List of Prime Ministers of the Netherlands by age

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This is a list of Prime Ministers of the Netherlands by longevity, age at ascension and age at leaving office.

Longevity[edit]

Prime Minister Born Died Longevity Known reason of death
Willem Drees (1886-07-05)July 5, 1886 (1988-05-14)May 14, 1988 101 years, 314 days Natural causes
Piet de Jong (1915-04-03)April 3, 1915 (2016-07-27)July 27, 2016 101 years, 115 days Natural causes
Dirk Jan de Geer (1870-12-14)December 14, 1870 (1960-11-28)November 28, 1960 89 years, 350 days Natural causes
Pieter Cort van der Linden (1846-05-14)May 14, 1846 (1935-07-15)July 15, 1935 89 years, 62 days Natural causes
Dries van Agt (1931-02-02)February 2, 1931 Alive 87 years, 167 days
Jan de Quay (1901-08-26)August 26, 1901 (1985-07-04)July 4, 1985 83 years, 312 days Natural causes
Jelle Zijlstra (1918-08-27)August 27, 1918 (2001-12-23)December 23, 2001 83 years, 118 days Disease-related
Abraham Kuyper (1837-10-29)October 29, 1837 (1920-11-08)November 8, 1920 83 years, 10 days Disease-related
Willem Schermerhorn (1894-12-17)December 17, 1894 (1977-03-10)March 10, 1977 82 years, 83 days
Gerrit de Vries (1818-02-22)February 22, 1818 (1900-03-04)March 4, 1900 82 years, 10 days
Barend Biesheuvel (1920-04-05)April 5, 1920 (2001-04-29)April 29, 2001 81 years, 24 days Cardiovascular disease
Isaäc Dignus Fransen van de Putte (1822-03-22)March 22, 1822 (1902-03-03)March 3, 1902 79 years, 346 days
Theo Heemskerk (1852-07-20)July 20, 1852 (1932-06-12)June 12, 1932 79 years, 328 days
Wim Kok (1938-09-29)September 29, 1938 Alive 79 years, 293 days
Jan Heemskerk (1818-07-30)July 30, 1818 (1897-10-09)October 9, 1897 79 years, 71 days
Ruud Lubbers (1939-05-07)May 7, 1939 (2018-02-14)February 14, 2018 78 years, 283 days
Jacob de Kempenaer (1793-07-06)July 6, 1793 (1870-02-12)February 12, 1870 76 years, 221 days
Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy (1885-04-13)April 13, 1885 (1961-09-07)September 7, 1961 76 years, 147 days
Hendrikus Colijn (1869-06-22)June 22, 1869 (1944-09-18)September 18, 1944 75 years, 88 days Heart failure
Floris Adriaan van Hall (1791-05-15)May 15, 1791 (1866-03-29)March 29, 1866 74 years, 318 days
Julius van Zuylen van Nijevelt (1819-08-19)August 19, 1819 (1894-07-01)July 1, 1894 74 years, 316 days
Louis Beel (1902-04-12)April 12, 1902 (1977-02-11)February 11, 1977 74 years, 305 days Leukemia
Johan Rudolph Thorbecke (1798-01-14)January 14, 1798 (1872-06-04)June 4, 1872 74 years, 142 days Pneumonia
Jacob van Zuylen van Nijevelt (1816-06-29)June 29, 1816 (1890-11-04)November 4, 1890 74 years, 128 days
Gijsbert van Tienhoven (1841-02-12)February 12, 1841 (1914-10-10)October 10, 1914 73 years, 240 days
Jan Jacob Rochussen (1797-10-23)October 23, 1797 (1871-01-21)January 21, 1871 73 years, 90 days
Jan Kappeyne van de Coppello (1822-10-02)October 2, 1822 (1895-07-28)July 28, 1895 72 years, 299 days
Aeneas Mackay (1838-11-29)November 29, 1838 (1909-11-13)November 13, 1909 70 years, 349 days
Nicolaas Pierson (1839-02-07)February 7, 1839 (1909-12-24)December 24, 1909 70 years, 320 days
Joan Röell (1844-07-21)July 21, 1844 (1914-07-13)July 13, 1914 69 years, 357 days
Gerrit Schimmelpenninck (1794-02-25)February 25, 1794 (1863-10-06)October 6, 1863 69 years, 223 days
Pieter Philip van Bosse (1809-12-16)December 16, 1809 (1879-02-21)February 21, 1879 69 years, 67 days
Joop den Uyl (1919-08-09)August 9, 1919 (1987-12-24)December 24, 1987 68 years, 137 days Brain tumor
Theo de Meester (1851-12-16)December 16, 1851 (1919-12-27)December 27, 1919 68 years, 11 days
Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck (1873-12-01)December 1, 1873 (1936-04-17)April 17, 1936 62 years, 138 days Disease-related
Jan Peter Balkenende (1956-05-07)May 7, 1956 Alive 62 years, 73 days
Theo van Lynden van Sandenburg (1826-02-24)February 24, 1826 (1885-11-18)November 18, 1885 59 years, 267 days
Justinus van der Brugghen (1804-08-06)August 6, 1804 (1863-10-02)October 2, 1863 59 years, 57 days Disease-related
Victor Marijnen (1917-02-21)February 21, 1917 (1975-04-05)April 5, 1975 58 years, 43 days Myocardial infarction
Jo Cals (1914-07-18)July 18, 1914 (1971-12-30)December 30, 1971 57 years, 165 days Brain tumor
Schelto van Heemstra (1807-11-14)November 14, 1807 (1864-12-20)December 20, 1864 57 years, 36 days Disease-related
Mark Rutte (1967-02-14)February 14, 1967 Alive 51 years, 155 days

