Joseph Bech

Joseph Bech (17 February 1887 – 8 March 1975)[1] was a Luxembourgish politician and lawyer. He was the 15th Prime Minister of Luxembourg, serving for eleven years, from 16 July 1926 to 5 November 1937. He returned to the position after World War II, and served for another four years, from 29 December 1953 until 29 March 1958. The 1982–1983 academic year at the College of Europe was named in his honour.

Joseph Bech
15th Prime Minister of Luxembourg
In office
29 September 1953  29 March 1958
MonarchCharlotte
Preceded byPierre Dupong
Succeeded byPierre Frieden
In office
16 July 1926  5 November 1937
MonarchCharlotte
Preceded byPierre Prüm
Succeeded byPierre Dupong
Personal details
Born17 February 1887
Diekirch, Luxembourg
Died8 March 1975 (aged 88)
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Political partyRight
(1914–1944)
Christian Social People's
(1944–1975)