Frans Timmermans

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Person.png Frans Timmermans   IMDB TwitterRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(politician, diplomat)
BornFranciscus Cornelis Gerardus Maria Timmermans
1961-05-06
Maastricht, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Alma materRadboud University, Nancy 2 University
Children4
SpouseIrene Timmermans
PartyDemocrats 66, Labour Party
Vice-President of the European Commission

Employment.png Vice-President of the European Commission Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
1 November 2014 - Present
Preceded byCatherine Ashton

Employment.png Netherlands/Minister for Foreign Affairs

In office
5 November 2012 - 17 October 2014

Employment.png State Secretary for European Affairs

In office
22 February 2007 - 23 February 2010

Employment.png Member of the House of Representatives

In office
6 May 1998 - 22 February 2007

Employment.png Member of the House of Representatives

In office
9 June 2010 - 5 November 2012

Franciscus Cornelis Gerardus Maria "Frans" Timmermans

Career

As Vice-President of the European Commission, opined on "Which world do we want after COVID-19?"[1] and on how to ensure that "all of Europe gets vaccines".[2]

Opinions

“They are now being disappointed. Look at what the divisiveness of Brexit has done to the UK. Today, the UK looks like Game of Thrones on steroids.”
Frans Timmermans (16 May 2019)  [3]

 

Events Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)Description
Bilderberg/20085 June 20088 June 2008US
Virginia
Chantilly
The 56th Bilderberg, Chantilly, Virginia, 139 guests
WEF/Annual Meeting/202021 January 202024 January 2020World Economic Forum
Switzerland
This mega-summit of the world's ruling class and their political and media appendages happens every year, but 2020 was special, as the continuous corporate media coverage of COVID-19 started more or less from one day to the next on 20/21. January, coinciding with the start of the meeting.


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