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Famous Politicians from Netherlands

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List of famous politicians from Netherlands, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Dutch politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Dutch politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Netherlands and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Netherlands, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List features politicians like Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck, Johan Rudolph Thorbecke.

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Netherlands in order to get more information about each one.
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  • 1

    Ab Klink

    Age: 61

    BirthplaceStellendam, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Abraham "Ab" Klink (born 2 November 1958) is a retired Dutch politician of Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) and sociologist. He is a corporate director of the VGZ Cooperative since 1 January 2014...  more
  • 2

    Abraham Kuyper

    Dec. at 83 (1837-1920)

    BirthplaceMaassluis, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Abraham Kuijper (; Dutch: [ˈaːbraːɦɑm ˈkœypər]; 29 October 1837 – 8 November 1920), publicly known as Abraham Kuyper, was Prime Minister of the Netherlands between 1901 and 1905, an influential...  more
  • 3

    Adriaan Pauw

    Dec. at 68 (1585-1653)

    BirthplaceAmsterdam, Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Adriaan Pauw, knight, heer van Heemstede, Bennebroek, Nieuwerkerk etc. (1 November 1585 – 21 February 1653) was Grand Pensionary of Holland from 1631 to 1636 and from 1651 to 1653....  more
  • 4

    Adriaan Valckenier

    Dec. at 56 (1695-1751)

    BirthplaceAmsterdam, Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Adriaan Valckenier (6 June 1695 – 20 June 1751) was Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1737 to 1741. Mainly remembered for his involvement in the 1740 Batavia massacre, Valckenier later...  more
  • 5

    Agnes Kant

    Age: 52

    BirthplaceHessisch Oldendorf, Germany

    NationalityNetherlands

    Agnes Catharina Kant (born 20 January 1967) is a retired Dutch politician of the Socialist Party (SP). She was an MP from 1998 to 2010. She was also the parliamentary leader in the House of...  more
  • 6

    BirthplaceMidden-Delfland, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Anna Maria Agnes "Agnes" van Ardenne-Van der Hoeven (born 21 January 1950) is a retired Dutch politician and diplomat of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA)....  more
  • 7

    Ahmed Marcouch

    Age: 50

    BirthplaceMorocco

    NationalityNetherlands, Morocco

    Ahmed Marcouch (Arabic: أحمد مركوش‎; born 2 May 1966) is a Moroccan-Dutch politician and former police officer, civil servant and educator serving as Mayor of Arnhem since 2017. A member of the...  more
  • 8

    Albert Burgh

    Dec. at 54 (1593-1647)

    BirthplaceAmsterdam, Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Albert Coenraadsz. Burgh (1593 – 24 December 1647) was a Dutch physician who was mayor of Amsterdam and a councillor in the [[Admiralty of American did up 3:90...  more
  • 9

    Albert Jan Maat

    Age: 66

    BirthplaceHeino, Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Albert Jan Maat (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɑlbərt ˈjɑn ˈmaːt]; born 8 February 1953 in Heino, Overijssel) is a Dutch politician and Member of the European Parliament. He is a member of the Christian...  more
  • 10

    Albertus Jacobus Duymaer van Twist

    Dec. at 78 (1809-1887)

    BirthplaceDeventer, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Albertus Jacobus Duymaer van Twist was the Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1851 to 1856....  more
  • 11

    BirthplaceDelft, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Alexander Pechtold (born 16 December 1965) is a Dutch politician of the Democrats 66 (D66) party and art historian. Pechtold an art historian by training, worked for Van Stockum's Auctions as a...  more
  • 12

    Alexander Willem Frederik Idenburg

    Dec. at 74 (1861-1935)

    BirthplaceRotterdam, Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Alexander Willem Frederik Idenburg (23 July 1861 – 28 February 1935) was a Dutch politician of the Anti Revolutionary Party who served as Governor-General of Suriname and later the Dutch East Indies....  more
  • 13

