Agnes Kant

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Agnes Kant
Agnes Kant 2009.jpg
Parliamentary leader - Socialist Party
House of Representatives (Netherlands)
In office
20 June 2008 – 4 March 2010
Preceded by Jan Marijnissen
Succeeded by Emile Roemer
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
19 May 1998 – 16 June 2010
Personal details
Born Agnes Catharina Kant
(1967-01-20) 20 January 1967 (age 47)
Hessisch-Oldendorf, West Germany
Nationality Dutch
Political party Socialist Party
Residence Doesburg, Netherlands
Alma mater Radboud University Nijmegen (PhD)
Occupation Politician
Civil servant
Religion Atheism

Agnes Catharina Kant (born 20 January 1967) is a retired Dutch politician of the Socialist Party (Socialistische Partij - SP). She was an MP from 1998 to 2010. She was also the parliamentary leader in the House of Representatives from 20 June 2008 [1][2] until 4 March 2010. After suffering major losses in the municipal elections of 3 March 2010, she stepped down as parliamentary group leader and announced she would not be a candidate for re-election in the upcoming national elections.[3]


  1. ^ (Dutch) Kant wordt SP-leider. Nederlandse Omroep Stichting. Retrieved on 2008-06-19.
  2. ^ (Dutch) SP-Kamerlid Agnes Kant. Socialist Party. Retrieved on 2008-06-19.
  3. ^ (Dutch) Kant ziet af van lijsttrekkerschap. Telegraaf. Retrieved on 2010-03-04.