Hans van den Broek

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Hans van den Broek
Hans van den Broek 1983.jpg
Hans van den Broek in 1983
European Commissioner for
External Relations
,
Enlargement and European
Neighbourhood Policy
In office
23 January 1995 – 16 September 1999
PresidentJacques Santer (1995–1999)
Manuel Marín (1999)
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byChris Patten
European Commissioner for
External Relations
and Enlargement
In office
6 January 1993 – 23 January 1995
PresidentJacques Delors
Preceded byFrans Andriessen
Succeeded byLeon Brittan
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
4 November 1982 – 3 January 1993
Prime MinisterRuud Lubbers
Preceded byDries van Agt
Succeeded byPieter Kooijmans
State Secretary for Foreign Affairs
In office
11 September 1981 – 4 November 1982
Prime MinisterDries van Agt
Preceded byDurk van der Mei
Succeeded byWim van Eekelen
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
14 September 1989 – 7 November 1989
In office
3 June 1986 – 14 July 1986
In office
16 September 1982 – 4 November 1982
In office
12 October 1976 – 11 September 1981
Parliamentary groupChristian Democratic Appeal
(1980–1989)
Catholic People's Party
(1976–1980)
Personal details
Born
Henri van den Broek

(1936-12-11) 11 December 1936 (age 83)
Paris, France
NationalityDutch
Political partyChristian Democratic Appeal
(from 1980)
Other political
affiliations
Catholic People's Party
(until 1980)
Spouse(s)
Josée van Schendel (m. 1966)
ChildrenPrincess Marilène
(born 1970)
1 other daughter
RelativesPrince Maurits
(son in law)
Princess Margriet
(son-in-law's mother)
ResidenceLochem, Netherlands
Alma materUtrecht University
(Bachelor of Laws, Master of Laws)
OccupationPolitician · Diplomat · Jurist · Lawyer · Prosecutor · Businessman · Corporate director · Nonprofit director · Academic administrator · Media administrator · Lobbyist · Activist
Military service
Allegiance Netherlands
Branch/serviceRoyal Netherlands Army
Years of service1965–1966 (Conscription)
1966–1967 (Reserve)
RankNl-landmacht-kapitein ritmeester.svg Captain
UnitRegiment Huzaren van Boreel

Henri "Hans" van den Broek (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦɑ̃ːri ˈɦɑns fɑn dɛm ˈbruk]  ( listen);[1] born 11 December 1936) is a Dutch politician. From 1982 through 1993 as Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Ruud Lubbers cabinet.[2]

From 1970 till 1974 he was a member of the municipal council of Rheden.

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  1. In isolation, van and den are pronounced [vɑn] and [dɛn], respectively.
  2. "Mr. H. (Hans) van den Broek". www.parlement.com (in Dutch). Leiden University. Retrieved 8 September 2010.

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