Piet Bukman

Dutch politician

Pieter "Piet" Bukman (7 February 1934 – 16 March 2022) was a Dutch politician. He was a member of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) party. He also was an economist.[1]

Piet Bukman
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Piet Bukman in 1980
Speaker of the House of Representatives
In office
3 December 1996 – 19 May 1998
Preceded byWim Deetman
Succeeded byJeltje van Nieuwenhoven
Minister of Agriculture,
Nature and Fisheries
In office
28 September 1990 – 22 August 1994
Prime MinisterRuud Lubbers
Preceded byBert de Vries (Ad interim)
Succeeded byJozias van Aartsen
State Secretary for Economic Affairs
In office
7 november 1989 – 28 September 1990
Prime MinisterRuud Lubbers
Preceded byYvonne van Rooy
Succeeded byYvonne van Rooy
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
17 May 1994 – 19 May 1998
In office
14 September 1989 – 7 November 1989
Parliamentary groupChristian Democratic Appeal
Minister of Defence
In office
6 September 1988 – 24 September 1988
Ad interim
Prime MinisterRuud Lubbers
Preceded byWim van Eekelen
Succeeded byFrits Bolkestein
Minister for Development Cooperation
In office
14 July 1986 – 7 November 1989
Prime MinisterRuud Lubbers
Preceded byEegje Schoo
Succeeded byJan Pronk
President of the European People's Party
In office
10 July 1985 – 30 July 1987
Preceded byLeo Tindemans
Succeeded byJacques Santer
Member of the Senate
In office
10 June 1981 – 14 July 1986
Parliamentary groupChristian Democratic Appeal
Chairman of the Christian
Democratic Appeal
In office
11 October 1980 – 14 July 1986
LeaderDries van Agt (1980–1982)
Ruud Lubbers (1982–1986)
Preceded byPiet Steenkamp
Succeeded byWim van Velzen
Member of the Social
and Economic Council
In office
1 March 1968 – 1 August 1980
ChairmanJan de Pous
Personal details
Born
Pieter Bukman

(1934-02-07)7 February 1934
Delft, Netherlands
Died16 March 2022(2022-03-16) (aged 88)
Voorschoten, Netherlands
Political partyChristian Democratic Appeal
(from 1980)
Other political
affiliations
Anti-Revolutionary Party
(until 1980)
ResidenceVoorschoten, Netherlands
Alma materVrije Universiteit Amsterdam
(Bachelor of Economics, Master of Economics)
OccupationPolitician · Diplomat · Economist · Trade association executive

Bukman was president of the European People's Party from July 1985 until July 1987. After the election of 1986 Bukman was appointed as minister for Development Cooperation,[2] which ended in 1989. Afterwards he was minister of Agriculture from 1990 until 1994 and speaker of the House of Representatives from 1996 until 1998.

Bukman died in Voorschoten at the age of 88.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Jansen, Thomas; Hecke, Steven Van (2011-06-02). At Europe's Service: The Origins and Evolution of the European People's Party. Springer. pp. 143–. ISBN 978-3-642-19413-9. Retrieved 25 September 2011.
  2. Drs. P. (Piet) Bukman, Parlement.com
  3. Oud-minister en Kamervoorzitter Piet Bukman (88) overleden (in Dutch)