Wierenga in 2007
|Mayor of Enschede|
September 1977 – April 1994
|Preceded by||Auke Johannes Vleer|
|Succeeded by||Jan Mans|
|Born||March 6, 1933|
|Died||September 21, 2013|
|Political party||Labour Party (PvdA)|
Heiko "Ko" Wierenga (March 6, 1933 – September 21, 2013) was a Dutch politician and member of the Labour Party (PvdA). He served as the Mayor of the municipality of Enschede from September 1977 until April 1994. Under Wierenga, artwork by Joop Hekman, called Het ei van Ko, was installed near Enschede's town hall in 1984.
Prior to becoming Mayor, Wierenga served in the House of Representatives from 1967 to 1977. He then worked for the Centraal Bureau voor de Arbeidsvoorziening as leaving the mayor's office in 1994.
Ko Wierenga died on September 21, 2013, at the age of 80.
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