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Victor Thorn

Victor Thorn (31 January 1844 – 15 September 1930) was a Luxembourg politician. He was the 11th Prime Minister of Luxembourg, serving for one year, from 24 February 1916 until 19 June 1917.

From 1885 to 1888 he was a member of the Council of State.From 1888 to 1892 he was Director-General (Minister) for Public Works in the Eyschen Ministry.

In 1899 he became a Procureur général. In 1915 he was Minister for Justice and Public Works in the Mongenast Ministry. In 1916 the Loutsch Ministry, which had succeeded the Mongenast government, was forced to resign, having lost a confidence vote in the Chamber of Deputies.

A month later, Victor Thorn formed a new government, in which the three major parties were represented. The main problem was to resolve the supply problems in the country, which had grown more and more severe due to the war. The government rationed foodstuffs, and put a cap on prices, which, however, resulted in a black market and led to tensions between the town and rural populations. In 1917 there was a strike in the Red Lands, which was suppressed by the German army. Finally the Chamber withdrew confidence in the agriculture minister Michel Welter, and the government fell with him.

From 19 June 1917 until his death, Thorn was president of the Council of State. From 1921 to 1927 he was a permanent member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague.He died in 1930 in Luxembourg City.

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Some of their strengths

Victor Thorn has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Altruistic, Intelligent, Charming, Energetic, Adventurous, Honest, and Ambitious.

Idealistic and Altruistic

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Victor Thorn is someone who is an idealist and an altruist who possesses an innovative, intellectual, and analytical mind, and who approaches life in an optimistic and easygoing manner. A person who is known for being a good communicator.

Constant and Serious

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Victor Thorn well know them as someone who can be determined, unmoving, and firm, like a rock or a high mountain.

Ambitious and Forceful

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Victor Thorn as someone who is ambitious, hard-working, determined, and intelligent.

A person who has a knack for identifying opportunities, has amazing concentration and focus, who can work independently, who likes starting new things, and who is somewhat of an intellectual.

Intelligent and Leadership-oriented

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Victor Thorn is someone who is able to see things that others don't, and who can be an effective guide or mentor to others.

They are also someone who is active, giving, optimistic, and cheerful, and who possesses a charisma that attracts friends and admirers.

Altruistic and Innovative

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Victor Thorn tends to be someone who sacrifices things for the good of others and wants to do "good" in the world. Who is often thought of as an innovator or rebel who thrives when trying to chase a breakthrough of some sort, who has a clear and sound mind, and who can be charming and sociable.

Some of Victor Thorn's challenges

While Victor Thorn has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Victor Thorn can be Rebellious, Emotionally Distant, Hypocritical, Self-centered, Impulsive, Careless, and Relentless.

Rebellious and Emotionally Distant

One of Victor Thorn's key challenges is that they are someone who can be rebellious and emotionally distant.

Relentless and Inflexible

Victor Thorn is someone who can be relentless, obsessive, and inflexible, who can be confrontational with work colleagues, can have difficulty communicating feelings and be somewhat reclusive, and who can be self-destructive, overindulgent, and extravagant.

Serious and Callous

Finally, Victor Thorn also can be too giving, come across as too "high and mighty", and can have a hard time expressing feelings.

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