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List of Ministers of the Interior of the Netherlands

The Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (Dutch: Minister van Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties) is the head of the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations and a member of the Cabinet of the Netherlands. The current Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations is Kajsa Ollongren of the Democrats 66, who has been in office since 26 October 2017 and who also serves as Second Deputy Prime Minister.[1]

Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations of the Netherlands
Minister van Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties
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Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations Kajsa Ollongren
Incumbent
Kajsa Ollongren

since 26 October 2017
Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations
StyleHis/Her Excellency
Member ofCouncil of Ministers
AppointerMark Rutte
as Prime Minister
Formation12 March 1798; 221 years ago (1798-03-12)
First holderAlexander Gogel
(as Secretary for the Interior)
DeputyRaymond Knops
as State Secretary for
the Interior and Kingdom Relations
Salary157,287 (As of 2017)
(including 4,193 of expenses)
WebsiteMinister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations

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Ministers of the Interior (1801–1866)Edit

Agent of the Interior Term of office Party Regime
  Alexander Gogel
(1765–1821)
19 June 1801 –
4 July 1801
Independent Staatsbewind
Secretary of State for the Interior Term of office Party Regime
  Hendrik van Stralen
(1751–1821)
2 May 1805 –
20 June 1806
Independent Rutger Jan Schimmelpenninck
Minister of the Interior Term of office Party Regime
  Johan Hendrik Mollerus
(1750–1834)
4 July 1806 –
17 May 1808
Independent Louis I
  Frédéric Auguste van Leyden
van Westbarendrecht

(1768–1821)
17 May 1808 –
8 December 1808
Independent
  Adriaan Pieter Twent van Raaphorst
(1745–1816)
8 December 1808 –
27 May 1809
Independent
Minister of Worship and the Interior Term of office Party Regime
  Godert van der Capellen
(1778–1848)
27 May 1809 –
1 January 1811
Independent Louis I
Commissioner-General for the Interior Term of office Party Regime
  Hendrik van Stralen
(1751–1821)
29 November 1813 –
6 April 1814
Independent William Frederick
Secretary of State for the Interior Term of office Party Regime
  Jonkheer
Willem Frederik Röell
(1767–1835)
6 April 1814 –
9 February 1817
Independent William Frederick / William I
Minister of the Interior Term of office Party Regime
  Patrice de Coninck
(1770–1827)
21 February 1817 –
1 January 1820
Independent William I
Minister of the Interior, Water Management and Public Works Term of office Party Regime
  Patrice de Coninck
(1770–1827)
1 January 1820 –
30 March 1824
Independent William I
Minister of the Interior, Education and Water Management Term of office Party Regime
  Patrice de Coninck
(1770–1827)
30 March 1824 –
5 April 1825
Independent William I
Minister of the Interior Term of office Party Regime
  Patrice de Coninck
(1770–1827)
5 April 1825 –
22 June 1825
Independent William I
  Pierre van Gobbelschroy
(1784–1850)
22 June 1825 –
1 January 1830
Independent
  Jonkheer
Edmond de la Coste
(1778–1870)
1 January 1830 –
22 October 1830
Independent
  Hendrik Jacob van Doorn
van Westcapelle

(1786–1853)
4 October 1830 –
1 December 1836
Independent
  Hendrik Merkus de Kock
(1779–1845)
1 December 1836 –
1 June 1841
Independent
William II
  Willem Anne Schimmelpenninck
van der Oye

(1800–1872)
1 June 1841 –
15 February 1846
Independent
  Johan Adriaan van der Heim
van Duivendijke

(1791–1870)
15 February 1846 –
1 June 1846
Ad interim
Independent
  Cornelis Vollenhoven
(1778–1849)
1 June 1846 –
12 October 1846
Ad interim
Independent
  Lodewijk Napoleon van Randwijck
(1807–1891)
12 October 1846 –
1 January 1848
Independent
  Johan Adriaan van der Heim
van Duivendijke

