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Joop Haex
State Secretary for Defence

In office
18 April 1967 – 6 July 1971
Prime Minister Piet de Jong
Preceded by Gerard Peijnenburg
Succeeded by Adri van Es
State Secretary for Defence

In office
14 August 1963 – 14 April 1965
Prime Minister Victor Marijnen
Preceded by Michael Calmeyer
Succeeded by Gerard Peijnenburg
Personal details
Born Joseph Constant Eugène Haex
(1911-11-24)24 November 1911
Maastricht, Netherlands
Died 14 April 2002(2002-04-14) (aged 90)
Wassenaar, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Political party Christian Historical Union
Spouse(s) Françoise Conrade Granpré Molière
Alma mater Koninklijke Militaire Academie
Occupation Politician
Army Officer
Religion Lapsed Catholic
Military service
Allegiance The Netherlands
Service/branch Royal Netherlands Army
Years of service 1935-1971
Rank Nl-landmacht-luitenant generaal.svg Lieutenant General
Battles/wars World War II

Joseph Constant Eugène "Joop" Haex (24 November 1911 - 14 April 2002) was a Dutch politician of the defunct Christian Historical Union (CHU) now merged into the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA), a retired army officer and lieutenant general of the Royal Netherlands Army he served during World War II and the post-war years.[1]


  1. (Dutch) Oud-staatssecretaris Joop Haex overleden De Nederlandse Grondwet

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Government offices
Preceded by
Michael Calmeyer
State Secretary for Defence
Succeeded by
Gerard Peijnenburg
Preceded by
Gerard Peijnenburg
State Secretary for Defence
Succeeded by
Adri van Es

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