Julius van Zuylen van Nijevelt

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Julius van Zuylen van Nijevelt
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12th Prime Minister of the Netherlands
In office
1 June 1866 – 4 June 1868
Monarch William III
Preceded by Isaäc Dignus Fransen van de Putte
Succeeded by Pieter Philip van Bosse
Personal details
Born Julius Philip Jacob Adriaan van Zuylen van Nijevelt
(1819-08-19)19 August 1819
Dommeldange, Luxembourg
Died 1 July 1894(1894-07-01) (aged 74)
The Hague, Netherlands
Spouse(s) Catherine Nixon
Children 5
Religion Dutch Reformed Church

Julius Philip Jacob Adriaan, count van Zuylen van Nijevelt (19 August 1819 – 1 July 1894) was a conservative Dutch politician.[1]

From 1855 till 1860 he served as Minister Resident in Istanbul, during which time he offered The Union Church of Istanbul to use the Dutch Chapel.[2][3]

Van Zuylen van Nijevelt served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands (chairman of the Council of Ministers) from 1866 to 1868. He also served as minister of Foreign Affairs from 1860 to 1861, and again from 1866 tot 1868.

He married in Scotland and had three sons and two daughters.[4]

A member of the prominent Rotterdam patrician (regenten) family of Van Zuylen van Nijevelt, he was a son of Pieter Hendrik van Zuylen van Nijevelt, a Dutch general who was present at the Battle of Waterloo, among others.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Baron van Hall
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Succeeded by
Baron van der Goes van Dirxland
Preceded by
Eppo Cremers
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Succeeded by
Joannes Josephus van Mulken
Dutch nobility
Preceded by
Philip Julius van Zuylen van Nijevelt
Count van Zuylen van Nijevelt
Succeeded by
Robert van Zuylen van Nijevelt