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Maarten Vrolijk (14 May 1919 – 7 February 1994) was a Dutch politician of the Labour Party (PvdA).


Maarten Vrolijk
Maarten Vrolijk (1965).jpg
Maarten Vrolijk in (1965)
Extraordinary Member
of the Council of State
In office
1 December 1984 – 1 June 1989
Vice PresidentWillem Scholten
Queen's Commissioner of South Holland
In office
1 April 1972 – 1 June 1984
MonarchJuliana (1972–1980)
Beatrix (1980–1984)
Preceded byJan Klaasesz
Succeeded bySchelto Patijn
Minister of Culture,
Recreation and Social Work
In office
14 April 1965 – 22 November 1966
Prime MinisterJo Cals
Preceded byJo Schouwenaar-Franssen
as Minister of Social Work
Succeeded byMarga Klompé
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
23 February 1967 – 10 March 1972
In office
6 November 1956 – 5 June 1963
Parliamentary groupLabour Party
Personal details
Born
Maarten Vrolijk

(1919-05-14)14 May 1919
Scheveningen, Netherlands
Died7 February 1994(1994-02-07) (aged 74)
The Hague, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Political partyLabour Party (from 1952)
Alma materLeiden University
(Bachelor of Laws, Master of Laws)
OccupationPolitician · Journalist · Poet · Author

DecorationsEdit

Honours
Ribbon bar Honour Country Date Comment
  Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion Netherlands 5 December 1966
  Grand Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau Netherlands 1 June 1984

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Official
Political offices
Preceded by
Jo Schouwenaar-Franssen
as Minister of Social Work
Minister of Culture,
Recreation and Social Work

1965–1966
Succeeded by
Marga Klompé
Preceded by
Jan Klaasesz
Queen's Commissioner of South Holland
1972–1984
Succeeded by
Schelto Patijn