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Jonkheer John Loudon

diplomat , Minister of Foreign Affairs

Jonkheer John Loudon was a Dutch top diplomat and politician who was Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs during the First World War.

Background

Loudon, Jonkheer John was born on March 18, 1866 in The Hague, Holland. Son of Jonkheer J. Loudon (former governor-general of the Netherland Indies) and L. (de Stuers) L.

Education

Educated University of Leyden.

Career

His careful policies, aimed to keep the Netherlands strictly neutral during the war, eventually lead to conflicts with the Queen.The cabinet however was on his side.

Connections

father:
Jonkheer J. Loudon - Governor-General

mother:
Louise (de Stuers) Loudon

Wife:
Lydia Eustis - French