(1791–1870)
1 January 1848 –
25 March 1848
Independent
Minister of the Interior Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Lodewijk Caspar Luzac
(1786–1861)
25 March 1848 –
13 May 1848
[Res]
Independent Gerrit Schimmelpenninck
(Schimmelpenninck)
  Jacob de Kempenaer
(Prime Minister Nov 1848–Nov 1849)
(1793–1870)
13 May 1848 –
1 November 1849
Independent Gerrit Schimmelpenninck
(Schimmelpenninck)
Jacob de Kempenaer
(De Kempenaer-Donker Curtius)
  Dr.
Johan Rudolph Thorbecke
(Prime Minister)
(1798–1872)
1 November 1849 –
19 April 1853
Independent Johan Rudolph Thorbecke
(Thorbecke I)
  Jonkheer
Gerlach Cornelis Joannes van Reenen
(1818–1893)
19 April 1853 –
1 July 1856
Independent Floris Adriaan van Hall
(Van Hall-Donker Curtius)
  Dr.
Gerrit Simons
(1802–1868)
1 July 1856 –
19 January 1857
[Res]
Independent Justinus van der Brugghen
(Van der Brugghen)
  Ridder
Anthony Gerhard Alexander van Rappard
(1799–1869)
19 January 1857 –
18 March 1858
Independent
  Jonkheer
Jacob George Hieronymus
van Tets van Goudriaan

(1812–1885)
18 March 1858 –
23 February 1860
Independent Jan Jacob Rochussen
(Rochussen)
  Baron
Schelto van Heemstra
(1807–1864)
2 March 1860 –
31 January 1862
Independent Floris Adriaan van Hall
(Van Hall-Van Heemstra)
Jacob van Zuylen
van Nijevelt

(Van Zuylen van
Nijevelt-Van Heemstra)
  Dr.
Johan Rudolph Thorbecke
(Prime Minister)
(1798–1872)
31 January 1862 –
10 February 1866
Independent Johan Rudolph Thorbecke
(Thorbecke II)
  Johan Herman Geertsema
(1816–1908)
10 February 1866 –
1 June 1866
Independent Isaäc Dignus Fransen
van de Putte

(Fransen van de Putte)

Ministers of the Interior (since 1866)Edit

Minister of the Interior Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Dr.
Jan Heemskerk
(1818–1897)
1 June 1866 –
4 June 1868
Independent
Conservative

(Liberal Conservative)
Jules van Zuylen
van Nijevelt

(Van Zuylen van Nijevelt)
[2]
  Cornelis Fock
(1828–1910)
4 June 1868 –
4 January 1871
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Pieter Philip
van Bosse

(Van Bosse–Fock)
[3]
  Dr.
Johan Rudolph Thorbecke
(Prime Minister)
(1798–1872)
4 January 1871 –
4 June 1872
[Died]
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Johan Rudolph Thorbecke
(Thorbecke III)
[4]
  Pieter Philip van Bosse
(Minister of Colonial Affairs)
(1809–1879)
4 June 1872 –
6 July 1872
[Ad interim]
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
  Johan Herman
Geertsema

(1816–1908)
6 July 1872 –
27 August 1874
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Gerrit de Vries
(De Vries–Fransen
van de Putte
)

[5]
  Dr.
Jan Heemskerk
(Prime Minister)
(1818–1897)
27 August 1874 –
3 November 1877
Independent
Conservative

(Liberal Conservative)
Jan Heemskerk
(Heemskerk–Van Lynden
van Sandenburg
)

[6]
  Jan Kappeyne van
de Coppello

(Prime Minister)
(1822–1895)
3 November 1877 –
20 August 1879
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Jan Kappeyne van
de Coppello
(Kappeyne van
de Coppello
)

[7]
  Jonkheer
Willem Six
(1829–1908)
20 August 1879 –
10 February 1882
[Res]
Independent
Liberal

