Dries van Agt

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Dries van Agt

Andreas Antonius Maria "Dries" van Agt (Dutch: [ˈdris fɑn ˈɑxt] (listen); born 2 February 1931) is a retired Dutch politician and diplomat of the defunct Catholic People's Party (KVP) and later the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) party and jurist who served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 19 December 1977 until 4 November 1982. Van Agt studied Law at the Radboud University Nijmegen obtaining a Master of Laws degree and worked as a criminal defense lawyer in Eindhoven from September 1955 until December 1957 and as a civil servant at the Ministries of Agriculture and Fisheries and Justice from December 1957 until January 1968. Van Agt worked as a professor of Criminal law and Criminal procedure at his alma mater from January 1968 until July 1971 and served as a judge at the district court of Arnhem from April 1970 until May 1971. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dries van Agt has received more than 125,823 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6,933rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Dries van Agt ranks 6,892 out of 14,801Before him are Fritz Fischer, Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia, Arioald, Alfred Escher, Omar Karami, and Infanta Cristina of Spain. After him are Jorge Eliécer Gaitán, Louis VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus, Princess Margaret of Denmark, George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, and Publius Decius Mus.

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Among people born in 1931, Dries van Agt ranks 122Before him are Márta Mészáros, Alfred Schmidt, Gene Wolfe, Joseph Joffo, Pierre Nora, and Iajuddin Ahmed. After him are Marianne Koch, Neil Postman, Ola Ullsten, George Maciunas, Bernard Francis Law, and Ole-Johan Dahl.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Dries van Agt ranks 283 out of 908Before him are Jan Peter Balkenende (1956), Hans Kramers (1894), Cornelis de Houtman (1565), Eddie Van Halen (1955), Adriaen van de Velde (1636), and Virgil van Dijk (1991). After him are William I, Count of Hainaut (1287), Karel Doorman (1889), Jan Huyghen van Linschoten (null), Johan Rudolph Thorbecke (1798), Aert van der Neer (1603), and Jan Jongbloed (1940).

Among POLITICIANS In Netherlands

Among politicians born in Netherlands, Dries van Agt ranks 47Before him are James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth (1649), Joop den Uyl (1919), Frederick William, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg (1768), Baldwin III, Count of Flanders (940), William I, Count of Holland (1167), and Jan Peter Balkenende (1956). After him are William I, Count of Hainaut (1287), Piet de Jong (1915), Floris I, Count of Holland (1025), Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau (1743), Floris II, Count of Holland (1091), and Henk Sneevliet (1883).

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