Sadet Karabulut

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Sadet Karabulut
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Sadet Karabulut in 2012
Member of the House of Representatives
Assumed office
26 November 2013
In office
14 April 2011 – 5 August 2013
In office
30 November 2006 – 11 January 2011
Member of the municipal council of Amsterdam
In office
16 March 2006 – 29 November 2006
Personal details
Born (1975-04-28) 28 April 1975 (age 42)
Dordrecht, Netherlands
Political party Socialist Party
Residence Amsterdam, Netherlands
Religion Atheist[1]

Sadet Karabulut (born 28 April 1975) is a Dutch politician and former civil servant and trade unionist of Kurdish descent.[2] As a member of the Socialist Party (Socialistische Partij) she has been an MP since 30 November 2006. From 11 January till 14 April 2011 she was on maternity leave and therefore replaced by Rik Janssen. She focuses on matters of social affairs (poverty reduction, social assistance, purchasing power and child benefit), emancipation and social integration.

From March till November 2006 she was a member of the municipal council of Amsterdam.

Karabulut studied public administration at Erasmus University Rotterdam and was active in the Dutch National Students' Trade Union (LSVb). She is a leading member of the Dutch branch of the Democratic Workers' Clubs Federation (Demokratik Isci Dernekleri Federasyonu, DIDF).

In February 2013 Karabulut stated she would refuse to pledge loyalty to the soon-to-be-King, Dutch Crown Prince Willem Alexander, during his inauguration ceremony. She cited that the procedure was overly ceremonial as she had already pledged allegiance when she was admitted to the House of Representatives. She is also a convinced republican.[3]

Karabulut temporarily resigned from the House of Representatives for a maternity leave, she was replaced on 3 September 2013 by Tjitske Siderius. Karabulut returned from leave on 26 November 2013.[4]


  1. ^ Thijs Niemantsverdriet (8 November 2014). "'Politiek is ons lot, berusten kan niet'". NRC Handelsblad. Retrieved 15 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "Koos de Wilt Concept » Sadet Karabulut, Tweede Kamerlid SP". 16 December 2009. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "SP'ers weigeren eed troonswisseling" (in Dutch). De Telegraaf. 14 February 2013. Retrieved 9 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Tijdelijke vervanging in de SP-Tweede Kamerfractie" (in Dutch). 13 August 2013. Retrieved 9 October 2013. 

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