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 49)
Hessisch-Oldendorf, West Germany
Nationality Dutch
Political party Socialist Party
Residence Doesburg, Netherlands
Alma mater Radboud University Nijmegen (PhD)
Occupation Politician
Civil servant

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.