Chris van der Klaauw

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Chris van der Klaauw
Kabinetsformatie dr CA van der Klaauw (VVD) nieuwe minister van Buitenlandse, Bestanddeelnr 929-4807.jpg
Chris van der Klaauw in 1977
Ambassador of the
Netherlands to Portugal
In office
1 August 1986 – 1 September 1989
Preceded byLeopold Quarles van Ufford
Succeeded byUnknown
Ambassador of the
Netherlands to Belgium
In office
1 January 1982 – 1 August 1986
Preceded byUnknown
Succeeded byH.M.S Schaapveld
Permanent Representative
of the Netherlands to the
European Union
In office
1 January 1982 – 1 August 1986
Preceded byUnknown
Succeeded byUnknown
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
19 December 1977 – 11 September 1981
Prime MinisterDries van Agt
Preceded byMax van der Stoel
Succeeded byMax van der Stoel
Permanent Representative
of the Netherlands to NATO
In office
1 January 1975 – 19 December 1977
Preceded byUnknown
Succeeded byUnknown
Personal details
Born
Christoph Albert van der Klaauw

(1924-08-13)13 August 1924
Leiden, Netherlands
Died16 March 2005(2005-03-16) (aged 80)
The Hague, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Political partyPeople's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Spouse(s)
Leontine van Noort
(m. 1952; his death 2005)
ChildrenJan Willem van der Klaauw
1 other son
Alma materLeiden University
(Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy)
OccupationPolitician · Diplomat · Civil servant · Historian

Christoph Albert "Chris" van der Klaauw (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkrɪstɔf ˈɑlbərt ˈkrɪs fɑn dɛr ˈklʌu];[1] 13 August 1924 – 16 March 2005) was a Dutch politician and diplomat of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD).

From 19 December 1977 to 11 Septembter 1981, he was Minister of Foreign Affairs in the first Van Agt cabinet. He then became the Dutch ambassador to Belgium (1982–1986) and Portugal (1986–1989).[2]

Decorations[edit]

Honours
Ribbon bar Honour Country Date Comment
NLD Order of the Dutch Lion - Knight BAR.png Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion Netherlands 26 October 1981
NLD Order of Orange-Nassau - Commander BAR.png Commander of the Order of Orange-Nassau Netherlands 1 September 1989

References[edit]

  1. ^ In isolation, van is pronounced [vɑn].
  2. ^ "Dr. Ch.A. (Chris) van der Klaauw". Parlement & Politiek (in Dutch). Parlementair Documentatie Centrum. Retrieved 10 October 2012.

External links[edit]

Official
Political offices
Preceded by
Max van der Stoel
Minister of Foreign Affairs
1977–1981
Succeeded by
Max van der Stoel
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Unknown
Permanent Representative
of the Netherlands to NATO

1975–1977
Succeeded by
Unknown
Preceded by
Unknown
Permanent Representative
of the Netherlands to the
European Union

1982–1986
Succeeded by
Unknown
Preceded by
Unknown
Ambassador of the
Netherlands to Belgium

1982–1986
Succeeded by
H.M.S Schaapveld
Preceded by
Leopold Quarles van Ufford
Ambassador of the
Netherlands to Portugal

1986–1989
Succeeded by
Unknown