Gerd Leers

Politician

1951 –

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Who is Gerd Leers?

Gerardus Bernardus Maria "Gerd" Leers is a former Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal. He was the Minister for Immigration, Integration and Asylum Affairs in the first Rutte cabinet from October 14, 2010 to November 5, 2012. He was a member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands between September 1990 and February 2002. He became mayor of Maastricht in 2002, but he resigned following an affair concerning a holiday villa project in Byala, Varna Province in Bulgaria.

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Born
Jul 12, 1951
Kerkrade
Also known as
  • Gerardus Bernardus Maria Leers
  • Mayor Gerd Leers
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • Netherlands
Profession
Education
  • Radboud University Nijmegen
  • University of Central Missouri
Lived in
  • Maastricht

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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