(Conservative Liberal)
Theo van Lynden
van Sandenburg

(Van Lynden
van Sandenburg
)

[8]
  Cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk
(1847–1908)
10 February 1882 –
23 April 1883
Independent
Liberal

(Conservative Liberal)
  Dr.
Jan Heemskerk
(Prime Minister)
(1818–1897)
23 April 1883 –
21 April 1888
Independent
Conservative

(Liberal Conservative)
Jan Heemskerk
(J. Heemskerk)
[9]
  Baron
Aeneas Mackay
(Prime Minister)
(1838–1909)
21 April 1888 –
24 February 1890
[Appt]
Anti-Revolutionary Party Aeneas Mackay
(Mackay)
[10]
  Jonkheer
Alexander de
Savornin Lohman

(1837–1924)
24 February 1890 –
21 August 1891
Anti-Revolutionary Party
  Johannes Tak
van Poortvliet

(1839–1904)
21 August 1891 –
9 May 1894
Liberal Union Gijsbert van Tienhoven
(Van Tienhoven)
[11]
  Samuel van Houten
(1837–1930)
9 May 1894 –
27 July 1897
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Joan Röell
(Röell)
[12]
  Dr.
Hendrik Goeman
Borgesius

(1847–1917)
27 July 1897 –
1 August 1901
Liberal Union Nicolaas Pierson
(Pierson)
[13]
  Dr.
Abraham Kuyper
(Prime Minister)
(1837–1920)
1 August 1901 –
17 August 1905
Anti-Revolutionary Party Abraham Kuyper
(Kuyper)
[14]
  Pieter Rink
(1851–1941)
17 August 1905 –
10 February 1908
Liberal Union Theo de Meester
(De Meester)
[15]
  Theo Heemskerk
(Prime Minister)
(1852–1932)
11 February 1908 –
29 August 1913
Anti-Revolutionary Party Theo Heemskerk
(T. Heemskerk)
[16]
  Dr.
Pieter Cort van
der Linden

(Prime Minister)
(1846–1935)
29 August 1913 –
9 September 1918
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Pieter Cort van
der Linden
(Cort van der Linden)
[17]
  Jonkheer
Charles Ruijs de
Beerenbrouck

(Prime Minister)
(1873–1936)
9 September 1918 –
1 January 1923
Roman Catholic
State Party
Charles Ruijs de
Beerenbrouck
(Ruijs de Beerenbrouck III)
[18][19]
Minister of the Interior
and Agriculture
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Jonkheer
Charles Ruijs de
Beerenbrouck

(Prime Minister)
(1869–1944)
1 January 1923 –
4 August 1925
Roman Catholic
State Party
Charles Ruijs de
Beerenbrouck
(Ruijs de Beerenbrouck II)
[19]
  Jonkheer
Dirk Jan de Geer
(1870–1960)
4 August 1925 –
8 March 1926
Christian Historical Union Hendrikus Colijn
(Colijn I)
[20]
  Jan Kan
(1873–1947)
8 March 1926 –
10 August 1929
Independent
Liberal

(Social Liberal)
Dirk Jan de Geer
(De Geer I)
[21]
  Jonkheer
Charles Ruijs de
Beerenbrouck

(Prime Minister)
(1869–1944)
10 August 1929 –
1 May 1932
Roman Catholic
State Party
Charles Ruijs de
Beerenbrouck
(Ruijs de Beerenbrouck III)
[22]
Minister of the Interior Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Jonkheer
Charles Ruijs de
Beerenbrouck

(Prime Minister)
(1873–1936)
1 May 1932 –
26 May 1933
Roman Catholic
State Party
Charles Ruijs de
Beerenbrouck
(Ruijs de Beerenbrouck III)
[23]
  Jacob Adriaan
de Wilde

(1879–1956)
26 May 1933 –
24 June 1937
Anti-Revolutionary Party Hendrikus Colijn
(Colijn IIIII)
[24][25]
  Hendrik van Boeijen
(also Minister of General
Affairs
1940–1944)

