Johan Rudolph Thorbecke

Politician

1798 – 1872

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Who was Johan Rudolph Thorbecke?

Johan Rudolph Thorbecke was a Dutch politician and statesman of Liberal signature, one of the most important Dutch politicians of the 19th century.

In 1848 he virtually singlehandedly drafted the revision of the Constitution of the Netherlands, giving less power to the king, and more to the States-General of the Netherlands.

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Born
Jan 14, 1798
Zwolle
Also known as
  • Johan Rudolf Thorbecke
Spouses
Religion
  • Lutheranism
Nationality
  • Netherlands
Profession
Education
  • Leiden University
Died
Jun 4, 1872
The Hague

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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