Margaretha Albertina Maria Klompé, Ph.D

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Margaretha Albertina Maria Klompé, Ph.D

Also Known As: "Marga"
Birthplace: Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands
Death: Died in 's-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Joannes Petrus Maria Klompé and Ursula Maria Josepha Aloijsia Verdang
Sister of <private> Klompé

Occupation: dr wis- en natuurkunde, lerares scheikunde () koerierster in verzet () politica namens de Katholieke Volkspartij (KVP), minister van Maatschappelijk Werk (1956).minister van Staat ()
Managed by: Diederik Mooij
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About Margaretha Albertina Maria Klompé, Ph.D

Margaretha Albertina Maria aka Marga' Klompé was a Dutch politician and member of the Catholic People's Party.

Klompé was member of the House of Representatives (1948–1956; 1959; 1963–1966; 1967), Minister of Social Work (1956–1963), interim Minister of Education, Arts, and Sciences (1961–1962; 1963), and Minister of Culture, Recreation, and Social Work (1966–1971). She was the first female government minister in the Netherlands in 1956. She was responsible for the Social Security Bill in 1963.

During the war years, Klompé was active in the Dutch underground resistance as a messenger.

Source: Wikipedia

  • Grootofficier in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau, 27 juli 1963
  • Ridder Grootkruis in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau, 17 juli 1971
  • Gouden kruis van verdienste van het Rode Kruis
  • : Promotie in Wis- & Natuurkunde
  • : Lerares scheikunde
  • : Koerierster in verzet
  • : Politica namens de Katholieke Volkspartij -KVP-
  • 1956 : Minister van Maatschappelijk Werk
  • : Minister van Staat
  • 1963 : Verantwoordelijk voor de totstandkoming van de Alg. BIJSTANDS-wet

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August 16, 1912
Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands
October 28, 1986
Age 74
's-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands