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
No. of ministers 8
Ministers removed
Member party Liberal Union
Independent Liberals
Status in legislature Right-wing Majority government
Opposition party Anti-Revolutionary Party
Opposition leader Abraham Kuyper (1894)
Election(s) 1891 election
Outgoing election 1891 election
Legislature term(s) 1891–1891
Predecessor Mackay cabinet
Successor Röell 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 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
Prime Minister 21 August 1891 –
21 March 1894

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

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

Minister Interior 21 August 1891 –
9 May 1894
Liberal Union
Nicolaas Pierson Nicolaas Pierson
Minister Finance 21 August 1891 –
9 May 1894
Liberal Union
Hendrik Jan Smidt Hendrik Jan Smidt
Minister Justice 21 August 1891 –
9 May 1894
Liberal Union
Cornelis Lely Cornelis Lely
Minister Water Management,
Commerce and Industry
21 August 1891 –
9 May 1894
Liberal Union
Lodewijk Seyffardt Colonel
Lodewijk Seyffardt
Minister War 21 August 1891 –
9 May 1894

(Social Liberal)
Joannes Coenraad Jansen Joannes Coenraad

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


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

External links

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