In The Netherlands , there was from July 27, 1897 to August 1, 1901 the cabinet Pierson, with Mr. N.G. Pierson (unie-liberaal) as prime minister.
The Netherlands had about 5.1 million citizens.
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Weather July 11, 1899
The temperature on July 11, 1899 was about 23.5 °C. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 73%.
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