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Jo Cals

1914 - 1971

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Jozef Maria Laurens Theo "Jo" Cals (18 July 1914 – 30 December 1971) was a Dutch politician of the Catholic People's Party (KVP) and jurist who served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 14 April 1965 until 22 November 1966. Cals studied law at the Radboud University Nijmegen obtaining a Master of Laws degree and worked as a lawyer and prosecutor in Nijmegen from November 1940 until August 1948 and as researcher at his alma mater from February 1941 until May 1949. Cals also worked as a legal and economics teacher in Roermond from October 1943 until June 1945. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jo Cals has received more than 62,895 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Jo Cals is the 13,414th most popular politician (down from 11,992nd in 2019), the 662nd most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 579th in 2019) and the 103rd most popular Dutch Politician.

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Among politicians, Jo Cals ranks 13,414 out of 15,577Before him are Adad-shuma-iddina, Irakli Garibashvili, Edith of Wessex, Victor Marijnen, Sergey Kiriyenko, and Ramón Emeterio Betances. After him are Tomás Villalba, Mamadou Dia, Ulisses Correia e Silva, Kadashman-harbe I, Nnamdi Azikiwe, and Badri Patarkatsishvili.

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Among people born in 1914, Jo Cals ranks 250Before him are Giuseppe Baldo, Victor Sen Yung, Jack Parsons, Viljo Heino, Oscar Heisserer, and William Castle. After him are Elfriede Kaun, Julián Marías, R. A. Lafferty, Jack LaLanne, Kaisa Parviainen, and Hamo Sahyan. Among people deceased in 1971, Jo Cals ranks 148Before him are Carlos P. Garcia, Jacques Ochs, Jean Vilar, Juhan Smuul, Nikola Kotkov, and Gunnar Sköld. After him are Sofia Yablonska, Ramón Villeda Morales, Romeu Pellicciari, Emerich Vogl, Carl Blegen, and Tor Johnson.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Jo Cals ranks 662 out of 1,427Before him are Gerrit Voorting (1923), Max van der Stoel (1924), Aagje Deken (1741), Adrian Vandenberg (1954), Hans van Mierlo (1931), and Victor Marijnen (1917). After him are Kees Verkerk (1942), Gerben Karstens (1942), Thomas van Erpe (1584), Pim Doesburg (1943), Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn (1612), and Wim Jonk (1966).

Among POLITICIANS In Netherlands

Among politicians born in Netherlands, Jo Cals ranks 103Before him are Jan Jacob Rochussen (1797), Sigrid Kaag (1961), Ramon Dekkers (1969), Max van der Stoel (1924), Hans van Mierlo (1931), and Victor Marijnen (1917). After him are Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck (1873), Job Cohen (1947), Els Borst (1932), Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau (1968), Femke Halsema (1966), and Theo Heemskerk (1852).