(1889–1947)
24 June 1937 –
31 May 1944
[Res]
Christian Historical Union Hendrikus Colijn
(Colijn IVV) [26]
Dirk Jan de Geer
(De Geer II) [27]
Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy
(Gerbrandy I) [28]
Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy
(Gerbrandy II)
[28]
  Jaap Burger
(1904–1986)
31 May 1944 –
27 January 1945
[Res]
Social Democratic
Workers' Party
  Hendrik van Boeijen
(Minister of General Affairs)
(1889–1947)
27 January 1945 –
23 February 1945
[Ad interim]
Christian Historical Union
  Dr.
Louis Beel
(Prime Minister 1946–1947)
(1902–1977)
23 February 1945 –
15 September 1947
[Res]
Roman Catholic
State Party
Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy
(Gerbrandy III)
[29]
Catholic People's Party Willem Schermerhorn
(Schermerhorn–Drees)
[30]
Louis Beel
(Beel I)
[31]
  Dr.
Piet Witteman
(1892–1972)
15 September 1947 –
7 August 1948
Catholic People's Party
  Johan van Maarseveen
(1894–1951)
7 August 1948 –
15 June 1949
[Res]
Catholic People's Party Willem Drees
(Drees–Van Schaik)
[32]
  Josef van Schaik
(Deputy Prime Minister and
(Minister for Constitutional Reform)

(1882–1962)
15 June 1949 –
20 September 1949
[Ad interim]
Catholic People's Party
  Frans Teulings
(1891–1966)
20 September 1949 –
15 March 1951
Catholic People's Party
  Johan van Maarseveen
(1894–1951)
15 March 1951 –
18 November 1951
[Died]
Catholic People's Party Willem Drees
(Drees I)
[33]
  Frans Teulings
(Deputy Prime Minister and
Minister for Civil Defense)

(1891–1966)
18 November 1951 –
6 December 1951
[Ad interim]
Catholic People's Party
  Dr.
Louis Beel
(Deputy Prime Minister
1952–1956)

(1902–1977)
6 December 1951 –
7 July 1956
[Res]
Catholic People's Party
Willem Drees
(Drees II)
[34]
  Dr.
Julius Christiaan
van Oven

(Minister of Justice)
(1881–1963)
7 July 1956 –
13 October 1956
[Ad interim]
Labour Party
  Ko Suurhoff
(Minister of Social Affairs
and Health
)

(1905–1967)
13 October 1956 –
29 October 1956
[Ad interim]
Labour Party Willem Drees
(Drees III)
[35]
Minister of the Interior, Property
and Public Sector Organisations
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Teun Struycken
(also Deputy Prime Minister and
Minister of Justice 1958–1959)

(1906–1977)
29 October 1956 –
19 May 1959
Catholic People's Party Willem Drees
(Drees III)
[35]
Louis Beel
(Beel II)
[36]
Minister of the Interior Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Edzo Toxopeus
(1918–2009)
19 May 1959 –
14 April 1965
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Jan de Quay
(De Quay)
[37]
Victor Marijnen
(Marijnen)
[38]
  Jan Smallenbroek
(1909–1974)
14 April 1965 –
31 August 1966
[Res]
Anti-Revolutionary Party Jo Cals
(Cals)
[39]
  Dr.
Ivo Samkalden
(Minister of Justice)
(1912–1995)
31 August 1966 –
5 September 1966
[Ad interim]
Labour Party
  Dr.
Koos Verdam
(1915–1998)
5 September 1966 –
5 April 1967
Anti-Revolutionary Party
Jelle Zijlstra
(Zijlstra)
[40]
  Henk Beernink
(1910–1979)
5 April 1967 –
6 July 1971
Christian Historical Union Piet de Jong
(De Jong)
[41]
  Molly Geertsema
(Deputy Prime Minister and
Minister for Suriname and
Netherlands Antilles Affairs
1973)

