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Steenberghe, Maximilien Paul Léon (Max)

Date of birth:
May 2nd, 1899 (Leiden, the Netherlands)
Date of death:
January 22nd, 1972 (Goirle, the Netherlands)
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)


Political Career During World War II:
August 10, 1939 to May 9, 1940: Minister of Economic Affairs
May 9, 1940 to November 17, 1941: Minister of Trade, Industry and Shipping
January 5, 1941 to January 27, 1941: Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries ad interim
July 27, 1941 to November 17, 1941: Minister of Finance ad interim
1942 to June 1946: Chairman of the Dutch economic, financial and shipping mission to Washington and New York

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Awarded on:
May 12th, 1933
Officier in de Orde van Oranje Nassau (ON.4)
Awarded on:
July 12th, 1935
Ordinul Corona Romaneii Grand Cross
Awarded on:
June 29th, 1936
Grootkruis in de Orde van Leopold II
Awarded on:
April 19th, 1939
Ordine della Corona d'Italia - Cavaliere della Croce Grande
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 18th, 1939
Ordinul Steaua Romaniei Grand Cross
Awarded on:
May 8th, 1957
For of his achievements in the field of Catholic higher education in the Netherlands.
Ridder in de Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw (NL.3)