Rob Oudkerk

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Rob Oudkerk

Robert Herman (Rob) Oudkerk (born 20 March 1955 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch politician and general practitioner. Oudkerk was born in Amsterdam. He was the son of a Jewish butcher and a nurse. His grandfather was David Cohen, who was President of the Jewish Council during World War II.[1] He has served as a member of the Dutch House of Representatives for the Dutch Labour Party and as alderman of education in Amsterdam. During his time as a local politician in Amsterdam, he was beset by scandals, such as that he frequented a streetwalking zone for drug-addicted prostitutes, while still being a general practitioner.[2]


  1. ^ Rob Oudkerk, 25 February 2002
  2. ^ "Oudkerk resigns over prostitution scandal". Expatica. 19 January 2004. Retrieved 30 April 2022.

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