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Re-election to Parliament


In 1894 Kuyper was elected as a Representative for the district of Sliedrecht. In the House of Representatives he focussed on education reforms, universal suffrage, labour policy, and foreign policy. During his political career he continued his work in journalism and the church.

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Abraham Kuyper

Abraham Kuyper was Prime Minister of the Netherlands between 1901 and 1905, an influential neo-Calvinist theologian, and a journalist. He established the Reformed Churches in the Netherlands, which upon its foundation became the second largest Reformed denomination in the country behind the state-supported Dutch Reformed Church. He also founded a newspaper, the Free University…

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