Agnes Kant

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Agnes Kant
Agnes Kant 2009.jpg
Agnes Kant in 2006
Leader of the Socialist Party
In office
20 June 2008 – 5 March 2010
Preceded by Jan Marijnissen
Succeeded by Emile Roemer
Parliamentary leader of the Socialist Party in the House of Representatives of the Netherlands
In office
20 June 2008 – 5 March 2010
Preceded by Jan Marijnissen
Succeeded by Emile Roemer
Member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands
In office
19 May 1998 – 17 June 2010
Personal details
Born Agnes Catharina Kant
(1967-01-20) 20 January 1967 (age 50)
Hessisch-Oldendorf, West Germany
Nationality Dutch
Political party Socialist Party (from 1989)
Children 2 daughters
Residence Doesburg, Netherlands
Alma mater Radboud University Nijmegen (Bachelor of Medical Sciences, Master of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy)
Occupation Politician
Researcher
Nonprofit director

Agnes Catharina Kant (born 20 January 1967) is a retired Dutch politician of the Socialist Party (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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Dutch) Kant wordt SP-leider Archived June 22, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.. Nederlandse Omroep Stichting. Retrieved on 2008-06-19.
  2. ^ (in Dutch) SP-Kamerlid Agnes Kant Archived April 5, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.. Socialist Party. Retrieved on 2008-06-19.
  3. ^ (in Dutch) Kant ziet af van lijsttrekkerschap. Telegraaf. Retrieved on 2010-03-04.

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Official
Party political offices
Preceded by
Jan Marijnissen
Leader of the Socialist Party
2008–2010
Succeeded by
Emile Roemer
Parliamentary Leader of the Socialist Party
in the House of Representatives of the Netherlands

2008–2010