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Joop den Uyl

1919 - 1987

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Johannes Marten den Uijl, better known as Joop den Uyl (Dutch: [ˈjoːb dən ˈœyl] (listen); 9 August 1919 – 24 December 1987) was a Dutch politician and economist who served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 1973 to 1977. He was a member of the Labour Party (PvdA).Den Uyl studied Economics at the University of Amsterdam obtaining a Master of Economics degree and worked as a civil servant at the Ministry of Economic Affairs from February 1942 until May 1945 and as a journalist and editor for Het Parool and Vrij Nederland from May 1945 until January 1949. Den Uyl served as director of the Wiardi Beckman Foundation from January 1949 until June 1963. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joop den Uyl has received more than 207,260 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia. Joop den Uyl is the 7,386th most popular politician (down from 6,419th in 2019), the 291st most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 259th in 2019) and the 46th most popular Dutch Politician.

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Among politicians, Joop den Uyl ranks 7,386 out of 15,577Before him are Ernest, Margrave of Austria, Pascal Lissouba, Al-Mustadi, Alexander Ankvab, Guido Cantelli, and Fulk I, Count of Anjou. After him are Ronald Inglehart, Julius Dorpmüller, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, Ahmed Shafik, Adelaide of Paris, and Prince Rupert of the Rhine.

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Among people born in 1919, Joop den Uyl ranks 82Before him are George Wallace, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Abdel Hakim Amer, Frederik Pohl, Christoph Probst, and Rubén González. After him are P. F. Strawson, Ginette Neveu, Margaret Burbidge, Hermann Gmeiner, Uta Hagen, and Pierre Soulages. Among people deceased in 1987, Joop den Uyl ranks 69Before him are Herbert Blumer, Nobuhito, Prince Takamatsu, Charan Singh, Will Sampson, Tawfiq al-Hakim, and Masatoshi Nakayama. After him are Alfred Bester, Bertrand de Jouvenel, Zeca Afonso, Danny Kaye, Morton Feldman, and Henri Cochet.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Joop den Uyl ranks 291 out of 1,427Before him are Frank de Boer (1970), Esaias van de Velde (1587), Jan van Huysum (1682), Jaap Stam (1972), Marc Overmars (1973), and Pieter Boddaert (1730). After him are Henry Casimir II, Prince of Nassau-Dietz (1657), Jan Janssen (1940), Arend Lijphart (1936), Willem van de Velde the Younger (1633), Dries van Agt (1931), and William, Prince of Orange (1840).

Among POLITICIANS In Netherlands

Among politicians born in Netherlands, Joop den Uyl ranks 46Before him are Hendrik Verwoerd (1901), Geert Wilders (1963), William I, Count of Holland (1167), Jan Peter Balkenende (1956), Henk Sneevliet (1883), and Geert Adriaans Boomgaard (1788). After him are Henry Casimir II, Prince of Nassau-Dietz (1657), Dries van Agt (1931), William, Prince of Orange (1840), Baldwin III, Count of Flanders (940), Sicco Mansholt (1908), and Frans Timmermans (1961).