(1918–1991)
6 July 1971 –
11 May 1973
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Barend Biesheuvel
(Biesheuvel III)
[42]
  Dr.
Gaius de Gaay Fortman
(also Minister for Suriname and
Netherlands Antilles Affairs
,
Deputy Prime Minister and
Minister of Justice 1977)

(1911–1997)
11 May 1973 –
19 December 1977
Anti-Revolutionary Party Joop den Uyl
(Den Uyl)
[43]
  Hans Wiegel
(Deputy Prime Minister)
(born 1941)
19 December 1977 –
11 September 1981
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Dries van Agt
(Van Agt I)
[44]
  Ed van Thijn
(born 1934)
11 September 1981 –
29 May 1982
[Res]
Labour Party Dries van Agt
(Van Agt II)
[45]
  Dr.
Max Rood
(1927–2001)
29 May 1982 –
4 November 1982
Democrats 66 Dries van Agt
(Van Agt III)
[46]
  Koos Rietkerk
(1927–1986)
4 November 1982 –
20 February 1986
[Died]
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers I)
[47]
  Frits Korthals Altes
(Minister of Justice)
(born 1931)
20 February 1986 –
12 March 1986
[Ad interim]
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
  Dr.
Rudolf de Korte
(born 1936)
12 March 1986 –
14 July 1986
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
  Kees van Dijk
(1931–2008)
14 July 1986 –
26 January 1987
[Note]
Christian Democratic Appeal Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers II)
[48]
  Frits Korthals Altes
(Minister of Justice)
(born 1931)
26 January 1987 –
3 February 1987
[Ad interim]
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
  Jan de Koning
(1926–1994)
3 February 1987 –
6 May 1987
[Ad interim]
Christian Democratic Appeal
  Kees van Dijk
(1931–2008)
6 May 1987 –
7 November 1989
Christian Democratic Appeal
  Ien Dales
(1931–1994)
7 November 1989 –
10 January 1994
[Died]
Labour Party Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers III)
[49]
  Dr.
Ernst Hirsch Ballin
(Minister of Justice and
Minister for Netherlands
Antilles and Aruba Affairs
)

(born 1950)
10 January 1994 –
18 January 1994
[Ad interim]
Christian Democratic Appeal
  Ed van Thijn
(born 1934)
18 January 1994 –
27 May 1994
[Res]
Labour Party
  Dieuwke de Graaff-Nauta
(1930–2008)
27 May 1994 –
22 August 1994
Christian Democratic Appeal
  Hans Dijkstal
(Deputy Prime Minister)
(1943–2010)
22 August 1994 –
3 August 1998
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Wim Kok
(Kok I)
[50]
Minister of the Interior
and Kingdom Relations
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Dr.
Bram Peper
(born 1940)
3 August 1998 –
13 March 2000
[Res]
Labour Party Wim Kok
(Kok II)
[51]
  Roger van Boxtel
(Minister for Integration
and Urban Planning)

(born 1954)
13 March 2000 –
24 March 2000
[Ad interim]
Democrats 66
  Klaas de Vries
(born 1943)
24 March 2000 –
22 July 2002
Labour Party
  Johan Remkes
(Deputy Prime Minister
2002–2003)

(born 1951)
22 July 2002 –
22 February 2007
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Jan Peter Balkenende
(Balkenende IIIIII)
[52][53][54]
  Dr.
Guusje ter Horst
(born 1952)
22 February 2007 –
23 February 2010
[Res]
Labour Party Jan Peter Balkenende
(Balkenende IV)
[55]
  Dr.
Ernst Hirsch Ballin
(also Minister of Justice)
(born 1950)
23 February 2010 –
14 October 2010
Christian Democratic Appeal
  Piet Hein Donner
(born 1948)
14 October 2010 –
16 December 2011
[Appt]
Christian Democratic Appeal Mark Rutte
(Rutte I)
[56]
  Liesbeth Spies
(born 1966)
16 December 2011 –
5 November 2012
Christian Democratic Appeal
  Dr.
Ronald Plasterk
(born 1957)
5 November 2012 –
29 June 2016
[Note]
Labour Party Mark Rutte
(Rutte II)
[57]
  Stef Blok
(Minister for Housing and the
Central Government Sector)

