Julius Christiaan van Oven

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Julius Christiaan van Oven
Oven, Prof. Mr. J. Chr. van - SFA007000348.jpg
Julius Christiaan van Oven in 1956
Minister of the Interior
In office
7 July 1956 – 13 October 1956
Ad interim
Prime MinisterWillem Drees
Preceded byLouis Beel
Succeeded byKo Suurhoff (Ad interim)
Minister of Justice
In office
15 February 1956 – 13 October 1956
Prime MinisterWillem Drees
Preceded byLouis Beel (Ad interim)
Succeeded byIvo Samkalden
Personal details
Julius Christiaan van Oven

(1881-11-17)17 November 1881
Dordrecht, Netherlands
Died16 March 1963(1963-03-16) (aged 81)
Leiden, Netherlands
Political partyLabour Party (from 1946)
Other political
Democratic League

(until 1946)
Maria van Doorn
(m. 1909; her death 1957)
Children3 sons and 2 daughters
Alma materUniversity of Amsterdam
(Bachelor of Laws, Master of Laws, Doctor of Philosophy)
OccupationPolitician · Jurist · Lawyer · Researcher · Historian · Author · Editor · Academic administrator · Professor

Julius Christiaan van Oven (17 November 1881 – 16 March 1963) was a Dutch politician of the Labour Party (PvdA).[1]


Ribbon bar Honour Country Date Comment
NLD Order of the Dutch Lion - Knight BAR.png Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion Netherlands 15 May 1952
NLD Order of Orange-Nassau - Commander BAR.png Commander of the Order of Orange-Nassau Netherlands 3 November 1956


  1. ^ (in Dutch) "Oven, Julius Christiaan van (1881-1963)". Huygens ING. 12 November 2013. Retrieved 4 February 2019.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Louis Beel
Minister of Justice
Succeeded by
Ivo Samkalden
Minister of the Interior
Ad interim

Succeeded by
Ko Suurhoff
Ad interim
Academic offices
Preceded by
Rudolph Cleveringa
Rector Magnificus of the
Leiden University

Succeeded by
Cornelis Berg