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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.

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Ab Klink is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
age 61
Abraham Klink is a former Dutch politician of Christian Democratic Appeal. He was Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport in the Fourth Balkenende cabinet. He is since 2011 part-time professor at ...more
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Abraham Kuyper is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
Dec. at 83 (1837-1920)
Abraham Kuijper, generally known as Abraham Kuyper, was a Dutch journalist, statesman and Neo-Calvinist theologian. He was a master organizer. He founded a new church, a newspaper, the Free ...more
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Adriaan Pauw is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
Dec. at 68 (1585-1653)
Adriaan Pauw, knight, heer van Heemstede, Bennebroek, Nieuwerkerk etc. was Grand Pensionary of Holland from 1631 to 1636 and from 1651 to 1653.
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Adriaan Valckenier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
Adriaan Valckenier Dec. at 56 (1695-1751)
Adriaan Valckenier was Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1737 to 1741. Mainly remembered for his involvement in the 1740 Batavia massacre, Valckenier later died in a prison in
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Agnes Kant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
age 52
Agnes Catharina Kant is a retired Dutch politician of the Socialist Party. She was an MP from 1998 to 2010. She was also the parliamentary leader in the House of Representatives from 20 June ...more
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Agnes van Ardenne is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
age 69
Anna Maria Agnes van Ardenne-van der Hoeven is a former Dutch politician and diplomat.
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Ahmed Marcouch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
Ahmed Marcouch age 50
Ahmed Marcouch is a Dutch politician and former police officer, civil servant and educator. As a member of the Dutch Labour Party he has been an MP since June 17, 2010. He focuses on matters of ...more
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Albert Burgh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
Dec. at 54 (1593-1647)
Albert Coenraadsz. Burgh was a Dutch physician who was mayor of Amsterdam and a councillor in the Admiralty of Amsterdam.
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Albert Jan Maat is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
Albert Jan Maat age 66
Albert Jan Maat is a Dutch politician and Member of the European Parliament. He is a member of the Christian Democratic Appeal, which is part of the European People's Party, and sits on the ...more
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Albertus Jacobus Duymaer van T... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
Albertus Jacobus Duymaer van Twist Dec. at 78 (1809-1887)
Albertus Jacobus Duymaer van Twist was the Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1851 to 1856.
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Alexander Pechtold is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
age 54
Alexander Pechtold is a Dutch politician of the Democrats 66 party. He has been a Member of the House of Representatives since 30 November 2006 and the Parliamentary leader of the Democrats 66 ...more
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Alexander Willem Frederik Iden... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
Alexander Willem Frederik Idenburg Dec. at 74 (1861-1935)
Alexander Willem Frederik Idenburg was a Dutch politician of the Anti Revolutionary Party who served as Governor-General of Suriname and later the Dutch East Indies.
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Alfred Vierling is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
Alfred Vierling age 70
Drs. Alfred Vierling 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 Democrats ...more
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André Hazes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
Dec. at 53 (1951-2004)
André Gerardus Hazes was a Dutch singer in a genre called levenslied, popular music about everyday life sung in the Dutch language. André Hazes was one of the most successful ...more
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André Rouvoet is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
age 57
André Rouvoet is a former Dutch politician of the ChristianUnion. First as a member of the RPF until the party merged with the Reformed Political League to form the ChristianUnion. He ...more
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Andries Bicker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
Dec. at 66 (1586-1652)
Andries Bicker was a wealthy merchant on Moscovia, a member of the vroedschap, the leader of the Arminians, an administrator of the VOC, representative of the States-General of the Netherlands ...more
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Andries Cornelis Dirk de Graef... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
Dec. at 85 (1872-1957)
Jonkheer Andries Cornelis Dirk de Graeff was a Governor General of Dutch East Indies and a Dutch minister for foreign affairs.
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Andries de Graeff is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
Dec. at 67 (1611-1678)
Free Imperial Knight Andries de Graeff was a very powerful member of the Amsterdam branch of the De Graeff - family during the Dutch Golden Age. He became a mayor of Amsterdam and a powerful ...more
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Andries de Witt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
Andries de Witt Dec. at 64 (1573-1637)
Andries de Witt was Grand Pensionary of Holland between 1619 and 1621. He was the successor of Johan van Oldebarnevelt, who had been executed in 1619. Andries de Witt was a member of the old ...more
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Anja Meulenbelt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
Anja Meulenbelt age 74
Anja Henriëtte Meulenbelt is a Dutch writer and former politician of the Socialist Party. She was a Senator from 2003 to 2011. In August 2014, Meulenbelt terminated her membership of the ...more
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Ank Bijleveld is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
Ank Bijleveld age 57
Anna Theodora Bernardina “Ank” Bijleveld-Schouten is a Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal. She has been the King's Commissioner of Overijssel since 1 January 2011.
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Annemarie Jorritsma is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
Annemarie Jorritsma age 69
Annemarie Jorritsma-Lebbink is a Dutch politician of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy. She is the Mayor of Almere since 16 August 2003.
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Anthonie Duyck is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
Dec. at 69 (1560-1629)
Anthonie Duyck was Grand Pensionary of Holland between 1621 and 1629.
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Anthonie Heinsius is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
Anthonie Heinsius Dec. at 79 (1641-1720)
Anthonie Heinsius was a Dutch statesman who served as Grand Pensionary of Holland from 1689 to his death in 1720.
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Anthonie van der Heim is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Netherlands
Anthonie van der Heim Dec. at 53 (1693-1746)
Anthonie van der Heim was Grand Pensionary of Holland from April 4, 1737 to July 17, 1746.