Sicco Leendert Mansholt

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Sicco Leendert Mansholt

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Birthplace: Ulrum, De Marne, Groningen, The Netherlands
Death: Died in Wapserveen, Westerveld, Drenthe, The Netherlands
Immediate Family:

Son of Lambertus Helbrig Mansholt and Wabina Andreae
Husband of Hendrika Johanna Mansholt

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
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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.

Source: Wikipedia

  • 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

http://www.middel.org/canon-van-groningen/mansholt/113-genealogie-mansholt

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Sicco Leendert Mansholt's Timeline

1908
September 13, 1908
Ulrum, De Marne, Groningen, The Netherlands
1995
June 29, 1995
Age 86
Wapserveen, Westerveld, Drenthe, The Netherlands