(born 1964)
29 June 2016 –
16 September 2016
[Ad interim]
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
  Dr.
Ronald Plasterk
(born 1957)
16 September 2016 –
26 October 2017
Labour Party
  Jonkvrouw
Kajsa Ollongren
(Deputy Prime Minister)
(born 1967)
26 October 2017 –
Incumbent
Democrats 66 Mark Rutte
(Rutte III)
[58]
Source: (in Dutch) Kabinetten 1945-heden Parlement & Politiek
Res Resigned.
Ad interim Served ad interim.
Appt Appointment: Piet Hein Donner appointed Vice-President of the Council of State.
Died Died in office.
Note Medical leave of absence.

Living former Ministers of the InteriorEdit

Minister of the Interior Term Age
Hans Wiegel 1977–1981 (1941-07-16) 16 July 1941 (age 78)
Ed van Thijn 1981–1982
1994
(1934-08-16) 16 August 1934 (age 85)
Frits Korthals Altes 1986
1987
(1931-05-15) 15 May 1931 (age 88)
Rudolf de Korte 1986 (1936-07-08) 8 July 1936 (age 83)
Ernst Hirsch Ballin 1994
2010
(1950-12-15) 15 December 1950 (age 68)
Bram Peper 1998–2000 (1940-02-13) 13 February 1940 (age 79)
Roger van Boxtel 2000 (1954-02-08) 8 February 1954 (age 65)
Klaas de Vries 2000–2002 (1943-04-28) 28 April 1943 (age 76)
Johan Remkes 2002–2007 (1951-06-15) 15 June 1951 (age 68)
Guusje ter Horst 2007–2010 (1952-03-22) 22 March 1952 (age 67)
Piet Hein Donner 2010–2011 (1948-10-20) 20 October 1948 (age 70)
Liesbeth Spies 2011–2012 (1966-04-06) 6 April 1966 (age 53)
Ronald Plasterk 2012–2017 (1957-04-12) 12 April 1957 (age 62)
Stef Blok 2016 (1964-12-10) 10 December 1964 (age 54)

