Neelie Kroes

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Neelie Kroes (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈneːli ˈkrus]; born 19 July 1941) is a retired Dutch politician of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) and businessperson who served as European Commissioner from 22 November 2004 to 1 November 2014.Kroes studied Economics at the Rotterdam School of Economics obtaining a Master of Economics degree. Kroes worked as a researcher at her alma mater from September 1963 to April 1968 and as a corporate director for a transport company in Delft from April 1968 until August 1971 and for the chamber of commerce of Rotterdam from July 1969 until August 1971. Kroes became a Member of the House of Representatives shortly after the election of 1971 on 3 August 1971 and served as a frontbencher and spokesperson for Transport and Education. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Neelie Kroes has received more than 152,416 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Neelie Kroes is the 10,688th most popular politician (down from 9,887th in 2019), the 492nd most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 426th in 2019) and the 77th most popular Dutch Politician.

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Among politicians, Neelie Kroes ranks 10,688 out of 15,710Before her are Charlie Whiting, Maria Angelina Doukaina Palaiologina, Lorenzo Priuli, Geoffrey I, Duke of Brittany, Harald Edelstam, and Henry Pottinger. After her are Igor Dodon, José María Guido, Black Kettle, Grace Coolidge, Vladimir Petrov, and Abhisit Vejjajiva.

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Among people born in 1941, Neelie Kroes ranks 267Before her are Ayşe Kulin, David Crystal, Angelo Domenghini, Fred West, Ana Maria Machado, and Lucien Aimar. After her are Alfred Aho, Hipólito Mejía, Tomaž Šalamun, Dr. John, Gabriel Zubeir Wako, and Jaan Kaplinski.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Neelie Kroes ranks 492 out of 1,209Before her are Hennie Kuiper (1949), Maarten Schmidt (1929), Gerrie Mühren (1946), Henri Nouwen (1932), George Knobel (1922), and Dirk Brouwer (1902). After her are Richard Witschge (1969), Frits Bolkestein (1933), Louis Andriessen (1939), Johannes Meursius (1579), Tim Krabbé (1943), and Willem Hendrik Keesom (1876).

Among POLITICIANS In Netherlands

Among politicians born in Netherlands, Neelie Kroes ranks 77Before her are Gottfried van Swieten (1733), Barend Biesheuvel (1920), Jelle Zijlstra (1918), Alexander Rueb (1882), Princess Amalia of Nassau-Dietz (1710), and Ernesto Hoost (1965). After her are Frits Bolkestein (1933), Cornelis Lely (1854), Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy (1885), Hendrikus Colijn (1869), Willem Schermerhorn (1894), and Henri Alexis Brialmont (1821).

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