Jan de Quay

1901 - 1985

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Jan Eduard de Quay (26 August 1901 – 4 July 1985) was a Dutch politician of the defunct Catholic People's Party (KVP) now the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) party and psychologist who served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 19 May 1959 until 24 July 1963.De Quay studied Applied psychology and Literature at the Utrecht University obtaining Master of Psychology and Letters degree's followed by a postgraduate education in Clinical Psychology at the Stanford University obtaining an Master of Social Science degree and worked as a researcher and associate professor of Applied psychology at the University of Tilburg from September 1927 until August 1939 before finishing his thesis at his alma and graduated as a Doctor of Psychology in Applied psychology and worked as a professor of Applied psychology, business administration and business theory at the University of Tilburg from March 1933 until August 1939. De Quay also served as Rector Magnificus of the University from January 1938 until January 1939. During World War II De Quay was co-founder of the controversial Dutch Union in July 1940 but the organisation was disbanded by the German occupation authority in December 1941. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jan de Quay has received more than 41,292 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Jan de Quay is the 11,414th most popular politician (down from 10,697th in 2019), the 540th most popular biography from Netherlands and the 88th most popular Dutch Politician.

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Among politicians, Jan de Quay ranks 11,414 out of 15,710Before him are Hans Enoksen, Tithraustes, William Martin, Arturo Rawson, Ólafur Thors, and Meryibre Khety. After him are Andrei Zhelyabov, Andrey Lyapchev, Andronikos Komnenos, Segismundo Moret, Izmail Sreznevsky, and Gustavo Noboa.

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Among people born in 1901, Jan de Quay ranks 175Before him are Dmitry Lelyushenko, Agostinho Fortes Filho, Aleksandrs Čaks, Sergey Obraztsov, Ugo Frigerio, and Claude Aveline. After him are Michael Oakeshott, Elias Katz, Gaston Waringhien, Haj Ali Razmara, Florence Green, and Marie Luise Kaschnitz. Among people deceased in 1985, Jan de Quay ranks 133Before him are Taylor Caldwell, Ladislav Ženíšek, Julian Beck, Yusuf Lule, Francesca Bertini, and Gale Sondergaard. After him are George Murdock, Ana Mendieta, Jo Jones, Benjamin Markarian, E. B. White, and Mary Kenneth Keller.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Jan de Quay ranks 540 out of 1,209Before him are Wubbo Ockels (1946), Rie Mastenbroek (1919), Arie van Vliet (1916), Arie den Hartog (1941), Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer (1692), and Henk Groot (1938). After him are Nigel de Jong (1984), Michael Reiziger (1973), Jan Frederik Gronovius (1686), Simon Vestdijk (1898), Jan de Bray (1627), and Bart Bok (1906).

Among POLITICIANS In Netherlands

Among politicians born in Netherlands, Jan de Quay ranks 88Before him are Willem Schermerhorn (1894), Henri Alexis Brialmont (1821), Dirk Stikker (1897), Dirk Jan de Geer (1870), Henry Casimir I of Nassau-Dietz (1612), and Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer (1692). After him are Ramon Dekkers (1969), Max van der Stoel (1924), Jo Cals (1914), Jeroen Dijsselbloem (1966), Hans van Mierlo (1931), and Victor Marijnen (1917).