Dupong, Pierre

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Dupong, Pierre Gender: M
born on 1 November 1885 at 14:00 (= 2:00 PM )
Place Heisdorf, Luxembourg, 49n4023, 6e0820
Timezone LMT m6e0820 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 09°19' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 03°00 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 20°46'

Pierre Dupong (1949)
photo: Merk, Ben / Anefo, license cc-by-sa-3.0


Luxembourgish politician and statesman who was the 16th Prime Minister of Luxembourg, serving for sixteen years, from 5 November 1937 until his death, on 23 December 1953. He was also responsible at different times for the ministries of finance, the army, agriculture, labour and social matters. He founded the Christian Social People's Party (CSV) as the main conservative party after the Second World War, having been a founding member of the Party of the Right (PD) in 1914.

He was elected to the legislature in 1915. From 1926 to 1937 he was Director-General for Finance, and in 1936 and 1937 also Minister for Social Security and Labor.

His first government was the Dupong-Krier Ministry (1937–1940). Between 1940 and 1944, Dupong then led the Luxembourgish government-in-exile, after Luxembourg had been occupied by Nazi Germany. He then presided over the Liberation Government, the National Union Government, and the Dupong-Schaus and the Dupong-Bodson governments. He is also notable for sending Luxembourgish soldiers in the UN mission during the Korean War, as part of the Belgian United Nations Command.

He was the father of Jean Dupong, who became a minister and CSV deputy himself. Pierre Dupong died on 23 December 1953, aged 68, in Luxembourg City.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • parent->child relationship with Dupong, Jean (born 18 May 1922)


Source Notes

Birth certificate (acte n° 34, Peter Dupong) provided by Sy Scholfield.


  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted
  • Vocation : Politics : Heads of state (16th Prime Minister of Luxembourg, 1937-1953)
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Party of the Right; Christian Social People's Party)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office