Kajsa Ollongren

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Kajsa Ollongren

Karin Hildur "Kajsa" Ollongren (born May 28, 1967 in Leiden) is a Dutch politician of Democrats 66 (D66) and a former civil servant. She is the current Minister of Internal Affairs and also a Deputy Prime Minister. She is a noblewoman, and has also the Swedish nationality (her mother is Swedish).

Ollongren studied economics and history at the University of Amsterdam, public administration at the École nationale d'administration in Paris and internal relations at Clingendael Institute in The Hague.

From 1992 to 2007 she worked at the Economics Ministry, and from 2007 to 2014 at the Interior Ministry (she had been leading last Ministry since 2011).

She became an alderman of the city of Amsterdam in 2014.

She has been Minister of Internal Affairs and also the second Vice Prime Minister in the Third Rutte cabinet since October 26, 2017.[1]

Kajsa Ollongren is a lesbian and married to a woman. Together they have two children.

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  1. The two other Deputy Prime Ministers are Hugo de Jonge (CDA), and Carola Schouten (CU).