    Alfred Vierling

    Age: 70

    BirthplaceVoorburg, Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Alfred Vierling (born 3 July 1949) is a Dutch politician, who was active in the 1980s in the nationalist Centre Party for which he won 135.000 votes during the European elections in 1984 and Centre...  more
  • 14

    André Hazes

    Dec. at 53 (1951-2004)

    BirthplaceAmsterdam, Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    André Gerardus "André" Hazes (30 June 1951 – 23 September 2004) was the most popular singer of the Dutch levenslied genre, popular music about everyday life sung in the Dutch language. Hazes recorded...  more
  • 15

    BirthplaceHilversum, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    André Rouvoet (Dutch pronunciation: [ɑnˈdreː ˈrʌuvut]; born 4 January 1962) is a retired Dutch politician of the Reformatory Political Federation (RPF) party and later the Christian Union (CU) party...  more
  • 16

    Andries Bicker

    Dec. at 66 (1586-1652)

    BirthplaceAmsterdam, Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Andries Bicker (1586 – 24 June 1652) was a wealthy merchant on Russia, a member of the vroedschap, the leader of the Arminians, an administrator of the VOC, representative of the States-General of...  more
  • 17

    Andries Cornelis Dirk de Graeff

    Dec. at 85 (1872-1957)

    BirthplaceThe Hague, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Jhr. Andries Cornelis Dirk de Graeff (7 August 1872 – 24 April 1957) was a Governor General of Dutch East Indies and a Dutch minister for foreign affairs....  more
  • 18

    Andries de Graeff

    Dec. at 67 (1611-1678)

    BirthplaceAmsterdam, Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Free Imperial Knight Andries de Graeff (19 February 1611 – 30 November 1678) was a very powerful member of the Amsterdam branch of the De Graeff - family during the Dutch Golden Age. He became a...  more
  • 19

    Andries de Witt

    Dec. at 64 (1573-1637)

    BirthplaceDordrecht, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Andries de Witt (16 June 1573, Dordrecht - 26 November 1637, Dordrecht) was Grand Pensionary of Holland between 1619 and 1621. He was the successor of Johan van Oldebarnevelt, who had been executed...  more
  • 20

    Anja Meulenbelt

    Age: 74

    BirthplaceUtrecht, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Anja Henriëtte Meulenbelt (born 6 January 1945 in Utrecht) is a Dutch writer and former politician of the Socialist Party (SP). She wrote De Schaamte Voorbij (The Shame is Over), published in 1976,...  more
  • 21

    Ank Bijleveld

    Age: 57

    BirthplaceIJsselmuiden, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Anna Theodora Bernardina "Ank" Bijleveld-Schouten (born 17 March 1962) is a Dutch politician serving as Minister of Defence in the Third Rutte cabinet since 26 October 2017. She is a member of the...  more
  • 22

    Annemarie Jorritsma

    Age: 69

    BirthplaceHengelo, Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Annemarie Jorritsma-Lebbink (born 1 June 1950) is a Dutch politician of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) and businesswoman. She is the Parliamentary leader in the Senate 24 November...  more
  • 23

    Anthonie Duyck

    Dec. at 69 (1560-1629)

    BirthplaceThe Hague, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Anthonie Duyck (c. 1560 – 13 September 1629 ) was Grand Pensionary of Holland between 1621 and 1629....  more
  • 24

    Anthonie Heinsius

    Dec. at 79 (1641-1720)

    BirthplaceDelft, Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Anthonie (or Antonius) Heinsius (23 November 1641, Delft – 3 August 1720, The Hague) was a Dutch statesman who served as Grand Pensionary of Holland from 1689 to his death in 1720....  more
  • 25

    Anthonie van der Heim

    Dec. at 53 (1693-1746)

    BirthplaceThe Hague, Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Anthonie van der Heim (28 November 1693, in The Hague – 17 July 1746, in 's-Hertogenbosch) was Grand Pensionary of Holland from 4 April 1737 to 17 July 1746....  more