Albert Devèze

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Albert Devèze
Born Albert Joseph Charles Devèze
(1881-06-06)6 June 1881
Ypres, Belgium
Died 28 November 1959(1959-11-28) (aged 78)
Brussels, Belgium
Nationality Belgium
Occupation politician

Albert Joseph Charles Devèze (French: [dəvɛz]; 6 June 1881 – 28 November 1959) was a Belgian liberal politician and minister. Devèze was a doctor in law and a lawyer. He was a liberal municipality Council member in Schaerbeek and in Ixelles and a member of parliament for the district of Brussels (1912–1939 and 1946–1958) and for the district of Verviers (1939–1946). Devèze was President of the Liberal Party in 1927-1932 and was a minister of defense (1920–1923, 1932–1936 and 1949–1950), vice prime-minister (1949–1950), minister of interior (1939–1940) and of economy (1946). In 1930, he became minister of state.

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