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Bram STEMERDINK

Bram STEMERDINK, Dutch Member of the Second Chamber. Knight in Dutch Lion Order; Commander in Oranje-Nassau Order. Board of supervisors, WF Holding, North-Atlantic Assembly, European Movement in the Netherlands.

Background

  • STEMERDINK, Bram was born on March 6, 1936 in Winterswyk, Netherlands. Parents: Stemerdink and Ribbink.

  • Education

    • HBSB (sec. ed.), 1955. Royal Military Academy 1959. Gymnasium-B (higher secretary ed.), 1964.

      Masters in law, 1969. Spoken languages: English. French, German, Dutch.

    Career

    • Member of Provincial States, Noord-Brabant. Member of town-council, 's-Hertogenbosch. President PvdA/PPR group, ’s-Hertogenbosch town council.

      Member of Second Chamber, 1970-1973, 1978-1981. Since 1982; Secretary of State, Defence, 1973-1976 and 1981-1982. Minister of Defense, 1977.

      Officer. Royal Landforce. Secretary of war council. ’s-Hertogenbosch; secretary, commission of objections.

    Works

    • Newspapers, magazines, book: ‘Diaries’.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Labour Party

    Membership

    Board of supervisors, WF Holding, North-Atlantic Assembly, European Movement in the Netherlands.

    Personality

    Interests

    History, literature; Foreign policies, defence policies, human rights.

    Connections

    • Spouse Elly Clasina Cornelia (née Baaij), 1962. Children: Jeroen.
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    Born March 6, 1936
    Nationality

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