Dries van Agt

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His Excellency
Dries van Agt
Dries van Agt, 2011 (cropped).jpg
Dries van Agt in 2011
Prime Minister of the Netherlands
In office
19 December 1977 – 4 November 1982
Monarch Juliana (1977–1980)
Beatrix (1980–1982)
Deputy Hans Wiegel (1977–1981)
Joop den Uyl (1981–1982)
Jan Terlouw (1981–1982)
Preceded by Joop den Uyl
Succeeded by Ruud Lubbers
Queen's Commissioner of North Brabant
In office
1 June 1983 – 22 April 1987
Monarch Beatrix
Preceded by Jan Dirk van der Harten
Succeeded by Frank Houben
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlanda
In office
28 May 1982 – 4 November 1982
Prime Minister Dries van Agt
Preceded by Max van der Stoel
Succeeded by Hans van den Broek
Parliamentary leader of the Christian Democratic Appeal in the House of Representatives of the Netherlands of the Netherlands
In office
10 June 1981 – 24 August 1981
Preceded by Ruud Lubbers
Succeeded by Ruud Lubbers
In office
8 June 1977 – 19 December 1977
Preceded by Position created
Succeeded by Wim Aantjes
Leader of the Christian Democratic Appeal
In office
22 October 1976 – 13 October 1982
Preceded by Position created
Succeeded by Ruud Lubbers
Deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands
In office
11 May 1973 – 8 September 1977
Prime Minister Joop den Uyl
Preceded by Roelof Nelissen
Molly Geertsema
Succeeded by Wilhelm Friedrich de Gaay Fortman
Member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands
In office
16 September 1982 – 16 June 1983
In office
10 June 1981 – 9 September 1981
In office
8 June 1977 – 19 December 1977
In office
23 January 1973 – 22 April 1973
Minister of Justice of the Netherlands
In office
6 July 1971 – 8 September 1977
Prime Minister Barend Biesheuvel (1971–1973)
Joop den Uyl (1973–1977)
Preceded by Carel Polak
Succeeded by Wilhelm Friedrich de Gaay Fortman
Personal details
Born Andreas Antonius Maria van Agt
2 February 1931 (1931-02-02) (age 86)
Geldrop, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Political party Christian Democratic Appeal
(from 1980)
Other political
affiliations
Catholic People's Party
(until 1980)
Spouse(s) Eugenie Krekelberg
(m. 1958)
Children Eugenie
Frans
Caroline
Residence Nijmegen, Netherlands
Alma mater Radboud University Nijmegen
(Master of Laws)
Occupation Politician
Diplomat
Civil servant
Lawyer
Jurist
Author
Activist
Professor
Religion Roman Catholicism
Signature
Website Official site

Andreas Antonius Maria "Dries" van Agt (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈdris fɑn ˈɑxt];[1] born 2 February 1931) is a retired Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA). He served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 19 December 1977, until 4 November 1982.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. van in isolation: [vɑn].
  2. (Dutch) Dries van Agt (1931), Absolutefacts.nl, 10 December 2008

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