Person:Willem Duisenberg (3)

Willem Frederik Duisenberg
m. 26 JUL 1933
  1. Willem Frederik Duisenberg1935 - 2005
Facts and Events
Name Willem Frederik Duisenberg
Gender Male
Birth? 9 JUL 1935 Heerenveen, Friesland, Nederland
Death? 31 JUL 2005 Faucon, Vaucluse, France
Reference Number? Q159844?

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Willem Frederik "Wim" Duisenberg (9 July 1935 – 31 July 2005) was a Dutch politician of the Labour Party (PvdA). He was the first President of the European Central Bank from 1 July 1998 until 31 October 2003. He was instrumental in the introduction of the euro in the European Union in 2002. He was also credited for making numerous improvements for the economy of the Netherlands. A successful economist and financier he served as Minister of Finance from 11 May 1973 until 19 December 1977, he later served as President of the Central Bank of the Netherlands. He was a member of the Steering Committee of the Bilderberg Group.

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