List of cabinets of the Netherlands

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This is a list of cabinets of the Netherlands after the Second World War. Also see the list of cabinets of the Netherlands between 1848 and 1945. Note: the first party mentioned provided prime minister.

Cabinet Prime Minister Parties Orientation From Until Formation
(days)
Duration
(days)
Demissionary
(days)
Status
Schermerhorn-Drees Willem Schermerhorn VDB, SDAP, KVP, ARP Broad basis June 24, 1945 July 3, 1946 30 326 48 extra-parliamentary cabinet
Beel I Louis Beel KVP, PvdA Roman/Red July 3, 1946 August 7, 1948 36 735 31 conventional
Drees-Van Schaik
(Drees I)
Willem Drees PvdA, KVP, CHU, VVD Broad basis August 7, 1948 March 15, 1951 26 900 50 conventional
Drees I
(Drees II)
PvdA, KVP, ARP, CHU Broad basis March 15, 1951 September 2, 1952 35 467 69 conventional
Drees II
(Drees III)
PvdA, KVP, ARP, CHU Broad basis September 2, 1952 October 13, 1956 65 1389 122 conventional
Drees III
(Drees IV)
PvdA, KVP, ARP, CHU Broad basis October 13, 1956 December 22, 1958 108 789 11 conventional
Beel II Louis Beel KVP, ARP, CHU Christian December 22, 1958 May 19, 1959 10 80 67 minority care taker cabinet
De Quay Jan de Quay KVP, ARP, CHU, VVD Centre-right May 19, 1959 July 24, 1963 61 1552 70 conventional
Marijnen Victor Marijnen KVP, ARP, CHU, VVD Centre-right July 24, 1963 April 14, 1965 63 584 45 conventional
Cals Jo Cals KVP, ARP, PvdA Roman/Red April 14, 1965 November 22, 1966 40 548 39 conventional
Zijlstra Jelle Zijlstra ARP, KVP Christian November 22, 1966 April 5, 1967 35 85 48 minority care taker cabinet
De Jong Piet de Jong KVP, ARP, CHU, VVD Centre-right April 5, 1967 July 6, 1971 34 1484 69 conventional
Biesheuvel I Barend Biesheuvel ARP, KVP, CHU, VVD, DS70 Centre-right July 6, 1971 August 9, 1972 52 400 27 conventional
Biesheuvel II ARP, KVP, CHU, VVD Centre-right August 9, 1972 May 11, 1973 27 0 275 minority care taker cabinet
Den Uyl Joop den Uyl PvdA, KVP, ARP, D'66, PPR Broad basis May 11, 1973 December 19, 1977 151 1411 272 extra-parliamentary cabinet
Van Agt I Dries van Agt CDA, VVD Centre-right December 19, 1977 September 11, 1981 189 1253 108 conventional
Van Agt II CDA, PvdA, D66 Centre-left September 11, 1981 May 29, 1982 129 226 17 conventional
Van Agt III CDA, D66 Centre-left May 29, 1982 November 4, 1982 15 102 57 minority care taker cabinet
Lubbers I Ruud Lubbers CDA, VVD Centre-right November 4, 1982 July 14, 1986 56 1294 53 conventional
Lubbers II CDA, VVD Centre-right July 14, 1986 November 7, 1989 53 1024 188 conventional
Lubbers III CDA, PvdA Roman/Red November 7, 1989 August 22, 1994 59 1644 104 conventional
Kok I Wim Kok PvdA, VVD, D66 Purple August 22, 1994 August 3, 1998 106 1353 89 conventional
Kok II PvdA, VVD, D66 Purple August 3, 1998 July 22, 2002 77 1364 97 conventional
Balkenende I Jan Peter Balkenende CDA, LPF, VVD Centre-right July 22, 2002 May 27, 2003 67 86 223 conventional
Balkenende II CDA, VVD, D66 Centre-right May 27, 2003 July 7, 2006 129 1139 7 conventional
Balkenende III CDA, VVD Centre-right July 7, 2006 February 22, 2007 7 138 92 minority care taker cabinet
Balkenende IV CDA, PvdA, CU Centre-left February 22, 2007 October 14, 2010 91 1092 238 conventional
Rutte I Mark Rutte VVD, CDA (and PVV) Centre-right October 14, 2010 November 5, 2012 127 556 197 minority cabinet
Rutte II VVD, PvdA Purple November 5, 2012 54 conventional