List of Ministers for Public Works of Luxembourg

The Minister for Public Works (French: Ministre des Travaux publics) was a position in the Luxembourgian cabinet. It was replaced by the position of Minister for Sustainable Development and Infrastructure on 23 June 2009, having previously existed since the first cabinet of Luxembourg, back in 1848, with the exception of some intermittent spells in the nineteenth century.

From 24 March 1936, the title of Minister for Public Works was an official one, although the position had been unofficially known by that name since its creation. From the position's creation until 28 November 1857, the Minister went by the title of Administrator-General.[1] From 1857 until 1936, the Minister went by the title of Director-General.[2]

List of Ministers for Public Works

Minister Party Start date End date Prime Minister
Jean-Pierre André None 1 August 1848 2 December 1848 G T I de la Fontaine
Mathias Ulrich None 2 December 1848 23 September 1853 Jean-Jacques Willmar
Mathias Wellenstein None 23 September 1853 23 September 1854 Charles-Mathias Simons
No minister
Paul de Scherff None 24 May 1856 2 June 1857
Guillaume-Mathias Augustin None 2 June 1857 29 November 1857
No minister
Baron de Tornaco None 26 September 1860 31 March 1864 Baron de Tornaco
Ernest Simons None 31 March 1864 26 January 1866
No minister
Emmanuel Servais
Victor de Roebé None 26 December 1874 6 August 1878 Baron de Blochausen
No minister
Édouard Thilges
Victor Thorn (first time) None 22 September 1888 26 October 1892 Paul Eyschen
Paul Eyschen None 26 October 1892 23 June 1896
Charles Rischard None 23 June 1896 25 October 1905
Charles de Waha None 25 October 1905 3 March 1915
Victor Thorn (second time) None 3 March 1915 6 November 1915 Mathias Mongenast
Guillaume Soisson (first time) PD 6 November 1915 24 February 1916 Hubert Loutsch
Antoine Lefort PD 24 February 1916 19 June 1917 Victor Thorn
19 June 1917 28 September 1918 Léon Kauffman
Auguste Liesch LL 28 September 1918 15 April 1921 Émile Reuter
Guillaume Leidenbach PD 15 April 1921 14 April 1923
Guillaume Soisson (second time) PD 14 April 1923 20 March 1925
Norbert Dumont LL 20 March 1925 16 July 1926 Pierre Prüm
Albert Clemang PRS 16 July 1926 11 April 1932 Joseph Bech
Étienne Schmit PRL 11 April 1932 5 November 1937
René Blum POS 5 November 1937 6 April 1940 Pierre Dupong
Victor Bodson (first time) LSAP 6 April 1940 1 March 1947
Robert Schaffner (first time) GD 1 March 1947 3 July 1951
Victor Bodson (second time) LSAP 3 July 1951 29 December 1953
29 December 1953 29 March 1958 Joseph Bech
29 March 1958 2 March 1959 Pierre Frieden
Robert Schaffner (second time) DP 2 March 1959 15 July 1964 Pierre Werner
Albert Bousser LSAP 15 July 1964 6 February 1969
Jean-Pierre Büchler CSV 6 February 1969 15 June 1974
Jean Hamilius DP 15 June 1974 16 July 1979 Gaston Thorn
René Konen DP 16 July 1979 20 July 1984 Pierre Werner
Marcel Schlechter LSAP 20 July 1984 14 July 1989 Jacques Santer
Robert Goebbels LSAP 14 July 1989 16 January 1995
16 January 1995 7 August 1999 Jean-Claude Juncker
Erna Hennicot-Schoepges CSV 7 August 1999 31 July 2004
Claude Wiseler CSV 31 July 2004 23 July 2009

Footnotes

  1. (in French)/(in German) "Mémorial A, 1857, No. 49" (PDF). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-29.
  2. (in French)/(in German) "Mémorial A, 1936, No. 25" (PDF). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-29.

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