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Joseph Bech

1887 - 1975

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Joseph Bech (17 February 1887 – 8 March 1975) was a Luxembourgish politician and lawyer. He was the 15th Prime Minister of Luxembourg, serving for eleven years, from 16 July 1926 to 5 November 1937. He returned to the position after World War II, and served for another four years, from 29 December 1953 until 29 March 1958. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Bech has received more than 87,244 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Joseph Bech is the 5,715th most popular politician (down from 5,409th in 2019), the 16th most popular biography from Luxembourg and the 8th most popular Luxembourger Politician.

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Among politicians, Joseph Bech ranks 5,715 out of 15,577Before him are Shahrokh Shah, Athanagild, Al-Mustansir Billah, Countess Louise Henriette of Nassau, Tigranes III, and Zhang Chunqiao. After him are Jean-Claude Duvalier, Abd al-Hafid of Morocco, Maria Komnene, Queen of Jerusalem, Pacorus II, Cao Zhang, and Bolesław V the Chaste.

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Among people born in 1887, Joseph Bech ranks 80Before him are Josef Čapek, Giovanni Gronchi, Vasily Chapayev, Leonard Bloomfield, George, Crown Prince of Serbia, and Sivananda Saraswati. After him are Tetsu Katayama, Wilhelm Kube, François Faber, Roscoe Arbuckle, Mario Roatta, and Korechika Anami. Among people deceased in 1975, Joseph Bech ranks 59Before him are Ivan Maisky, Hans Bellmer, Marguerite Perey, Gunnar Gunnarsson, Eugen Fink, and Walker Evans. After him are Al Lettieri, Guy Mollet, Per Wahlöö, Franz Six, Lyubov Orlova, and William A. Wellman.

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In Luxembourg

Among people born in Luxembourg, Joseph Bech ranks 16 out of 79Before him are Jacques Santer (1937), Ernst von Mansfeld (1580), Gaston Thorn (1928), Hugo Gernsback (1884), Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (1894), and Edward Steichen (1879). After him are Charly Gaul (1932), Nicolas Frantz (1899), Josy Barthel (1927), Hermann von François (1856), Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Hohenberg (1922), and Xavier Bettel (1973).

Among POLITICIANS In Luxembourg

Among politicians born in Luxembourg, Joseph Bech ranks 8Before him are John of Bohemia (1296), Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (1896), Jean-Claude Juncker (1954), Jacques Santer (1937), Gaston Thorn (1928), and Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (1894). After him are Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Hohenberg (1922), Xavier Bettel (1973), Michel Théato (1878), Jacques Poos (1935), Viviane Reding (1951), and Jean Asselborn (1949).