Wim Kok

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His Excellency
Wim Kok
Wim Kok 1994.jpg
Prime Minister of the Netherlands
In office
August 22, 1994 – July 22, 2002
Monarch Beatrix
Deputy
Preceded by Ruud Lubbers
Succeeded by Jan Peter Balkenende
Personal details
Born Willem Kok, Jr.
(1938-09-29) September 29, 1938 (age 79)
Bergambacht, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Political party Labour Party
Spouse(s) Rita Roukema (m. 1965)
Children André (born 1962)
Carla
Marcel
Residence Amsterdam, Netherlands
Alma mater Nyenrode Business Universiteit (Honorary degree)
University of Münster (Honorary degree)
Occupation Politician
Trade Union Leader
Corporate director
Lobbyist
Religion Non-religious (Agnosticism)
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Willem "Wim" Kok (born September 29, 1938) is a retired politician and former trade unionist from the Netherlands. He represented the Labour Party (PvdA). He served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from August 22, 1994 until July 22, 2002.[1][2]

Wim Kok was born in Bergambacht in South Holland.

References[change | change source]

  1. (Dutch) Wim Kok (1938) Biografie, Absolutefacts.nl, June 4, 2010
  2. (Dutch) Wim Kok: bezuiniger tegen wil en dank, Elsevier, March 29, 2012

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