Leo de Block

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Leo de Block
Leo de Block 1967 (1).jpg
Leo de Block in 1967
Minister of Economic Affairs
In office
5 April 1967 – 7 January 1970
Prime MinisterPiet de Jong
Preceded byJoop Bakker
Succeeded byJohan Witteveen (Ad interim)
State Secretary for Transport
and Water Management
In office
22 November 1966 – 5 April 1967
Prime MinisterJelle Zijlstra
Preceded bySiep Posthumus
Succeeded byMike Keyzer
State Secretary for Foreign Affairs
In office
3 September 1963 – 5 April 1967
Serving with Isaäc Nicolaas
Diepenhorst
(1963–1965)
Max van der Stoel (1965–1966)
Prime Minister
Preceded byHans van Houten
Succeeded byHans de Koster
Personal details
Born
Leo de Block

(1904-08-14)14 August 1904
The Hague, Netherlands
Died4 January 1988(1988-01-04) (aged 83)
The Hague, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Political partyChristian Democratic Appeal
(from 1980)
Other political
affiliations
Catholic People's Party
(until 1980)
Spouse(s)
Delphine van Lede
(m. 1944; his death 1988)
Children3 daughters
Alma materLeiden University
(Bachelor of Laws, Master of Laws)
OccupationPolitician · Civil servant · Economist · Businessman · Banker · Corporate director · Nonprofit director

Leo de Block (14 August 1904 – 4 January 1988) was a Dutch politician of the defunct Catholic People's Party (KVP) now merged into the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA).

Decorations[edit]

Honours
Ribbon bar Honour Country Date Comment
NLD Order of the Dutch Lion - Commander BAR.png Commander of the Order of the Netherlands Lion Netherlands 6 February 1970
NLD Order of Orange-Nassau - Commander BAR.png Commander of the Order of Orange-Nassau Netherlands 30 April 1984

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Official
Civic offices
Preceded by
Unknown
Director-General for
Industrialization of the
Ministry of Economic Affairs

1959–1960
Succeeded by
Unknown
Political offices
Preceded by
Hans van Houten
State Secretary for
Foreign Affairs

1963–1967
Served alongside:
Isaäc Nicolaas
Diepenhorst
(1963–1965)
Max van der Stoel (1965–1966)
Succeeded by
Hans de Koster
Preceded by
Siep Posthumus
State Secretary for Transport
and Water Management

1966–1967
Succeeded by
Mike Keyzer
Preceded by
Joop Bakker
Minister of Economic Affairs
1967–1970
Succeeded by
Johan Witteveen
Ad interim
Business positions
Preceded by
Unknown
CFO of KLM
1960–1963
Succeeded by
Unknown