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Kleffens, Eelco Nicolaas

Date of birth:
November 17th, 1894 (Heerenveen, the Netherlands)
Date of death:
June 17th, 1983 (Almoçageme, Portugal)
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)


Political career during the Second World War:
August 10, 1939 to March 1, 1946: Minister of Foreign Affairs

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Awarded on:
January 11th, 1926
Awarded on:
November 22nd, 1926
Ridder in de Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw (NL.3)
Awarded on:
August 25th, 1930
Awarded on:
February 7th, 1931
Ordine della Corona d'Italia - Commendatore
Awarded on:
July 24th, 1931
Rad Bileho lva III Class
Awarded on:
November 18th, 1932
Order of St. Sava 2nd Class
Awarded on:
October 16th, 1937
Deutsche Adlerorden zweiter Klasse (mit oder ohne Schwertern).
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 17th, 1947
Grand Croix de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Awarded on:
February 23rd, 1954
Ordo Sancti Gregorii Magni - Grand Cross
Awarded on:
November 7th, 1955
Commandeur de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur