Prosper Poullet
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Prosper Poullet
Prosper Poullet
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26th Prime Minister of Belgium

17 June 1925 - 20 May 1926
MonarchAlbert I
Aloys Van de Vyvere
Henri Jaspar
President of the Chamber of Representatives

29 June 1917 - 10 December 1919
Frans Schollaert
Emile Brunet
Personal details
Born(1868-03-05)5 March 1868
Leuven, Belgium
Died3 December 1937(1937-12-03) (aged 69)
Leuven, Belgium
Political partyCatholic Party
Alma materCatholic University of Leuven

Prosper Antoine Marie Joseph, Viscount Poullet (5 March 1868 – 3 December 1937) was a Belgian politician.

Born in Leuven, Poullet studied law at the Catholic University of Leuven and was later a professor at the university. He was of member of K.A.V. Lovania Leuven, a catholic student fraternity associated with the Union of Catholic German Student Fraternities.

A successful politician, Poullet was a member of the Catholic Party and sat in the Belgian Chamber of Representatives. He frequently held ministerial office between 1911 and 1934, holding the Arts and Science portfolio from 1911 to 1918, Railways and Posts from 1919 to 1920, Interior Minister in 1924–1925 and 1932–1934, Economic affairs in 1925, Justice in 1925–1926 and War in 1926. He served as the 26th Prime Minister of Belgium in 1925–1926 and was named an honorary Minister of State on leaving office.

Private life

He was married to Maria de Monge, viscountess de Franeau (Louvain 1871-1953). .[1]

Honours

Political offices
Preceded by
Frans Schollaert
President of the Chamber of Representatives
1917-1919
Succeeded by
Emile Brunet
Preceded by
Aloys Van de Vyvere
Prime Minister of Belgium
1925-1926
Succeeded by
Henri Jaspar

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