Constantijn Theodoor van Lynden van Sandenburg

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Constantijn Theodoor baron van Lynden van Sandenburg (24 February 1826 - 18 November 1885 was a Dutch politician. Lynden van Sandenburg served as Prime Minister (leading minister) of the Netherlands between 1879 and 1883.<ref name="states">States and Regents of the World - The Netherlands (retrieved 14 October 2006)</ref>

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Lynden van Sandenburg was born in Utrecht in 1826. He trained as a laywer before entering politics. An orthodox conservative Protestant, Lynden van Sandenburg sided with the anti-revolutionaries. In 1866 he served in the Tweede Kamer, or second chamber of the Dutch parliament. Later, he went on to take the position of Minister of Justice between 1874 and 1877 in the Heemskerk/Van Lynden van Sandenburg cabinet.

Lynden van Sandenburg took office as leading minister on 20 August 1879 with his own cabinet. This cabinet was known for its liberal conservatism.

A baron throughout his life, Lynden van Sandenburg was styled Graaf in 1883. He died in Langbroek in 1885.

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Preceded by:
Jan Kappeyne van de Coppello
Prime Minister of the Netherlands
Theo van Lynden van Sandenburg

1879 - 1883
Succeeded by:
Jan Heemskerk Azn.
 
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