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Jonkheer Marinus van der Goes van Naters (21 December 1900 – 12 February 2005) was a Dutch politician of the defunct Social Democratic Workers' Party (SDAP) and later the Labour Party (PvdA) and lawyer.[1]


Marinus van der
Goes van Naters
Hoofdbestuur PvdA. Jrh. dr. M. van der Goes van Naters, fractievoorzitter van d…, Bestanddeelnr 901-4783.jpg
Marinus van der Goes van Naters in 1946
Member of the European Parliament
In office
1 January 1958 – 7 May 1967
Parliamentary groupSocialist Group
ConstituencyNetherlands
Member of the European Coal
and Steel Community Parliament
In office
10 September 1952 – 1 January 1958
Parliamentary groupSocialist Group
ConstituencyNetherlands
Parliamentary leader in the
House of Representatives
In office
4 June 1946 – 16 January 1951
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byJaap Burger
Parliamentary groupLabour Party
In office
25 September 1945 – 4 June 1946
Preceded byWillem Drees
Succeeded byOffice discontinued
Parliamentary groupSocial Democratic
Workers' Party
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
4 June 1946 – 22 February 1967
Parliamentary groupLabour Party
In office
8 June 1937 – 4 June 1946
Parliamentary groupSocial Democratic
Workers' Party
Personal details
Born
Marinus van der Goes van Naters

(1900-12-21)21 December 1900
Nijmegen, Netherlands
Died12 February 2005(2005-02-12) (aged 104)
Wassenaar, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Political partyLabour Party (from 1946)
Other political
affiliations
Social Democratic
Workers' Party
(until 1946)
Spouse(s)
Anneke van der Plaats
(m. 1924; her death 1985)
Children3 sons and 2 daughters
Alma materLeiden University
(Bachelor of Laws, Master of Laws, Doctor of Philosophy)
OccupationPolitician · Jurist · Lawyer · Activist · Author · Professor

He was born in Nijmegen. He was a member of the House of Representatives from 1937 to 1967 and in-parliament chairman of the Social Democratic parties SDAP and its successor the Dutch Labour Party from 1945 to 1951. From 1940 to 1944 during World War II he was held hostage by the German occupiers in various camps, including Buchenwald concentration camp.

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German border issues after WW2Edit

In the mid-1950s he was involved in the eponymous plan adopted by the Council of Europe for the settlement of the Saar question.

In the post-war years he successfully argued that the Duivelsberg (German: Wylerberg or Teufelsberg), annexed from Germany after World War Two, be retained permanently by the Netherlands.

DeathEdit

He died in 2005 at the age of 104.

DecorationsEdit

Honours
Ribbon bar Honour Country Date Comment
  Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion Netherlands 30 April 1951
  Commander of the Order of Orange-Nassau Netherlands 22 February 1967

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Goes van Naters, jhr. Marinus van der (1900-2005)" (in Dutch). Huygens ING. 12 November 2013. Retrieved 19 March 2019.

External linksEdit

Official
Party political offices
Preceded by
Willem Drees
Parliamentary leader of the
Social Democratic Workers' Party
in the House of Representatives

1945–1946
Succeeded by
Office discontinued
Preceded by
Office established
Parliamentary leader of the Labour Party
in the House of Representatives

1946–1951
Succeeded by
Jaap Burger
Records
Preceded by
Willem Drees
Oldest living former
member of the
States General

14 May 1988 – 12 February 2005
Succeeded by
Johan van Hulst