List of Speakers of the House of Representatives (Netherlands)

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This is a list of Speakers of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands.

List of Speakers from 1815 to 1920[edit]

President In Office Party Note(s)
Jan Elias Nicolaas van Lynden van Hoevelaken September 21, 1815 - October 16, 1816 Independent (Moderate)
André Charles Membrère October 23, 1816 - October 20, 1817 Independent (Moderate)
Jan Pieter van Wickenwoort Crommelin October 20, 1817 - October 19, 1818 Independent (Moderate)
Leonard du Bus de Gisignies October 19, 1818 - October 18, 1819 Independent (Moderate)
Arnold Hendrik van Markel Bouwer October 21, 1819 - October 19, 1820 Independent (Moderate)
André Charles Membrère October 19, 1820 - October 15, 1821 Independent (Moderate)
Rutger Metelerkamp October 31, 1821 - October 24, 1822 Independent (Moderate)
Pierre Thomas Nicolai October 24, 1822 - March 29, 1823 Independent (Moderate)
Samuel Johannes Sandberg van Essenburg October 16, 1823 - October 21, 1824 Independent (Liberal)
Pierre Thomas Nicolai October 21, 1824 - March 5, 1825 Independent (Moderate)
Samuel Johannes Sandberg van Essenburg October 16, 1825 - October 20, 1826 Independent (Liberal)
Lodewijk Aanton Reyphins October 20, 1826 - October 16, 1827 Independent (Moderate)
Hendrik Maurits van der Goes October 18, 1827 - October 20, 1828 Independent (Moderate)
Lodewijk Aanton Reyphins October 20, 1828 - October 20, 1829 Independent (Moderate)
Jan Corver Hooft October 22, 1829 - September 13, 1830 Independent (Moderate)
Lodewijk van Toulon September 13, 1830 - October 13, 1831 Independent (Moderate)
Hubert van Asch van Wijck October 13, 1831 - October 16, 1832 Independent (Ultra-conservative)
Hendrik Collot d'Escury October 20, 1832 - October 18, 1833 Independent (Moderate)
Tammo Sypkens October 21, 1833 - October 16, 1834 Independent (Ultra-conservative)
Hendrik Collot d'Escury October 16, 1834 - October 20, 1835 Independent (Moderate)
Herman Jacob Dijkmester October 20, 1835 - October 18, 1836 Independent (Moderate)
Lodewijk Caspar Luzac October 18, 1836 - October 16, 1837 Independent (Liberal)
Mauritz Pico Diederik van Sytzama October 18, 1837 - October 15, 1838 Independent (Moderate)
Marinus Willem de Jonge van Campensnieuwland October 16, 1838 - October 21, 1839 Independent (Ultra-conservative)
Oncko van Svinderen van Rensuma October 21, 1839 - October 20, 1840 Independent (Conservative)
Hendrick Backer October 20, 1840 - October 20, 1841 Independent (Moderate)
Edmond Willem van Dam van Isselt October 20, 1841 - October 18, 1842 Independent (Liberal)
Daniël Théodore Gevers van Endegeest October 18, 1842 - October 16, 1843 Independent (Conservative)
Johannes Luyben October 21, 1843 - October 22, 1844 Independent (Conservative)
Pieter van Akerlaken October 22, 1844 - October 20, 1845 Independent (Conservative)
George Isaäc Bruce October 24, 1844 - October 20, 1845 Independent (Moderate)
Willem Boreel van Hogelanden October 20, 1847 - February 13, 1849 Independent (Conservative liberal)
Jan Karel van Goltstein February 19, 1849 - August 20, 1850 Independent (Conservative liberal)
Albertus Jacobus Duymaer van Twist October 12, 1850 - January 22, 1851 Independent (Liberal)
Willem Boreel van Hogelanden February 21, 1851 - September 17, 1852 Independent (Conservative liberal)
Willem Hendrik Dullert September 24, 1852 - April 26, 1853 Independent (Liberal)
Willem Boreel van Hogelanden June 20, 1853 - August 22, 1855 Independent (Conservative liberal)
Daniël Théodore Gevers van Endegeest September 20, 1855 - July 4, 1856 Independent (Conservative)
Jan Karel van Goltstein September 19, 1856 - March 11, 1858 Independent (Conservative liberal)
Willem Anne Schimmelpenninck van der Oye April 17, 1858 - August 27, 1858 Independent (Conservative)
Gerlach Cornelis Joannes van Reenen September 23, 1858 - September 20, 1869 Independent (Conservative)
Willem Hendrik Dullert September 23, 1869 - February 24, 1881 Independent (Liberal)
Charles Jean François Mirandolle March 4, 1881 - September 19, 1881 Independent (Liberal)
Otto van Rees September 22, 1881 - January 19, 1884 Independent (Liberal)
Eppo Cremers February 22, 1884 - October 11, 1884 Independent (Liberal)
Æneas Mackay November 20, 1884 - September 18, 1885 Independent (Anti Revolutionary)
Eppo Cremers September 24, 1885 - March 27, 1888 Independent (Liberal)
Gerard Jacob Theodoor Beelaerts van Blokland May 7, 1888 - September 15, 1891 Independent (Anti Revolutionary)
Johan George Gleichman September 18, 1891 - June 17, 1901 Independent (Liberal)
Æneas Mackay September 20, 1901 - September 19, 1905 Independent (Anti Revolutionary)
Joan Röell September 22, 1905 - September 21, 1909 Independent (Liberal)
Frederik van Bylandt September 23, 1909 - September 11, 1912 Christian Historical Union
Octaaf van Nispen tot Sevenaer September 18, 1912 - September 16, 1913 General League of Roman Catholic Caucuses
Hendrik Goeman Borgesius September 17, 1913 - January 18, 1917 Liberal Union Died in Office
Dirk Fock January 25, 1917 - October 8, 1920 Liberal Union

List of Speakers since 1920[edit]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Party Parliamentary period
Dionysius Koolen Mr.Dr.
Dionysius Koolen
(1871–1945)
14 October 1920 –
5 August 1925
General League of
Roman Catholic Caucuses
1922–1925
Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck Jonkheer
Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck
(1873–1936)
17 September 1925 –
10 August 1929
Roman Catholic
State Party
1925–1929
Josef van Schaik Josef van Schaik
(1882–1962)
18 September 1929 –
26 May 1933
Roman Catholic
State Party
1929–1933
Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck Jonkheer
Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck
(1873–1936)
31 May 1933 –
17 April 1936
[Died]
Roman Catholic
State Party
1933–1937
Piet Aalberse Piet Aalberse
(1871–1948)
7 May 1936 –
9 November 1937
Roman Catholic
State Party
Josef van Schaik Josef van Schaik
(1882–1962)
11 November 1937 –
7 Augustus 1948
Roman Catholic
State Party
1937–1946
Catholic People's Party 1946–1948
Rad Kortenhorst Dr.
Rad Kortenhorst
(1886–1963)
12 August 1948 –
13 January 1963
[Died]
Catholic People's Party 1948–1952
1952–1956
1956–1959
1959–1963
Frans-Jozef van Thiel Frans-Jozef van Thiel
(1906–1993)
29 January 1963 –
7 December 1972
Catholic People's Party
1963–1967
1967–1971
1971–1972
Anne Vondeling Dr.
Anne Vondeling
(1916–1979)
7 December 1972 –
17 July 1979
[Res] [Note]
Labour Party 1972–1977
1977–1981
Dick Dolman Dr.
Dick Dolman
(born 1935)
17 July 1979 –
14 September 1989
Labour Party
1981–1982
1982–1986
1986–1989
Wim Deetman Wim Deetman
(born 1945)
14 September 1989 –
1 December 1996
[Res] [Note]
Christian Democratic Appeal 1989–1994
1994–1998
Piet Bukman Piet Bukman
(born 1934)
3 December 1996 –
19 May 1998
Christian Democratic Appeal
Jeltje van Nieuwenhoven Jeltje van Nieuwenhoven
(born 1943)
20 May 1998 –
16 May 2002
[Res] [Note]
Labour Party 1998–2002
Frans Weisglas Frans Weisglas
(born 1946)
28 May 2002 –
30 November 2006
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
2002–2003
2003–2006
Gerdi Verbeet Gerdi Verbeet
(born 1951)
6 December 2006 –
20 September 2012
Labour Party 2006–2010
2010–2012
Anouchka van Miltenburg Anouchka van Miltenburg
(born 1967)
25 September 2012 –
12 December 2015
[Res]
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
2012–2017
Khadija Arib Khadija Arib
(born 1960)
13 January 2016 –
Incumbent
Labour Party
2017–present
Res Resigned.
Died Died in office.
Note Resigned when she was selected as Parliamentary leader of the Labour Party.
Note Resigned when he was appointed as Mayor of The Hague.
Note Resigned when he was elected as Member of the European Parliament.

Living former Speakers[edit]

Speaker of the House
of Representatives
Term Age
Dick Dolman 1979–1989 (1935-02-07) 7 February 1935 (age 83)
Wim Deetman 1989–1996 (1945-04-03) 3 April 1945 (age 73)
Piet Bukman 1996–1998 (1934-02-07) 7 February 1934 (age 84)
Jeltje van Nieuwenhoven 1998–2002 (1943-08-02) 2 August 1943 (age 75)
Frans Weisglas 2002–2006 (1946-08-08) 8 August 1946 (age 72)
Gerdi Verbeet 2006–2012 (1951-04-18) 18 April 1951 (age 67)
Anouchka van Miltenburg 2012–2015 (1967-04-20) 20 April 1967 (age 51)

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