Jan Peter Balkenende

1956 - Today

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Jan Pieter "Jan Peter" Balkenende Jr. KmstkNO CSG (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈjɑn ˈpeːtər ˈbɑlkənˌɛndə] (listen); born 7 May 1956) is a Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) party and jurist who served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 22 July 2002 to 14 October 2010. Balkenende studied History and Law at the Free University Amsterdam obtaining Master of Arts and law degrees and worked as a legal counsel for the academic council of his alma mater before finishing his thesis and graduated as a PhD in governmental studies and worked as a professor of Christian theology at his alma mater from April 1993 until May 2002. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jan Peter Balkenende has received more than 305,514 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Jan Peter Balkenende is the 7,222nd most popular politician (down from 6,764th in 2019), the 292nd most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 277th in 2019) and the 47th most popular Dutch Politician.

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Among politicians, Jan Peter Balkenende ranks 7,222 out of 15,710Before him are Eduard Taaffe, 11th Viscount Taaffe, Laimdota Straujuma, Ernest Louis, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Robert Surcouf, Tudḫaliya I, and Madius. After him are William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, Prince John Konstantinovich of Russia, Ernest, Duke of Bavaria, Fakhr al-Mulk Radwan, Uthong, and Charles Eugene, Duke of Württemberg.

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Among people born in 1956, Jan Peter Balkenende ranks 75Before him are Thomas N'Kono, Boris Trajkovski, Adnan Oktar, Alexey Pajitnov, Catherine Ashton, and Krystian Zimerman. After him are Steven Bauer, Andrus Ansip, King Diamond, Maggie Reilly, Jost Gippert, and Alain Ducasse.

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Among people born in Netherlands, Jan Peter Balkenende ranks 292 out of 1,209Before him are Alexandrine Tinné (1835), Jan van der Heyden (1637), Joop Zoetemelk (1946), Jacob van Heemskerck (1567), Jan Huyghen van Linschoten (1563), and Hercules Seghers (1589). After him are Emanuel de Witte (1617), Dries van Agt (1931), Johanna van Gogh-Bonger (1862), Aldo van Eyck (1918), William, Prince of Orange (1840), and Leonaert Bramer (1596).

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