Van Tienhoven cabinet

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Van Tienhoven cabinet
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21st cabinet of the Netherlands
Date formed 21 August 1891 (1891-08-21)
Date dissolved 9 May 1894 (1894-05-09)
(Demissionary from 24 April 1894 (1894-04-24))
People and organisations
Head of state Queen Wilhelmina
Head of government Gijsbert van Tienhoven
Deputy head of government Johannes Tak van Poortvliet
(Unofficially)
No. of ministers 8
Ministers removed
(Death/resignation/dismissal)
1
Member party Liberal Union
(LU)
Independent Liberals
(I)
Status in legislature Right-wing Majority government
Opposition party Anti-Revolutionary Party
Opposition leader Abraham Kuyper (1894)
History
Election(s) 1891 election
Outgoing election 1891 election
Legislature term(s) 1891–1891
Predecessor Mackay cabinet
Successor Röell cabinet
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The Van Tienhoven cabinet was the cabinet of the Netherlands from 21 August 1891 until 9 May 1894. The cabinet was formed by the Liberal Union (LU) and Independent Liberals (I) after the election of 1891. The right-wing cabinet was a majority government in the House of Representatives. Independent Classical Liberal Gijsbert van Tienhoven was Prime Minister.[1]

Cabinet Members

Ministers Title/Ministry Term of office Party
Gijsbert van Tienhoven Gijsbert van Tienhoven
(1841–1914)
Prime Minister 21 August 1891 –
21 March 1894
[Res]
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Minister Foreign Affairs
Joannes Coenraad Jansen Joannes Coenraad
Jansen

(1840–1925)
21 March 1894 –
9 May 1894
[Ad interim]
Liberal Union
Johannes Tak van Poortvliet Johannes Tak
van Poortvliet

(1839–1904)
Minister Interior 21 August 1891 –
9 May 1894
Liberal Union
Nicolaas Pierson Nicolaas Pierson
(1836–1909)
Minister Finance 21 August 1891 –
9 May 1894
Liberal Union
Hendrik Jan Smidt Hendrik Jan Smidt
(1831–1917)
Minister Justice 21 August 1891 –
9 May 1894
Liberal Union
Cornelis Lely Cornelis Lely
(1860–1945)
Minister Water Management,
Commerce and Industry
21 August 1891 –
9 May 1894
Liberal Union
Lodewijk Seyffardt Colonel
Lodewijk Seyffardt
(1840–1909)
Minister War 21 August 1891 –
9 May 1894
Independent
Liberal

(Social Liberal)
Joannes Coenraad Jansen Joannes Coenraad
Jansen

(1840–1925)
Minister Navy 21 August 1891 –
9 May 1894
Liberal Union
Willem van Dedem Baron
Willem van Dedem
(1839–1895)
Minister Colonial Affairs 21 August 1891 –
9 May 1894
Liberal Union
Source: (in Dutch) Parlement & Politiek

References

  1. ^ (in Dutch) "TIENHOVEN, Gijsbert van (1841-1914)". Resources Huygens. 12 November 2013. Retrieved 27 September 2018.

External links

Official
  • (in Dutch) Kabinet-Van Tienhoven Parlement & Politiek
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