List of Prime Ministers of the Netherlands
The following is a list of Prime Ministers of the Netherlands since the inception of that office as a result of a revision of the Constitution in 1848. The Prime Minister is the Chairman of the Counci...
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Theo van Lynden van Sandenburg
Constantijn Theodoor Tellen van Lynden van Sandenburg, (24 February 1826 – 18 November 1885) was a Dutch politician. Lynden van Sandenburg served as Prime Minister (leading minister) of the Neth...
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Barend Biesheuvel
Barend Willem Biesheuvel (April 5, 1920 – April 29, 2001) was a Dutch politician of the defunct Anti Revolutionary Party (ARP) now merged into the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA). He served as Prime...
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Dries van Agt
Andreas Antonius Maria "Dries" van Agt ([ˈdris fɑn ˈɑxt]; born 2 February 1931) is a retired Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA). He served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands f...
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Pieter Philip van Bosse
Mr. Pieter Philip van Bosse (16 December 1809, in Amsterdam – 21 February 1879, in The Hague) was a Dutch politician. He was Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 4 June 1868 to 4 January 1871...
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Fourth Balkenende cabinet
The fourth Balkenende cabinet or Balkenende IV was a Dutch coalition cabinet formed by the political parties Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA), Labour Party (PvdA), and ChristianUnion (CU). The cabine...
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List of Prime Ministers of the Netherlands by age
This is a list of Prime Ministers of the Netherlands by longevity, age at ascension and age at leaving office.
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Emily de Jongh-Elhage
Emily Saïdy de Jongh-Elhage (born December 7, 1946) was the last Prime Minister of the Netherlands Antilles from 26 March 2006 until their dissolution on 10 October 2010. She was also leader of the Pa...
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Theo Heemskerk
Theodorus "Theo" Heemskerk (20 July 1852, in Amsterdam – 12 June 1932, in Utrecht), son of Jan Heemskerk, was a Dutch politician in the party ARP. From 1908 to 1913 Heemskerk was minister of the Inter...
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Isaäc Dignus Fransen van de Putte
Isaäc Dignus Fransen van de Putte (22 March 1822, in Goes – 3 March 1902, in The Hague) was a Dutch politician.He was Prime Minister in 1866, and Minister of Colonial Affairs from 1863 to 1866 a...
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Second Balkenende cabinet
The second cabinet of Jan Peter Balkenende of the Netherlands formed on 27 May 2003. It consisted of three political parties: People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD), Christian Democratic Appea...
Wim Kok
Willem "Wim" Kok, Jr. ([ˈʋɪm ˈkɔk]) (born 29 September 1938) is a retired Dutch politician of the Labour Party (PvdA). He served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 22 August 1994 until 22 July ...
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Etienne Ys
Etienne Nestor Ys (born 26 February 1962) is a Netherlands Antilles politician. Ys was born in Curaçao. He has served as Prime Minister on two occasions - from 3 June 2002 to 22 July 2003 and from 3 ...
Moises Frumencio da Costa Gomez
Dr. Moises Frumencio da Costa Gomez (1907–1966) was the first Prime Minister of the Netherlands Antilles. Da Costa Gomez, a lawyer by training, was a member of the Roman Catholic Party before founding...
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Wim Schermerhorn
Willem "Wim" Schermerhorn (17 December 1894 – 10 March 1977) was a Dutch politician of the Labour Party (PvdA). He served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 1945 until 1946. He was the fi...
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Pieter Cort van der Linden
Pieter Wilhelm Adrianus Cort van der Linden (14 May 1846 – 15 July 1935) was a Dutch politician. He served as prime minister of the Netherlands between 1913 and 1918.He was the last prime minist...
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Justinus van der Brugghen
Justinus Jacob Leonard van der Brugghen (6 August 1804, in Nijmegen – 2 October 1863, in Ubbergen) was a Dutch politician.
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Louis Beel
Louis Joseph Maria Beel (April 12, 1902 – February 11, 1977) was a Dutch politician of the defunct Catholic People's Party (KVP) now merged into the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA). He served ...
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Ben Komproe
Benard Komproe (22 October 1942 – 11 October 2004) was Minister of Justice for the Netherlands Antilles. He also served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands Antilles for a few months in 2003.Komproe w...
Jan Heemskerk
Jan Heemskerk Abrahamszoon ([jɑn ˈɦeːmskɛrk ˈaːbraːɦɑmsˌzoːn]; 30 July 1818 – 9 October 1897) was a Dutch politician who served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 1874 to 1877, and again ...
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Joop den Uyl
Johannes Marten den Uijl, known as Joop den Uyl ([ˈjoːp dɛn ˈœy̯l]; 9 August 1919 – 24 December 1987) was a Dutch politician of the Labour Party (PvdA). He served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands ...
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Dirk Jan de Geer
Jonkheer Dirk Jan de Geer (14 December 1870 – 28 November 1960) was a Dutch nobleman, lawyer, conservative statesman and prime minister of the Netherlands (1926–1929, 1939–1940). He was disgraced for ...
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Historical rankings of Prime Ministers of the Netherlands

In 2013 newspaper NRC Handelsblad conducted two opinion polls, one with fifty experts and one with their readers. The polls asked respondents to give their opinion on who was the best Prime Minis...
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Hendrikus Colijn
Hendrikus (Hendrik) Colijn (22 June 1869 – 18 September 1944) was a Dutch soldier, businessman and politician who was Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 1925 to 1926 and again from 1933 to 1939.
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Els Borst
Else "Els" Borst-Eilers (22 March 1932 – 8 February 2014) was a Dutch politician of the Democrats 66 (D66) party. She served as Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport from 22 August 1994 until 22 July ...
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Prime Minister of the Netherlands
The Minister-President of the Netherlands (Dutch: Minister-president van Nederland), commonly referred to in English as the Prime Minister, is the head of the executive arm of the Dutch government...
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Theo de Meester
Theodoor Herman "Theo" de Meester (16 December 1851, in Harderwijk – 27 December 1919, in The Hague) (union-liberal) was Prime Minister of the Netherlands and Finance Minister from 1905 to 1908....
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Ruud Lubbers
Rudolphus Franciscus Marie "Ruud" Lubbers ([ˈryt ˈlʏbərs]; born 7 May 1939) is a retired Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA). He served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from ...
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