Jan de Koning (politician)

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Jan de Koning
Jan de Koning 1981 (1).jpg
Jan de Koning in 1981
Extraordinary Member
of the Council of State
In office
1 January 1990 – 8 October 1994
Vice PresidentWillem Scholten
Minister of the Interior
In office
3 February 1987 – 6 May 1987
Ad interim
Prime MinisterRuud Lubbers
Preceded byKees van Dijk
Succeeded byKees van Dijk
Minister of Social Affairs
and Employment
In office
6 May 1987 – 7 November 1989
Prime MinisterRuud Lubbers
Preceded byLouw de Graaf (Ad interim)
Succeeded byBert de Vries
In office
4 November 1982 – 3 February 1987
Prime MinisterRuud Lubbers
Preceded byLouw de Graaf
Succeeded byLouw de Graaf (Ad interim)
Minister for Suriname and
Netherlands Antilles Affairs
In office
29 May 1982 – 7 November 1989
Prime MinisterDries van Agt (1982)
Ruud Lubbers (1982–1989)
Preceded byJoop den Uyl
Succeeded byRuud Lubbers (Ad interim)
Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries
In office
11 September 1981 – 4 November 1982
Prime MinisterDries van Agt
Preceded byGerrit Braks
Succeeded byGerrit Braks
Minister of Defence
In office
4 March 1978 – 8 March 1978
Ad interim
Prime MinisterDries van Agt
Preceded byRoelof Kruisinga
Succeeded byWillem Scholten
Minister for Development Cooperation
In office
19 December 1977 – 11 September 1981
Prime MinisterDries van Agt
Preceded byJan Pronk
Succeeded byKees van Dijk
Chairman of the Anti-Revolutionary Party
In office
11 May 1973 – 13 December 1975
LeaderBarend Biesheuvel (1973)
Willem Aantjes (1973–1975)
Preceded byAntoon Veerman
Succeeded byHans de Boer
Member of the European Parliament
In office
22 September 1971 – 19 December 1977
Parliamentary groupChristian Democratic Group
ConstituencyNetherlands
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
3 June 1986 – 14 July 1986
In office
16 September 1982 – 4 November 1982
In office
10 June 1981 – 9 September 1981
In office
10 May 1971 – 19 December 1977
Parliamentary groupChristian Democratic Appeal
(1981–1986)
Anti-Revolutionary Party
(1971–1977)
Member of the Senate
In office
16 September 1969 – 10 May 1971
Parliamentary groupAnti-Revolutionary Party
Personal details
Born
Jan de Koning

(1926-08-31)31 August 1926
Zwartsluis, Netherlands
Died8 October 1994(1994-10-08) (aged 68)
Leiden, Netherlands
Cause of deathCancer
NationalityDutch
Political partyChristian Democratic Appeal
(from 1980)
Other political
affiliations
Anti-Revolutionary Party
(until 1980)
Spouse(s)
Molly Rellum
(m. 1954; his death 1994)
Children2 sons
Alma materUtrecht University
(Bachelor of Social Science, Master of Social Science)
OccupationPolitician · Trade unionist · Social geographer · Researcher · Professor
Military service
AllegianceNetherlands
Branch/serviceRoyal Netherlands
East Indies Army
Years of service1945–1948
RankNl-landmacht-korporaal.svg Corporal

Jan de Koning (31 August 1926 – 8 October 1994) was a Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA).

Decorations[edit]

Honours
Ribbon bar Honour Country Date Comment
NLD Order of Orange-Nassau - Knight Grand Cross BAR.png Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Orange-Nassau Netherlands 7 November 1989

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Official
Party political offices
Preceded by
Antoon Veerman
Chairman of the
Anti-Revolutionary Party

1973–1975
Succeeded by
Hans de Boer
Political offices
Preceded by
Jan Pronk
Minister for Development Cooperation
1977–1981
Succeeded by
Kees van Dijk
Preceded by
Roelof Kruisinga
Minister of Defence
Ad interim

1978
Succeeded by
Willem Scholten
Preceded by
Gerrit Braks
Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries
1981–1982
Succeeded by
Gerrit Braks
Preceded by
Joop den Uyl
Minister for Suriname and
Netherlands Antilles Affairs

1982–1989
Succeeded by
Ruud Lubbers
Ad interim
Preceded by
Louw de Graaf
Minister of Social Affairs
and Employment

1982–1987
1987–1989
Succeeded by
Louw de Graaf
Ad interim
Preceded by
Louw de Graaf
Ad interim
Succeeded by
Bert de Vries
Preceded by
Kees van Dijk
Minister of the Interior
Ad interim

1987
Succeeded by
Kees van Dijk