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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 Prime Minister of Belgium from 16 August 1950 to 15 January 1952. In 1966, he became a Minister of State.

Political offices
Preceded by
Jean Duvieusart
Prime Minister of Belgium
Succeeded by
Jean Van Houtte


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