Piet Dankert

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His Excellency
Piet Dankert
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13th President of the European Parliament
In office
1982–1984
Preceded bySimone Veil
Succeeded byPierre Pflimlin
Personal details
Born8 January 1934
Netherlands
Died21 June 2003 (aged 69)
Political partyPvdA, PES

Piet Dankert (8 January 1934 in Stiens – 21 June 2003 in Perpignan) was a Dutch politician. He was a member of the Dutch Labour Party.

In the late 1970s he moved to the European Parliament, and was President of the European Parliament from 19 January 1982 to 24 July 1984.[1]

In the third government of Ruud Lubbers (1989–1994) he was Secretary of State for European matters.

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