Prosper Antoine Marie Joseph, Viscount Poullet (5 March 1868 – 3 December 1937) was a Belgian politician.
|26th Prime Minister of Belgium|
17 June 1925 – 20 May 1926
|Preceded by||Aloys Van de Vyvere|
|Succeeded by||Henri Jaspar|
|President of the Chamber of Representatives|
29 June 1917 – 10 December 1919
|Preceded by||Frans Schollaert|
|Succeeded by||Emile Brunet|
|Born||5 March 1868|
|Died||3 December 1937 69) (aged|
|Political party||Catholic Party|
|Alma mater||Catholic University of Leuven|
Born in Leuven, Poullet studied law at the Catholic University of Leuven and was later a professor at the university. He was of member of K.A.V. Lovania Leuven, a catholic student fraternity associated with the Union of Catholic German Student Fraternities.
A successful politician, Poullet was a member of the Catholic Party and sat in the Belgian Chamber of Representatives. He frequently held ministerial office between 1911 and 1934, holding the Arts and Science portfolio from 1911 to 1918, Railways and Posts from 1919 to 1920, Interior Minister in 1924–1925 and 1932–1934, Economic affairs in 1925, Justice in 1925–1926 and War in 1926. He served as the 26th Prime Minister of Belgium in 1925–1926 and was named an honorary Minister of State on leaving office.
Belgium: Grand Cross in the Order of the Crown, by RD of 15.11.1921. Belgium: grand Officer in the Order of Leopold, by RD of 13.11.1919. Netherlands: Grand Cross in the Order of Orange-Nassau Norway: Commander in the Order of Saint Olav Denmark: Order of the Dannebrog Romania: Order of the Crown, Romania
- Honorary Prof University of Leuven
| President of the Chamber of Representatives
Aloys Van de Vyvere
| Prime Minister of Belgium
- Prosper Poullet in ODIS - Online Database for Intermediary Structures
- Archives of Prosper Poullet in ODIS - Online Database for Intermediary Structures