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 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 17,687 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Joseph Pholien is the 11,456th most popular politician (down from 10,389th in 2019), the 482nd most popular biography from Belgium (down from 382nd in 2019) and the 112th most popular Belgian Politician.

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Among politicians, Joseph Pholien ranks 11,456 out of 15,710Before him are Francisco Antonio Pinto, Eriba-Marduk, Nayib Bukele, Hailemariam Desalegn, Jean-Pierre Chevènement, and Alfrēds Rubiks. After him are Ibrahim Nasir, Qiao Shi, Paul Kummer, Ibrahim Babangida, Iuput II, and En-anna-tum I.

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Among people born in 1884, Joseph Pholien ranks 130Before him are Ture Rangström, Oliver Kirk, Zofia Nałkowska, Juhan Aavik, Billie Burke, and Solomon Lefschetz. After him are Adeodato Giovanni Piazza, Arthur Ransome, Ludowika Jakobsson, Samuel Berger, Ömer Seyfettin, and Konstantinos Tsaldaris. Among people deceased in 1968, Joseph Pholien ranks 132Before him are Ivan Pyryev, Fay Bainter, Ruth St. Denis, Mervyn Peake, Suraphol Sombatcharoen, and Ugo Frigerio. After him are Eben Dönges, Abel Bonnard, Dorothy Gish, Ludowika Jakobsson, Little Walter, and Lajos Csordás.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Joseph Pholien ranks 482 out of 899Before him are Arnold Badjou (1909), Paul-Émile Janson (1872), Marouane Fellaini (1987), Radja Nainggolan (1988), Willy Vandersteen (1913), and Felix de Muelenaere (1793). After him are Barthélémy de Theux de Meylandt (1794), Jean de Bie (1892), Matthias Schoenaerts (1977), Théo Lefèvre (1914), Sandra Kim (1972), and Jean Van Houtte (1907).

Among POLITICIANS In Belgium

Among politicians born in Belgium, Joseph Pholien ranks 112Before him are Albert Joseph Goblet d'Alviella (1790), Godfrey I, Count of Namur (1068), Jules Malou (1810), Jules Renkin (1862), Paul-Émile Janson (1872), and Felix de Muelenaere (1793). After him are Barthélémy de Theux de Meylandt (1794), Théo Lefèvre (1914), Jean Van Houtte (1907), Didier Reynders (1958), Georges Theunis (1873), and Jules de Burlet (1844).