Theo Heemskerk

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Theo Heemskerk
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Theo Heemskerk in 1927
Prime Minister of the Netherlands
In office
12 February 1908 – 29 August 1913
MonarchWilhelmina
Preceded byTheo de Meester
Succeeded byPieter Cort van der Linden
Member of the Council of State
In office
1 October 1913 – 9 September 1918
Vice PresidentJoan Röell
(1913–1914)
Wilhelmus van Leeuwen
(1914–1918)
Minister of Justice
In office
9 September 1918 – 4 September 1925
Prime MinisterCharles Ruijs de
Beerenbrouck
Preceded byBastiaan Ort
Succeeded byJan Schokking
In office
18 January 1913 – 29 August 1913
Prime MinisterTheo Heemskerk
Preceded byRobert Regout
Succeeded byBastiaan Ort
In office
11 May 1910 – 7 June 1910
Ad interim
Prime MinisterTheo Heemskerk
Preceded byAnton Nelissen
Succeeded byRobert Regout
Minister of the Interior
In office
12 February 1908 – 29 August 1913
Prime MinisterTheo Heemskerk
Preceded byPieter Rink
Succeeded byPieter Cort van der Linden
Minister of Colonial Affairs
In office
12 February 1908 – 20 May 1908
Ad interim
Prime MinisterTheo Heemskerk
Preceded byDirk Fock
Succeeded byAlexander Idenburg
Parliamentary leader in the
House of Representatives
In office
16 September 1925 – 17 September 1929
Preceded byVictor Henri Rutgers
Succeeded byHendrikus Colijn
In office
22 September 1903 – 12 February 1908
Preceded byJan van Alphen
Succeeded byAbraham Kuyper
Parliamentary groupAnti-Revolutionary Party
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
15 September 1925 – 12 June 1932
In office
25 July 1922 – 18 September 1922
In office
7 September 1901 – 12 February 1908
In office
19 June 1894 – 21 September 1897
In office
25 April 1893 – 20 March 1894
In office
1 May 1888 – 15 September 1891
Parliamentary groupAnti-Revolutionary Party
Personal details
Born
Theodorus Heemskerk

(1852-07-20)20 July 1852
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died12 June 1932(1932-06-12) (aged 79)
Utrecht, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Political partyAnti-Revolutionary Party
Spouse(s)
Maria Hartsen
(m. 1881; her death 1886)

Lydia von Zaremba
(m. 1891; his death 1932)
Children2 daughters and 1 son
(first marriage)
2 sons and 2 daughters
(second marriage)
FatherJan Heemskerk (1818–1897)
Alma materPolytechnic School
(Bachelor of Engineering)
Leiden University
(Bachelor of Laws, Master of Laws)
OccupationPolitician · Civil servant · Jurist · Lawyer

Theodorus "Theo" Heemskerk (20 July 1852 – 12 June 1932) was a Dutch politician of the Anti-Revolutionary Party (ARP) who served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 12 February 1908 until 29 August 1913.[1]

Heemskerk is particularly known as the founder of the Dutch poverty and vaccination laws. His father Jan Heemskerk also served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands.

Decorations[edit]

Honours
Ribbon bar Honour Country Date Comment
NLD Order of Orange-Nassau - Knight Grand Cross BAR.png Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Orange-Nassau Netherlands 10 October 1913
NLD Order of the Dutch Lion - Commander BAR.png Commander of the Order of the Netherlands Lion Netherlands 27 August 1926
Ribbon bar Honour Country Date Comment
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Minister of State Netherlands 27 August 1926 Style of Excellency

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Heemskerk, Theodorus (1852-1932)" (in Dutch). Huygens ING. 12 November 2013. Retrieved 8 February 2019.

External links[edit]

Official
House of Representatives of the Netherlands
New district Member for Ridderkerk
1888–1891
Succeeded by
Arie Smit
Preceded by
Walle Melis Oppedijk
Member for Harlingen
1893–1894
Succeeded by
Abraham Bouman
Preceded by
Willem Brantsen van de Zijp
Member for Sneek
1894–1897
Succeeded by
Jan van Gilse
Preceded by
Bernardus Heldt
Member for Amsterdam VII
1901–1905
Succeeded by
Cornelis Blooker
Preceded by
Alexander van Löben Sels
Member for Sliedrecht
1905–1908
Succeeded by
Jan van der Molen
Political offices
Preceded by
Pieter Rink
Minister of the Interior
1908–1913
Succeeded by
Pieter Cort van der Linden
Preceded by
Theo de Meester
Prime Minister of the Netherlands
1913–1918
Preceded by
Dirk Fock
Minister of Colonial Affairs
Ad interim

1908
Succeeded by
Alexander Idenburg
Preceded by
Anton Nelissen
Minister of Justice
1910
Ad interim
1913
1918–1925
Succeeded by
Robert Regout
Preceded by
Robert Regout
Succeeded by
Bastiaan Ort
Preceded by
Bastiaan Ort
Succeeded by
Jan Schokking