Jan Rudolph Slotemaker de Bruïne

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Jan Rudolph Slotemaker de Bruïne

Jan Rudolph Slotemaker de Bruïne (6 May 1869 – 1 May 1941) was a Dutch Christian Historical politician.

Jan Rudolph Slotemaker de Bruïne was born on 6 May 1869 in Sliedrecht. Ordained in 1894 as a Reformed minister, he started working in Utrecht in 1907. He became professor of Theology at the University of Utrecht. After a railway strike in 1903 he realised that the Church holds important social obligations and since then he has also participated in politics. In 1926 he became minister of labour, in 1933 and 1935 minister of social affairs and education. On 1 May 1941 Slotemaker de Bruine died in Wassenaar.