Piet de Jong

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Piet de Jong
Piet de Jong 1970.jpg
Parliamentary leader of the Catholic People's Party in the Senate
In office
May 11, 1971 – September 17, 1974
Precedit biJan Niers
Succeedit biJan Teijssen
Member of the Senate
In office
May 11, 1971 – September 17, 1974
Prime meenister of the Netherlands
In office
April 5, 1967 – July 6, 1971
MonarchJuliana
DeputeJohan Witteveen
Joop Bakker
Precedit biJelle Zijlstra
Succeedit biBarend Biesheuvel
Minister of Economic Affairs
In office
January 7, 1970 – January 14, 1970
Prime MeenisterPiet de Jong
Precedit biLeo de Block
Succeedit biRoelof Nelissen
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
February 23, 1967 – April 5, 1967
Minister of Defence
In office
July 24, 1963 – April 5, 1967
Prime MeenisterVictor Marijnen (1963-1965)
Jo Cals (1965-1966)
Jelle Zijlstra (1966-1967)
Precedit biSim Visser
Succeedit biWillem den Toom
State Secretary for Defence
In office
June 25, 1959 – July 24, 1963
Servin with Michael Calmeyer
Prime MeenisterJan de Quay
Precedit biHarry Moorman
Succeedit biAdri van Es
Personal details
BornPetrus Jozef Sietze de Jong
3 Apryle 1915(1915-04-03)
Apeldoorn, Netherlands
Dee'd27 Julie 2016 (aged 101)
NaitionalityDutch
Poleetical pairtyChristian Democratic Appeal
(from 1980)
Ither poleetical
affiliations
Catholic People's Party
(1959-1980)
Spoose(s)Anneke Bartels
(m. 1947-2010; her death)
BairnsMaria (born 1948)
Jos (born 1949)
Gijs (born 1952)[1]
ResidenceThe Hague, Netherlands[2]
Alma materRoyal Netherlands Naval College
ThriftPolitician
Naval officer
ReligionRoman Catholicism
AwairdsOrder of Orange-Nassau
(Knight Grand Cross)
Bronze Cross (2)
Distinguished Service Cross
Medal for Order and Peace
War Memorial Cross
Militar service
Nickname(s)Little Piet
Her Majesty's own garden gnome
AllegianceThe Netherlands
Service/branchRoyal Netherlands Navy
(Royal Netherlands Navy Submarine Service)
Years o service1934-1959
(Reserve from 1959-1963)
RankCaptain Captain
CommandsHNLMS O 24
HNLMS De Zeeuw
HNLMS Gelderland
Battles/warsWorld War II Cold War
Aide-de-campQueen Juliana
(1955-1958)
Chief of staffInspector General of the Navy Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1955-1958)

Petrus Jozef Sietse "Piet" de Jong (born 3 Aprile 1915; died 27 Julie 2016) wis an umwhile Prime meenister o the Netherlands, an the seicont Dutch prime meenister tae reach the age o 100 (the ither wis Willem Drees). He servit frae 5 Aprile 1967 tae 6 Julie 1971.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Brouwer, Jan Willem; van Merriënboer, Johan (2001). Van buitengaats naar Binnenhof: P.J.S. de Jong, een biografie. Sdu Uitgevers. ISBN 9789012087742. Retrieved April 3, 2013.
  2. (in Dutch) Pietje, Reformed Political Party, October 3, 2010