Kappeyne van de Coppello cabinet

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Kappeyne van de Coppello cabinet
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17th cabinet of the Netherlands
Date formed3 November 1877 (1877-11-03)
Date dissolved20 August 1879 (1879-08-20)
(Demissionary from 11 July 1879 (1879-07-11))
People and organisations
Head of stateKing William III
Head of governmentJan Kappeyne van
de Coppello
No. of ministers8
Ministers removed
(Death/resignation/dismissal)
2
Total no. of ministers10
Member partyIndependent Liberals
(Ind. Lib.)
Status in legislatureCentre-right Minority government
Opposition partyIndependent Catholics
Opposition leaderLeopold Haffmans
History
Election(s)1877 election
Outgoing election1879 election
Legislature term(s)1877–1879
PredecessorHeemskerk–Van Lynden van
Sandenburg cabinet
SuccessorVan Lynden van
Sandenburg cabinet
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The Kappeyne van de Coppello cabinet was the cabinet of the Netherlands from 3 November 1877 until 20 August 1879. The cabinet was formed by Independent Liberals after the election of 1877. The centre-right cabinet was a minority government in the House of Representatives. Independent Classical Liberal Jan Kappeyne van de Coppello was Prime Minister.

Cabinet Members[edit]

Ministers Title/Ministry Term of office Party
Jan Kappeyne van de Coppello Jan Kappeyne van
de Coppello

(1822–1895)
Prime Minister 3 November 1877 –
20 August 1879
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Minister Interior
Willem van Heeckeren van Kell Baron
Willem van Heeckeren
van Kell

(1815–1914)
Minister Foreign Affairs 3 November 1877 –
20 August 1879
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Johan Gleichman Johan Gleichman
(1834–1906)
Minister Finance 3 November 1877 –
20 August 1879
Independent
Liberal

(Conservative Liberal)
Hendrik Jan Smidt Hendrik Jan Smidt
(1831–1917)
Minister Justice 3 November 1877 –
20 August 1879
Independent
Liberal

(Conservative Liberal)
Johannes Tak van Poortvliet Johannes Tak
van Poortvliet

(1839–1904)
Minister Water Management,
Commerce and Industry
3 November 1877 –
20 August 1879
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Netherlands politic personality icon.svg Major
Jan Karel de Roo
van Alderwerelt

(1832–1878)
Minister War 3 November 1877 –
29 December 1878
[Died]
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Netherlands politic personality icon.svg Jonkheer
Captain
Hendrikus Wichers
(1831–1889)
29 December 1878 –
15 February 1879
[Ad interim]
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Jacobus den Beer Poortugael Major general
Jacobus den
Beer Poortugael

(1832–1913)
15 February 1879 –
20 August 1879
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Netherlands politic personality icon.svg Jonkheer
Captain
Hendrikus Wichers
(1831–1889)
Minister Navy 3 November 1877 –
20 August 1879
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Pieter Philip van Bosse Pieter Philip van Bosse
(1809–1879)
Minister Colonial Affairs 3 November 1877 –
21 February 1879
[Died]
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Netherlands politic personality icon.svg Jonkheer
Captain
Hendrikus Wichers
(1831–1889)
21 February 1879 –
12 March 1879
[Ad interim]
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Otto van Rees Otto van Rees
(1823–1892)
12 March 1879 –
20 August 1879
Independent
Liberal

(Conservative Liberal)
Source: (in Dutch) Parlement & Politiek
Ad interim Served ad interim.
Died Died in office.

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