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ⓘ Eberhard van der Laan. Eberhard Edzard van der Laan was a Dutch lawyer and politician. He was a member of the Labour Party. Van der Laan was born in a Reformed ..




Eberhard van der Laan
                                     

ⓘ Eberhard van der Laan

Eberhard Edzard van der Laan was a Dutch lawyer and politician. He was a member of the Labour Party.

Van der Laan was born in a Reformed family, and studied law at the Free University Amsterdam.

He was a member of the city council of Amsterdam from 1990 to 1998 partly also group leader, minister of Housing, Residential Areas and Social Integration in the Fourth Balkenende cabinet from 2008 to 2010, and mayor of Amsterdam from 2010 till his death in 2017.

He died of lung cancer at the age of 62.

                                     
  • Mosterin, 76, Spanish anthropologist and philosopher, lung cancer. Eberhard van der Laan 62, Dutch politician and lawyer, Minister for Housing, Communities
  • 1988 2017 Toon Geurts, Dutch sprint canoeist b. 1932 2017 Eberhard van der Laan Dutch politician b. 1955 2017 Giorgio Pressburger, Hungarian - Italian
  • office 19 September 2017  26 October 2017 Preceded by Eberhard van der Laan Succeeded by Eric van der Burg acting Alderwoman of Amsterdam In office 18