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Bolkestein, Gerrit

Date of birth:
October 9th, 1871 (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Date of death:
September 8th, 1956 (The Hague, the Netherlands)
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Political Career During World War II:
August 10, 1939 to June 24, 1945: Minister of Education, Arts and Sciences
June 10, 1941 to August 1944: Secretary of the Council of Ministers
June 1945 to July 1, 1948: Personal adviser to the Minister of Education, Arts and Sciences

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 15th, 1946
Commandeur in de Orde van Oranje Nassau (ON.3)
Ridder in de Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw (NL.3)

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