Jan Donner

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For the Dutch chess player, see Jan Hein Donner.
Donner in 1926

Jan Donner (3 February 1891, Assen – 2 February 1981, The Hague) was a Dutch politician.

Donner was Minister of Justice from 1926 to 1933, President of the Dutch Supreme Court from 1946 to 1961, and was named Minister of State in 1971 for his services to the State.

He was the father of the chess player Jan Hein Donner and the jurist André Donner and the grandfather of the current Minister of Social Affairs and Employment Piet Hein Donner.

References[edit]

This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Dutch Wikipedia.