Joop Haex

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Joop Haex
Joop Haex 1963 (1).jpg
Joop Haex in 1963
State Secretary for Defence
In office
18 April 1967 – 6 July 1971
Prime MinisterPiet de Jong
Preceded byGerard Peijnenburg
Succeeded byAdri van Es
In office
14 August 1963 – 14 April 1965
Prime MinisterVictor Marijnen
Preceded byMichael Calmeyer
Succeeded byGerard Peijnenburg
Personal details
Born
Joseph Constant Eugène Haex

(1911-11-24)24 November 1911
Maastricht, Netherlands
Died14 April 2002(2002-04-14) (aged 90)
Wassenaar, Netherlands
Political partyChristian Democratic Appeal
(from 1980)
Other political
affiliations
Democratic Socialists '70
(1971–1975)
Christian Historical Union
(1963–1971, 1975–1980)
Spouse
Françoise Molière
(m. 1939; died 1989)
Alma materRoyal Military Academy
OccupationPolitician · Army Officer · Corporate director · Nonprofit director
Military service
Allegiance Netherlands
Branch/serviceRoyal Netherlands Army
Years of service1935–1963 (Active duty)
1963–1971 (Reserve)
RankNl-landmacht-luitenant generaal.svg Lieutenant general
Battles/warsWorld War II

Joseph Constant Eugène "Joop" Haex (24 November 1911 – 14 April 2002) was a Dutch politician of the defunct Christian Historical Union (CHU) now merged into the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA), an army officer and lieutenant general of the Royal Netherlands Army he served during World War II and the post-war years.[1]

Decorations[edit]

Military decorations
Ribbon bar Decoration Country Date Comment
Oorlogsherinneringskruis 1940-1945.gif War Memorial Cross Netherlands 5 May 1946
Ribbon of the Mobilisatie-Oorlogskruis 1939-1945.gif Mobilisation War Cross Netherlands 1 June 1945
Officierskruis baton.png Distinction sign for Long-term, Honest and Loyal Service Netherlands 14 August 1963 Honorable discharge
Honours
Ribbon bar Honour Country Date Comment
NLD Order of the Dutch Lion - Knight BAR.png Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion Netherlands 20 April 1965
Order of Orange-Nassau ribbon - Commander.svg Commander of the Order of Orange-Nassau Netherlands 17 July 1971 Elevated from Officer (1 September 1966)

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Dutch) Oud-staatssecretaris Joop Haex overleden De Nederlandse Grondwet

External links[edit]

Official
Political offices
Preceded by State Secretary for Defence
1963–1965
1967–1971
Served alongside:
Adri van Es (1963–1971)
Willem den Toom (1963–1965)
Bob Duynstee (1967–1971)
Succeeded by
Preceded by Succeeded by