Jules de Trooz

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Jules de Trooz
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18th Prime Minister of Belgium
In office
2 May 1907 – 31 December 1907
MonarchLeopold II
Preceded byPaul de Smet de Naeyer
Succeeded byFrans Schollaert
Personal details
Born(1857-02-21)21 February 1857
Leuven, Belgium
Died31 December 1907(1907-12-31) (aged 50)
Brussels, Belgium
Political partyCatholic Party

Jules Henri Ghislain Marie, Baron de Trooz (21 February 1857 – 31 December 1907) was a Belgian Catholic Party politician.

De Trooz was born in Leuven, and had studied philosophy before entering politics. He represented Leuven in the Belgian Chamber of People's Representatives from 1899 onwards, serving as Education and Interior minister. In 1907 he became the 18th Prime Minister of Belgium, retaining the Interior portfolio.

He was the second Belgian Prime Minister to die in office, after Barthélémy de Theux de Meylandt.



Political offices
Preceded by
Paul de Smet de Naeyer
Prime Minister of Belgium
Succeeded by
Frans Schollaert