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Senator

1913

Kuyper had resigned his seat in Parliament in 1912 because of ill health, but returned to politics in 1913 as a member of the Senate for the province of South Holland. He held this seat until his death in 1920.

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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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