
2 September 1935
[Retained]
Roman Catholic
State Party
  Dr.
Jan Rudolph Slotemaker
de Bruïne

(1869–1941)
Minister Social Affairs 8 June 1933 –
31 July 1935
Christian Historical Union
  Henri Marchant
(1869–1956)
Minister Education, Arts
and Sciences
26 May 1933 –
18 May 1935
[Res]
Free-thinking
Democratic League
  Dr.
Jan Rudolph Slotemaker
de Bruïne

(1869–1941)
18 May 1935 –
25 July 1939
Christian Historical Union
  Jacob Kalff
(1869–1935)
Minister Water Management 26 May 1933 –
13 January 1935
[Died]
Liberal State Party
  Dr.
Hendrikus Colijn
(1869–1944)
13 January 1935 –
15 March 1935
[Ad interim]
Anti-Revolutionary Party
  Jonkheer
Otto van Lidth
de Jeude

(1881–1952)
15 March 1935 –
24 June 1937
Liberal State Party
Source: (in Dutch) Parlement & Politiek
Retained Retained this position from the previous cabinet.
Res Resigned.
Ad interim Served ad interim.
Died Died in office.

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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