Frans Timmermans

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Frans Timmermans
Prime Minister Marin in Brussels 6 February 2020 (49496860241) (cropped).jpg
Frans Timmermans in February 2020
First Vice President of the European Commission
Assumed office
1 November 2014
PresidentJean-Claude Juncker
Ursula von der Leyen
Preceded byThe Baroness Ashton of Upholland
Executive Vice President of the European Commission for the European Green Deal
Assumed office
1 December 2019
PresidentUrsula von der Leyen
Preceded byOffice established
European Commissioner for Climate Action
Assumed office
1 December 2019
PresidentUrsula von der Leyen
Preceded byMiguel Arias Cañete
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
5 November 2012 – 17 October 2014
Prime MinisterMark Rutte
Preceded byUri Rosenthal
Succeeded byBert Koenders
State Secretary for Foreign Affairs
In office
22 February 2007 – 23 February 2010
Prime MinisterJan Peter Balkenende
Preceded byAtzo Nicolaï
Succeeded byBen Knapen
In office
9 June 2010 – 5 November 2012
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
6 May 1998 – 22 February 2007
Personal details
Born
Franciscus Cornelis Gerardus Maria Timmermans

(1961-05-06) 6 May 1961 (age 59)
Maastricht, Netherlands
Political partyLabour Party
Other political
affiliations
Party of European Socialists
Spouse(s)
Irene Timmermans (m. 2000)
Children4
EducationRadboud University (BA, MA)
Nancy 2 University (LLM, MA)

Franciscus Cornelis Gerardus Maria Timmermans (Dutch pronunciation: [frɑnˈsɪskʏs kɔrˈneːlɪs xeːˈrɑrdʏs frɑns ˈtɪmərˌmɑns];[1] born 6 May 1961) is a Dutch politician. He is the First Vice President of the European Commission since 2014. He is also the Executive Vice President of the European Commission for the European Green Deal and European Commissioner for Climate Action since 2019.[2]

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  1. In isolation, Gerardus is pronounced [ɣeːˈrɑrdʏs].
  2. Simon, Frédéric (2019-12-11). "EU Commission unveils 'European Green Deal': The key points". www.euractiv.com. Retrieved 2019-12-29.

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