Selected papers of Marcel Henri Jaspar
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1 microfilm reel, 35 mm
448 digital images, JPEG
Marcel Henri Jaspar (1901-1982 ) was a doctor in law and liberal member of parliament (1932-1944) in the Brussels district, Belgian politician and minister. Jaspar was a minister of transportation (1936-1937) and health (1939-1940). Marcel-Henri Jaspar left his colleagues, who remained in Vichy France, in the summer of 1940 to go to London and form a government in exile. He declared a pro-British government on July 5, 1940. Marcel-Henri Jaspar was the youngest of the ministers of the Belgian government in exile. After the war he pursued a diplomatic career, he became Belgian ambassador in Prague, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Stockholm and Paris.
Source of acquisition is the Archives générales du Royaume (Belgium), records created and collected by Marcel Henri Jaspar.The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received this collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s International Archives Project in Jan. 2011.
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Copyright Holder: Archives générales du Royaume (Belgium)