Barthélémy de Theux de Meylandt

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Barthélémy de Theux de Meylandt
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Prime Minister of Belgium
In office
7 December 1871 – 21 August 1874
Monarch Leopold II
Preceded by Jules d'Anethan
Succeeded by Jules Malou
In office
31 March 1846 – 12 August 1847
Monarch Leopold I
Preceded by Sylvain Van de Weyer
Succeeded by Charles Rogier
In office
4 August 1834 – 18 April 1840
Monarch Leopold I
Preceded by Albert Joseph Goblet d'Alviella
Succeeded by Joseph Lebeau
Personal details
Born (1794-02-26)26 February 1794
Sint-Truiden, Prince-Bishopric of Liège
(now Belgium)
Died 21 August 1874(1874-08-21) (aged 80)
Heusden, Belgium
Political party Catholic Party

Barthélemy Théodore, Count de Theux de Meylandt was a Belgian Roman Catholic politician. He was born in the castle of Schabroek in Sint-Truiden on 26 February 1794. The count died in Heusden, in the Meylandt Castle on 21 August 1874 in Belgium.

He was Minister of State (Belgium), a member of the National Congress, Belgium's fifth Prime Minister (1831–1832, 1834–1840, 1846–1847 & 1871–1874), Minister of Internal Affairs (1831–1832, 1834–1840 & 1846–1847) & Minister of Foreign Affairs (1836–1840).

He was the first Belgian Prime Minister to die in office.

Political offices
Preceded by
Albert Joseph Goblet d'Alviella
Prime Minister of Belgium
1834–1840
Succeeded by
Joseph Lebeau
Preceded by
Sylvain Van de Weyer
Prime Minister of Belgium
1846–1847
Succeeded by
Charles Rogier
Preceded by
Jules d'Anethan
Prime Minister of Belgium
1871–1874
Succeeded by
Jules Malou