Mackay cabinet

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Mackay cabinet
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20st cabinet of the Netherlands
Date formed 21 April 1888 (1888-04-21)
Date dissolved 21 August 1891 (1891-08-21)
(Demissionary from 9 July 1891 (1891-07-09))
People and organisations
Head of state King William III (1888–1890)
Queen Wilhelmina (1890–1891)
Head of government Aeneas Mackay
No. of ministers 8
Ministers removed
(Death/resignation/dismissal)
2
Total no. of ministers 10
Member party Anti-Revolutionary Party
(ARP)
Independent Catholics
(Ind. C.)
Independent Protestants
(Ind. P.)
Status in legislature Centre-right Majority government
Opposition party Liberal Union
Opposition leader Hendrik Goeman Borgesius
History
Election(s) 1888 election
Outgoing election 1891 election
Legislature term(s) 1888–1891
Predecessor J. Heemskerk cabinet
Successor Van Tienhoven cabinet
Azure, billetty Or a lion with a coronet Or armed and langued Gules holding in his dexter paw a sword Argent hilted Or and in the sinister paw seven arrows Argent pointed and bound together Or. [The seven arrows stand for the seven provinces of the Union of Utrecht.] The shield is crowned with the (Dutch) royal crown and supported by two lions Or armed and langued gules. They stand on a scroll Azure with the text (Or) "Je Maintiendrai" (French for "I will maintain".)
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The Mackay cabinet was the cabinet of the Netherlands from 21 April 1888 until 21 August 1891. The cabinet was formed by the Anti-Revolutionary Party (ARP), Independent Catholics (Ind. C.) and Independent Protestants (Ind. P.) after the election of 1888. The centre-right cabinet was a majority government in the House of Representatives. Aeneas Mackay of the Anti-Revolutionary Party was Prime Minister.

Cabinet Members

Ministers Title/Ministry Term of office Party
Aeneas Mackay Baron
Aeneas Mackay
(1838–1909)
Prime Minister 21 April 1888 –
21 August 1891
Anti-Revolutionary Party
Minister Interior 21 April 1888 –
24 February 1890
[Appt]
Alexander de Savornin Lohman Jonkheer
Alexander de
Savornin Lohman

(1837–1924)
24 February 1890 –
21 August 1891
Anti-Revolutionary Party
Cornelis Hartsen Jonkheer
Cornelis Hartsen
(1823–1895)
Minister Foreign Affairs 21 April 1888 –
21 August 1891
Independent
Conservative

(Liberal Conservative)
Karel Antonie Godin de Beaufort Jonkheer
Karel Antonie
Godin de Beaufort

(1850–1921)
Minister Finance 21 April 1888 –
21 August 1891
Anti-Revolutionary Party
Netherlands politic personality icon.svg Jonkheer
Gustave Ruijs de
Beerenbrouck

(1842–1926)
Minister Justice 21 April 1888 –
21 August 1892
Independent
Christian Democrat

(Conservative Catholic)
Jacob Havelaar Jacob Havelaar
(1840–1918)
Minister Water Management,
Commerce and Industry
21 April 1888 –
21 August 1891
Anti-Revolutionary Party
Johannes Bergansius Major general
Johannes Bergansius
(1836–1913)
Minister War 21 April 1888 –
21 August 1891
Independent
Christian Democrat

(Catholic)
Hendrik Dyserinck Rear admiral
Hendrik Dyserinck
(1838–1906)
Minister Navy 21 April 1888 –
31 March 1891
[Res]
Independent
Conservative

(Liberal Conservative)
Gerhardus Kruys Rear admiral
Gerhardus Kruys
(1846–1916)
31 March 1891 –
21 August 1891
Independent
Christian Democrat

(Protestant)
Levinus Keuchenius Levinus Keuchenius
(1822–1893)
Minister Colonial Affairs 21 April 1888 –
24 February 1890
[Res]
Anti-Revolutionary Party
Aeneas Mackay Baron
Aeneas Mackay
(1838–1909)
24 February 1890 –
21 August 1891
Anti-Revolutionary Party
Source: (in Dutch) Parlement & Politiek
Res Resigned.
Appt Appointment: Aeneas Mackay appointed as Minister of Colonial Affairs.

References

External links

Official
  • (in Dutch) Kabinet-Mackay Parlement & Politiek
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