List of Ministers without PortfolioEdit

Minister for Return Policy Portfolio Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Jaap Burger
(1904–1986)
• Provisional Government Reconstruction 11 August 1943 –
31 May 1944
[Appt]
Social Democratic
Workers' Party
Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy
(Gerbrandy II)
[28]
Vacant
Minister for
Constitutional Reform
Portfolio Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Josef van Schaik
(Deputy Prime Minister)
(1882–1962)
• Constitutional Reform
• Decolonization Policy
7 August 1948 –
15 March 1951
Catholic People's Party Willem Drees
(Drees–Van Schaik)
[32]
Minister for Civil Defence Portfolio Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Frans Teulings
(Deputy Prime Minister)
(1891–1966)
• Emergency Services
• Disaster Management
15 March 1951 –
2 September 1952
Catholic People's Party Willem Drees
(Drees I)
[33]
Minister for Economic Policy Portfolio Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Dr.
Guus Albregts
(1900–1980)
• Privatization Policy
• Small Business Policy
• Retail Policy
• Competition Policy
• Regional Development
• Public Sector Organisations
15 March 1951 –
2 September 1952
Catholic People's Party Willem Drees
(Drees I)
[33]
  A. C. de Bruijn
(1887–1968)
• Privatization Policy
• Regional Development
• Public Sector Organisations
2 September 1952 –
13 October 1956
Catholic People's Party Willem Drees
(Drees II)
[34]
Vacant
Minister for Integration
and Urban Planning
Portfolio Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Roger van Boxtel
(born 1954)
• Integration
• Urban Planning
• Public Housing
• Minority Affairs
3 August 1998 –
22 July 2002
Democrats 66 Wim Kok
(Kok II)
[51]
Vacant
Minister for Government Reform
and Kingdom Relations
Portfolio Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Thom de Graaf
(Deputy Prime Minister)
(born 1957)
• Central Government Affairs
• Local Government Affairs
• Government Reform
• Government Real Estate
• Kingdom Relations
27 May 2003 –
23 March 2005
[Res]
Democrats 66 Jan Peter Balkenende
(Balkenende II)
[53]
  Alexander Pechtold
(born 1965)
31 March 2005 –
3 July 2006
[Res]
Democrats 66
  Atzo Nicolaï
(born 1960)
7 July 2006 –
22 February 2007
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Jan Peter Balkenende
(Balkenende III)
[54]
Vacant
Minister for Asylum Affairs Portfolio Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Gerd Leers
(born 1951)
• Immigration
• Asylum Affairs
• Minority Affairs
14 October 2010 –
16 December 2011
Christian Democratic Appeal Mark Rutte
(Rutte I)
[56]
• Integration
• Immigration
• Asylum Affairs
• Minority Affairs
16 December 2011 –
5 November 2012
Minister for Housing and the
Central Government Sector
Portfolio Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Stef Blok
(born 1964)
• Central Government Affairs
• Government Real Estate
• Urban Planning
• Public Housing
5 November 2012 –
27 January 2017
[Appt]
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Mark Rutte
(Rutte II)
[57]
Vacant
Source: (in Dutch) Kabinetten 1945-heden Parlement & Politiek
Res Resigned.
Appt Appointment: Jaap Burger appointed Minister of the Interior; Stef Blok appointed Minister of Security and Justice.

Living former Ministers without PortfolioEdit

Minister without Portfolio Term Age
Roger van Boxtel 1998–2002 (1954-02-08) 8 February 1954 (age 65)
Thom de Graaf 2003–2005 (1957-06-11) 11 June 1957 (age 62)
Alexander Pechtold 2005–2006 (1965-12-16) 16 December 1965 (age 53)
Atzo Nicolaï 2006–2007 (1960-02-22) 22 February 1960 (age 59)
Gerd Leers 2010–2012 (1951-07-12) 12 July 1951 (age 68)
Stef Blok 2012–2017 (1964-12-10) 10 December 1964 (age 54)

