Ingrid van Engelshoven

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Ingrid van Engelshoven
Ingrid van Engelshoven (cropped).jpg
Van Engelshoven in 2017
Minister of Education, Culture and Science
Assumed office
26 October 2017
Prime MinisterMark Rutte
Preceded byJet Bussemaker
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
23 March 2017 – 26 October 2017
Parliamentary groupDemocrats 66
Chairwoman of the Democrats 66
In office
12 May 2007 – 9 March 2013
LeaderAlexander Pechtold
Preceded byGerard Schouw (ad interim)
Succeeded byFleur Gräper
Personal details
Born
Ingrid Katharina van Engelshoven

(1966-07-12) 12 July 1966 (age 53)
Delfzijl, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Political partyDemocrats 66 (from 1986)
Children1 daughter
ResidenceThe Hague, Netherlands
Alma materRadboud University Nijmegen
(Bachelor of Social Science, Master of Social Science)
Leiden University
(Bachelor of Laws, Master of Laws)
OccupationPolitician · Civil servant · Jurist · Management consultant · Political consultant
WebsiteMinister of Education, Culture and Science

Ingrid Katharina van Engelshoven (born 12 July 1966) is a Dutch politician serving as Minister of Education, Culture and Science in the Third Rutte cabinet since 26 October 2017.[1]

A member of Democrats 66 (D66) party, she was the party chairwoman from 12 May 2007 until 9 March 2013; before her election to the House of Representatives in 2017, she had been a alderman in The Hague, starting 28 May 2010. Van Engelshoven studied political science at Radboud University Nijmegen and law at Leiden University. On 26 October 2017, she was appointed as Minister for Education, Culture and Science in Mark Rutte's third cabinet, the first member of her party to hold the position.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minister Ingrid van Engelshoven (D66) 'reanimeerde' de partij" (in Dutch). NOS. 23 October 2017. Retrieved 11 March 2019.

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Official
Party political offices
Preceded by
Gerard Schouw
Ad interim
Chairwoman of
the Democrats 66

2007–2013
Succeeded by
Fleur Gräper
Political offices
Preceded by
Jet Bussemaker
Minister of Education,
Culture and Science

2017–present
Incumbent