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Lucina da Costa Gomez-Matheeuws

Dutch politician

Lucina Elena da Costa Gomez-Matheeuws (5 April 1929[1] – 7 January 2017) was a Dutch Antillean politician for the National People's Party (PNP). She served as the Prime Minister of the Netherlands Antilles, an office her husband Moises Frumencio da Costa Gomez previously held, briefly in 1977. She was also the first female to hold the office. Prior to this, she was the Minister of Health and Environment, Welfare, Youth, Sports, Culture and Recreation (1970–1977).[2]

Lucina da Costa Gomez-Matheeuws
Prime Minister of the Netherlands Antilles
Preceded byJuancho Evertsz
Succeeded byLeo A.I. Chance
Minister of Health and Environment, Welfare, Youth, Sports, Culture and Recreation
In office
1970–1977
Personal details
Born(1929-04-05)5 April 1929
Died7 January 2017(2017-01-07) (aged 87)
Willemstad, Curaçao
Spouse(s)Moises Frumencio da Costa Gomez

Costa Gomez-Matheeuws died on 7 January 2017 in Willemstad, Curaçao at the age of 87.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Sra. LUCINA ELENA DA COSTA GOMEZ-MATHEEUW". extra.cw (in Papiamento). 11 January 2017. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "First female Prime Minister of the Netherlands Antilles has died". Curaçao Chronicle. 10 January 2017. Retrieved 12 January 2017.