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Gerrit BRAKS

Gerrit BRAKS, Odiliapeel, Netherlands. Knight of the Order of the Dutch Lion.


  • BRAKS, Gerrit was born on May 23, 1933 in Odiliapeel, Netherlands.

  • Education

    • Secondary and Horticultural School, Agricultural University, Wageningen.


    • Assistant Agricultural Attaché, European Community, Brussels, 1966-1967. Secretary of NCB, Tilburg, 1967-1969. Agricultural Consultant for the Netherlands at the European Community, Brussels, 1969-1977.

      Member of the Second Chamber, 1977-1980, 1981, 1981-1982, since 1986. Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries since 1980. Worked for agricultural company, until 1955.

      Assistant. State Agricultural Information Service, 1955-1958. Head of Department Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, 1965-1966.


    Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Appeal

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    Born May 23, 1933