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date: 13 October 2019

Lubbers, Rudolphus (‘Ruud’) Franciscus Marie (b. Rotterdam, 7 May 1939; d. Rotterdam, 14 Feb. 2018) Prime Minister of the Netherlands 1982–94 

Source:
A Dictionary of Contemporary World History
Author(s):

Christopher Riches,

Jan Palmowski

After studying economics in Rotterdam Lubbers became secretary of the board of Hollandia Machine factory, a family firm of which he became co-director with his brother after the death of their father. He was active as a young Catholic entrepreneur in several associations of Christian employers.... ...

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