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    Victor Thorn Prime Minister of Luxembourg Monarch Preceded by Succeeded by Personal details Born Died Political party
    In office February 24, 1916 – June 19, 1917
    Hubert Loutsch
    Léon Kauffman
    January 31, 1844 Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
    September 15, 1930(1930-09-15) (aged 86) Luxembourg, Luxembourg

    Victor Thorn (31 January 1844 – 15 September 1930) was a Luxembourgian politician. He was the 11th Prime Minister of Luxembourg, serving for one year, from February 24, 1916 until June 19, 1917.

    From 1885 to 1888 he was a member of the Council of State.

    From 1888 to 1892 he was Director-General (Minister) for Public Works in the Eyschen Ministry.

    In 1899 he became a Procureur général. In 1915 he was Minister for Justice and Public Works in the Mongenast Ministry. In 1916 the Loutsch Ministry, which had succeeded the Mongenast government, was forced to resign, having lost a confidence vote in the Chamber of Deputies.

    A month later, Victor Thorn formed a new government, in which the three major parties were represented. The main problem was to resolve the supply problems in the country, which had grown more and more severe due to the war. The government rationed foodstuffs, and put a cap on prices, which, however, resulted in a black market and led to tensions between the town and rural populations. In 1917 there was a strike in the Red Lands, which was suppressed by the German army. Finally the Chamber withdrew confidence in the agriculture minister Michel Welter, and the government fell with him.

    From 19 June 1917 until his death, Thorn was president of the Council of State. From 1921 to 1927 he was a permanent member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague.

    Hed died in 1930 in Luxembourg City.

    Political offices
    Preceded by Victor de Roebé Director-General for Public Works 1st time 1888–1892 Succeeded by Paul Eyschen
    Preceded by Paul Eyschen Director-General for Justice 1st time 1915 Succeeded by Jean-Baptiste Sax
    Preceded by Charles de Waha Director-General for Public Works 2nd time 1915 Succeeded by Guillaume Soisson
    Preceded by Hubert Loutsch Prime Minister of Luxembourg 1916–1917 Succeeded by Léon Kauffmann
    Director-General for Foreign Affairs 1916–1917
    Preceded by Jean-Baptiste Sax Director-General for Justice 2nd time 1916–1917 Succeeded by Léon Moutrier
    Preceded by Henri Vannérus President of the Council of State 1st time 1914–1916 Succeeded by Mathias Mongenast
    Preceded by Mathias Mongenast President of the Council of State 2nd time 1917–1930 Succeeded by Joseph Steichen
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    • Gaspard-Théodore-Ignace de la Fontaine
    • Jean-Jacques Willmar
    • Charles-Mathias Simons
    • Baron de Tornaco
    • Emmanuel Servais
    • Baron de Blochausen
    • Édouard Thilges
    • Paul Eyschen
    • Mathias Mongenast
    • Hubert Loutsch
    • Victor Thorn
    • Léon Kauffman
    • Émile Reuter
    • Pierre Prüm
    • Joseph Bech
    • Pierre Dupong
    • Joseph Bech
    • Pierre Frieden
    • Pierre Werner
    • Gaston Thorn
    • Pierre Werner
    • Jacques Santer
    • Jean-Claude Juncker
    • Xavier Bettel
    Name Thorn, Victor
    Alternative names
    Short description Prime Minister of Luxembourg
    Date of birth 31 January 1844
    Place of birth Esch-sur-Alzette
    Date of death 15 September 1930
    Place of death Luxembourg City
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