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
MonarchJuliana (1977–1980)
Beatrix (1980–1982)
DeputyHans Wiegel (1977–1981)
Joop den Uyl (1981–1982)
Jan Terlouw (1981–1982)
Preceded byJoop den Uyl
Succeeded byRuud Lubbers
Queen's Commissioner of North Brabant
In office
1 June 1983 – 22 April 1987
MonarchBeatrix
Preceded byJan Dirk van der Harten
Succeeded byFrank Houben
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlanda
In office
28 May 1982 – 4 November 1982
Prime MinisterDries van Agt
Preceded byMax van der Stoel
Succeeded byHans 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 byRuud Lubbers
Succeeded byRuud Lubbers
In office
8 June 1977 – 19 December 1977
Preceded byPosition created
Succeeded byWim Aantjes
Leader of the Christian Democratic Appeal
In office
22 October 1976 – 13 October 1982
Preceded byPosition created
Succeeded byRuud Lubbers
Deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands
In office
11 May 1973 – 8 September 1977
Prime MinisterJoop den Uyl
Preceded byRoelof Nelissen
Molly Geertsema
Succeeded byWilhelm 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 MinisterBarend Biesheuvel (1971–1973)
Joop den Uyl (1973–1977)
Preceded byCarel Polak
Succeeded byWilhelm Friedrich de Gaay Fortman
Personal details
BornAndreas Antonius Maria van Agt
(1931-02-02) 2 February 1931 (age 87)
Geldrop, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Political partyChristian Democratic Appeal
(from 1980)
Other political
affiliations
Catholic People's Party
(until 1980)
Spouse(s)Eugenie Krekelberg
(m. 1958)
ChildrenEugenie
Frans
Caroline
ResidenceNijmegen, Netherlands
Alma materRadboud University Nijmegen
(Master of Laws)
OccupationPolitician
Diplomat
Civil servant
Lawyer
Jurist
Author
Activist
Professor
ReligionRoman Catholicism
Signature
WebsiteOfficial 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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