Sicco Leendert Mansholt
|Birthplace:||Ulrum, De Marne, Groningen, The Netherlands|
|Death:||Died in Wapserveen, Westerveld, Drenthe, The Netherlands|
|Occupation:||minister van Landbouw in het kabinet-Schermerhorn/Drees, lid Tweede Kamer, minister, lid Europese Commissie, voorzitter Europese Commissie (1945-1973)|
|Managed by:||Diederik Mooij|
About Sicco Leendert Mansholt
Sicco Leendert Mansholt was a Dutch politician of the Labour Party (PvdA).
He was the Dutch Minister of Agriculture, Fishing, and Food Supply (1945–1958), European Commissioner for Agriculture (1958–1972), and fourth President of the European Commission (1972–1973). He is one of the architects of the Common Agricultural Policy of the European Union.
In the years of the Second World War he was an active member of the Resistance. He helped people who were in acute danger to hide in the Wieringermeerpolder; he organised clandestine food distributions for the western provinces.
- 1945-1945 : Burgemeester WIERINGERMEER - Noord-Holland
- Minister van Landbouw in het kabinet-Schermerhorn/Drees, lid Tweede Kamer
- Minister, lid Europese Commissie
- Voorzitter Europese Commissie (1945-1973