Age at ascension[edit]

Prime Minister Term Age at ascension
Ruud Lubbers 1982–1994 43 years, 181 days
Mark Rutte 2010–Incumbent 43 years, 242 days
Isaäc Dignus Fransen van de Putte 1866 43 years, 325 days
Louis Beel (1st) 1946–1948 44 years, 82 days
Jacob van Zuylen van Nijevelt 1861 44 years, 258 days
Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck (1st) 1918–1925 44 years, 282 days
Jan Peter Balkenende 2002–2010 46 years, 76 days
Victor Marijnen 1963–1965 46 years, 153 days
Julius van Zuylen van Nijevelt 1866–1868 46 years, 286 days
Dries van Agt 1977–1982 46 years, 320 days
Jelle Zijlstra 1966–1967 48 years, 87 days
Aeneas Mackay 1888–1891 48 years, 143 days
Joan Röell 1894–1897 49 years, 292 days
Willem Schermerhorn 1945–1946 50 years, 189 days
Gijsbert van Tienhoven 1891–1894 50 years, 190 days
Jo Cals 1965–1966 50 years, 270 days
Barend Biesheuvel 1971–1973 51 years, 62 days
Johan Rudolph Thorbecke (1st) 1849–1853 51 years, 291 days
Justinus van der Brugghen 1856–1858 51 years, 300 days
Piet de Jong 1967–1971 52 years, 2 days
Theo van Lynden van Sandenburg 1879–1883 53 years, 177 days
Theo de Meester 1905–1908 53 years, 244 days
Joop den Uyl 1973–1977 53 years, 275 days
Jan Heemskerk (1st) 1874–1877 53 years, 342 days
Schelto van Heemstra 1861–1862 53 years, 361 days
Gerrit Schimmelpenninck 1848 54 years, 29 days
Gerrit de Vries 1872–1874 54 years, 103 days
Jan Kappeyne van de Coppello 1877–1879 55 years, 32 days
Dirk Jan de Geer (1st) 1926–1929 55 years, 84 days
Jacob de Kempenaer 1848–1849 55 years, 138 days
Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy 1940–1945 55 years, 143 days
Theo Heemskerk 1908–1913 55 years, 207 days
Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck (2nd) 1929–1933 55 years, 252 days
Wim Kok 1994–2002 55 years, 327 days
Hendrikus Colijn (1st) 1925–1926 56 years, 43 days
Louis Beel (2nd) 1958–1959 56 years, 254 days
Jan de Quay 1959–1963 57 years, 266 days
Nicolaas Pierson 1897–1901 58 years, 170 days
Pieter Philip van Bosse 1868–1871 58 years, 171 days
Jan Jacob Rochussen 1858–1860 60 years, 146 days
Floris Adriaan van Hall (1st) 1853–1856 61 years, 339 days
Willem Drees 1948–1958 62 years, 33 days
Abraham Kuyper 1901–1905 63 years, 276 days
Hendrikus Colijn (2nd) 1933–1939 63 years, 338 days
Johan Rudolph Thorbecke (2nd) 1862–1866 64 years, 18 days
Jan Heemskerk (2nd) 1883–1888 64 years, 267 days
Pieter Cort van der Linden 1913–1918 67 years, 107 days
Dirk Jan de Geer (2nd) 1939–1940 68 years, 239 days
Floris Adriaan van Hall (2nd) 1860–1861 68 years, 284 days
Johan Rudolph Thorbecke (3rd) 1871–1872 72 years, 355 days

