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Joseph Pholien

1884 - 1968

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Joseph Clovis Louis Marie Emmanuel Pholien (28 December 1884 – 4 January 1968) was a Belgian Catholic politician and member of the PSC-CVP. He was born in Liège, and volunteered to serve with the Belgian army during World War I, being commissioned as a first lieutenant. He was the minister of Justice under Paul-Henri Spaak from May 1938 to February 1939 and was the prime minister of Belgium from 16 August 1950 to 15 January 1952. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Pholien has received more than 26,455 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Joseph Pholien is the 14,171st most popular politician (down from 11,439th in 2019), the 588th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 482nd in 2019) and the 119th most popular Belgian Politician.

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Among politicians, Joseph Pholien ranks 14,171 out of 15,577Before him are H. A. R. Gibb, Djedkhonsuefankh, Ranasinghe Premadasa, José María Carreño, Tom Thabane, and Abdul Qadir al-Badri. After him are Franco Frattini, Els Borst, Gustavo Petro, Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, Jean Vallée, and William Neville, 1st Earl of Kent.

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Among people born in 1884, Joseph Pholien ranks 166Before him are Kostas Varnalis, Albert Londres, León Felipe, George Underwood, Axel Norling, and Mia May. After him are Giannino Castiglioni, Eugene Znosko-Borovsky, Otto Froitzheim, Molla Mallory, Fumio Gotō, and Sergey Gorodetsky. Among people deceased in 1968, Joseph Pholien ranks 174Before him are Alfredo Foglino, Branislav Sekulić, Verner Weckman, Enoch L. Johnson, Johann Horvath, and Giuseppe Enrici. After him are Antonio Pesenti, Franco Riccardi, Eivar Widlund, Leo Sexton, Luigi Cevenini, and Eben Dönges.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Joseph Pholien ranks 588 out of 1,019Before him are Thomas Meunier (1991), Paul Deman (1889), Patrick Nève (1949), Johan De Muynck (1948), Yannick Carrasco (1993), and Arthur Legat (1898). After him are Jean Vallée (1941), Françoise Mallet-Joris (1930), Jules Renkin (1862), Aimé Haegeman (1861), Paul van Ostaijen (1896), and Jacob van Maerlant (1235).

Among POLITICIANS In Belgium

Among politicians born in Belgium, Joseph Pholien ranks 119Before him are Edmond Leburton (1915), Charles de Broqueville (1860), Jean Van Houtte (1907), Hubert Pierlot (1883), Albert Joseph Goblet d'Alviella (1790), and Felix de Muelenaere (1793). After him are Jean Vallée (1941), Jules Renkin (1862), Théo Lefèvre (1914), Willy De Clercq (1927), Reginar IV, Count of Mons (null), and Georges Theunis (1873).