List of State Secretaries for the InteriorEdit

State Secretary for the Interior Portfolio Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Norbert Schmelzer
(1921–2008)
• Privatization Policy
• Government Real Estate
• Public Sector Organisations
29 October 1956 –
19 May 1959
Catholic People's Party Willem Drees
(Drees III)
[35]
Louis Beel
(Beel II)
[36]
  Theo Bot
(1911–1984)
• New Guinea Political Affairs 23 November 1959 –
24 July 1963
Catholic People's Party Jan de Quay
(De Quay)
[37]
Vacant
  Theo Westerhout
(1922–1987)
• Central Government Affairs
• Provincial Government Affairs
• Local Government Affairs
12 July 1965 –
22 November 1966
Labour Party Jo Cals
(Cals)
[39]
Vacant
  Chris van Veen
(1922–2009)
• Central Government Affairs
• Provincial Government Affairs
• Local Government Affairs
• Government Real Estate
10 May 1967 –
6 July 1971
Christian Historical Union Piet de Jong
(De Jong)
[41]
  Jan van Stuijvenberg
(born 1928)
• Central Government Affairs
• Local Government Affairs
• Government Real Estate
17 July 1971 –
21 July 1972
[Res]
Democratic
Socialists '70
Barend Biesheuvel
(Biesheuvel I)
[42]
Vacant
  Wim Polak
(1924–1999)
• Central Government Affairs
• Local Government Affairs
• Government Real Estate
11 May 1973 –
1 May 1977
[Appt]
Labour Party Joop den Uyl
(Den Uyl)
[43]
  Henk Koning
(1933–2016)
• Central Government Affairs
• Local Government Affairs
• Government Reform
• Government Real Estate
28 December 1977 –
11 September 1981
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Dries van Agt
(Van Agt I)
[44]
  Saskia Stuiveling
(1945–2017)
• Local Government Affairs
• Government Reform
• Urban Planning
• Public Housing
11 September 1981 –
29 May 1982
[Res]
Labour Party Dries van Agt
(Van Agt II)
[45]
  Gerard van Leijenhorst
(1928–2001)
• Emergency Services
• Disaster Management
• Minority Affairs
11 September 1981 –
4 November 1982
Christian Democratic Appeal
• Local Government Affairs
• Government Reform
• Urban Planning
• Public Housing
• Emergency Services
• Disaster Management
• Minority Affairs
Dries van Agt
(Van Agt III)
[46]
  Marius van Amelsvoort
(1930–2006)
• Central Government Affairs
• Local Government Affairs
• Emergency Services
• Disaster Management
8 November 1982 –
14 July 1986
Christian Democratic Appeal Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers I)
[47]
  Dieuwke de Graaff-Nauta
(1930–2008)
• Provincial Government Affairs
• Local Government Affairs
• Government Reform
• Emergency Services
• Disaster Management
14 July 1986 –
27 May 1994
[Appt]
Christian Democratic Appeal Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers IIIII)
[48][49]
  Tonny van de Vondervoort
(born 1950)
• Provincial Government Affairs
• Local Government Affairs
• Government Reform
22 August 1994 –
3 August 1998
Labour Party Wim Kok
(Kok I)
[50]
  Jacob Kohnstamm
(born 1949)
• Urban Planning
• Emergency Services
• Disaster Management
22 August 1994 –
3 August 1998
Democrats 66
State Secretary for the Interior
and Kingdom Relations
Portfolio Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Gijs de Vries
(born 1956)
• Kingdom Relations
• Emergency Services
• Disaster Management
3 August 1998 –
22 July 2002
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Wim Kok
(Kok II)
[51]
  Rob Hessing
(born 1942)
• Emergency Services
• Disaster Management
22 July 2002 –
27 May 2003
Pim Fortuyn List Jan Peter Balkenende
(Balkenende I)
[52]
Vacant
  Ank Bijleveld
(born 1962)
• Central Government Affairs
• Provincial Government Affairs
• Local Government Affairs
• Government Reform
• Government Real Estate
• Kingdom Relations
• Emergency Services
• Disaster Management
22 February 2007 –
14 October 2010
Christian Democratic Appeal Jan Peter Balkenende
(Balkenende IV)
[55]
Vacant
  Raymond Knops
(born 1971)
• Privatization Policy
• Government Real Estate
• Kingdom Relations
26 October 2017 –
Incumbent
Christian Democratic Appeal Mark Rutte
(Rutte III)
[58]
Source: (in Dutch) Kabinetten 1945-heden Parlement & Politiek
Res Resigned.
Appt Appointment: Wim Polak appointed Mayor of Amsterdam; Dieuwke de Graaff-Nauta appointed Minister of the Interior.

Living former State Secretaries for the InteriorEdit

State Secretary
for the Interior
Term Age
Jan van Stuijvenberg 1971–1972 (1928-01-28) 28 January 1928 (age 91)
Tonny van de Vondervoort 1994–1998 (1950-04-09) 9 April 1950 (age 69)
Jacob Kohnstamm 1994–1998 (1949-11-14) 14 November 1949 (age 69)
Gijs de Vries 1998–2002 (1956-02-22) 22 February 1956 (age 63)
Rob Hessing 2002–2003 (1942-06-23) 23 June 1942 (age 77)
Ank Bijleveld 2007–2010 (1962-03-17) 17 March 1962 (age 57)

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