Age at leaving office[edit]

Prime Minister Term Age at leaving office Note(s)
Isaäc Dignus Fransen van de Putte 1866 44 years, 71 days
Jacob van Zuylen van Nijevelt 1861 45 years, 134 days
Louis Beel (1st) 1946–1948 46 years, 117 days
Victor Marijnen 1963–1965 48 years, 52 days
Jelle Zijlstra 1966–1967 48 years, 221 days
Julius van Zuylen van Nijevelt 1866–1868 48 years, 290 days
Mark Rutte 2010–Incumbent 51 years, 155 days
Willem Schermerhorn 1945–1946 51 years, 198 days
Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck (1st) 1918–1925 51 years, 246 days
Aeneas Mackay 1888–1891 51 years, 265 days
Dries van Agt 1977–1982 51 years, 275 days
Jo Cals 1965–1966 52 years, 127 days
Joan Röell 1894–1897 53 years, 6 days
Barend Biesheuvel 1971–1973 53 years, 36 days
Justinus van der Brugghen 1856–1858 53 years, 224 days
Gerrit Schimmelpenninck 1848 54 years, 52 days
Gijsbert van Tienhoven 1891–1894 53 years, 86 days
Schelto van Heemstra 1861–1862 54 years, 79 days
Jan Peter Balkenende 2002–2010 54 years, 160 days
Johan Rudolph Thorbecke (1st) 1849–1853 55 years, 95 days
Ruud Lubbers 1982–1994 55 years, 107 days
Jan Heemskerk (1st) 1874–1877 56 years, 28 days
Theo de Meester 1905–1908 56 years, 58 days
Piet de Jong 1967–1971 56 years, 94 days
Jacob de Kempenaer 1848–1849 56 years, 117 days
Gerrit de Vries 1872–1874 56 years, 186 days
Hendrikus Colijn (1st) 1925–1926 56 years, 259 days
Jan Kappeyne van de Coppello 1877–1879 56 years, 322 days
Louis Beel (2nd) 1958–1959 57 years, 37 days
Theo van Lynden van Sandenburg 1879–1883 57 years, 58 days
Joop den Uyl 1973–1977 58 years, 132 days
Dirk Jan de Geer (1st) 1926–1929 58 years, 239 days
Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck (2nd) 1929–1933 59 years, 176 days
Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy 1940–1945 60 years, 72 days
Pieter Philip van Bosse 1868–1871 61 years, 19 days
Theo Heemskerk 1908–1913 61 years, 40 days
Jan de Quay 1959–1963 61 years, 335 days
Jan Jacob Rochussen 1858–1860 62 years, 123 days
Nicolaas Pierson 1897–1901 62 years, 174 days
Wim Kok 1994–2002 63 years, 296 days
Floris Adriaan van Hall (1st) 1853–1856 65 years, 47 days
Abraham Kuyper 1901–1905 67 years, 292 days
Johan Rudolph Thorbecke (2nd) 1862–1866 68 years, 27 days
Dirk Jan de Geer (2nd) 1939–1940 69 years, 264 days
Jan Heemskerk (2nd) 1883–1888 69 years, 265 days
Floris Adriaan van Hall (2nd) 1860–1861 69 years, 303 days
Hendrikus Colijn (2nd) 1933–1939 70 years, 49 days
Pieter Cort van der Linden 1913–1918 72 years, 118 days
Willem Drees 1948–1958 72 years, 170 days
Johan Rudolph Thorbecke (3rd) 1871–1872 74 years, 142 days Died in office

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