Jules de Burlet

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Jules de Burlet
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15th Prime Minister of Belgium
In office
26 March 1894 – 25 February 1896
MonarchLeopold II
Preceded byAuguste Marie François Beernaert
Succeeded byPaul de Smet de Naeyer
Personal details
Born(1844-04-10)10 April 1844
Ixelles, Belgium
Died1 March 1897(1897-03-01) (aged 52)
Nivelles, Belgium
Political partyCatholic Party

Jules Philippe Marie de Burlet (10 April 1844 – 1 March 1897) was a Belgian Catholic Party politician.

Born in Ixelles, de Burlet was educated as a lawyer. He practised law in Nivelles, where he made his home, and he served as mayor of the town from 1872 to 1891.

From 1884 he represented the Nivelles constituency in the Belgian Chamber of People's Representatives. In 1891 he became Interior minister and in 1894 he left the chamber and became a member of the Belgian Senate. At the same time he became the 15th Prime Minister of Belgium. On leaving office he was made an honorary Minister of State and served as Belgian ambassador to Portugal in 1896–1897.

He died in Nivelles in 1897.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Auguste Marie François Beernaert
Prime Minister of Belgium
Succeeded by
Paul de Smet de Naeyer