Herman Tjeenk Willink

Politician

1942 –

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Who is Herman Tjeenk Willink?

Herman Diederik Tjeenk Willink is a retired Dutch politician of the Labour Party. He was the Vice President of the Council of State from July 1, 1997 until February 1, 2012.

He previously served as a Member of the Senate from June 23, 1987 and became the President of the Senate on June 11, 1991. He resigned both positions on March 11, 1997 when he became the Vice President of the Council of State taking office on July 1, 1997, and therefore the most important advisor to Queen Beatrix during that time.

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Born
Jan 23, 1942
Amsterdam
Also known as
  • Herman Diederik Tjeenk Willink
Nationality
  • Netherlands
Profession
Education
  • Leiden University
  • University of Amsterdam
  • University of Paris
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam
Lived in
  • Amsterdam
  • The Hague

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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