Virginie Korte-van Hemel
Dutch politicianDied when: 84 years 330 days (1018 months)
Star Sign: Taurus
Virginie Norbertina Maria Korte-van Hemel (8 May 1929 – 3 April 2014) was a Dutch politician of the defunct Catholic People's Party (KVP) now merged into the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) party and jurist.
Korte-van Hemel worked as student researcher at the Utrecht University from June 1953 until July 1955 and as a lawyer and prosecutor in Bussum from August 1955 until September 1977.
Korte-van Hemel served on the Municipal Council of Bussum from April 1966 until September 1977 and served as an Alderperson in Bussum from September 1970 until September 1974.
Korte-van Hemel became a Member of the House of Representatives after Fons van der Stee was appointed as Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries and Minister for Netherlands Antilles Affairs in the Cabinet Van Agt-Wiegel following the election of 1977, serving from 15 September 1977 until 10 June 1981.
Korte-van Hemel returned as a Member of the House of Representatives after Job de Ruiter was appointed as Minister of Justice in the Cabinet Van Agt II following the election of 1981, serving from 9 September 1981 until 16 September 1982.
After the election of 1982 Korte-van Hemel was appointed as State Secretary for Justice in the Cabinet Lubbers I, taking office on 8 November 1982.
After the election of 1982 Korte-van Hemel returned as a Member of the House of Representatives, taking office on 3 June 1986.After the cabinet formation of 1986 Korte-van Hemel continued as State Secretary for Justice in the Cabinet Lubbers II, taking office on 14 July 1986.
In February 1989 Korte-van Hemel announced that he would not stand for the election of 1989.Following the cabinet formation of 1989 Korte-van Hemel was not giving a cabinet post in the new cabinet, the Cabinet Lubbers II was replaced by the Cabinet Lubbers III on 7 November 1989.
Korte-van Hemel remained in active politics, she elected as a Member of the Senate after the Senate election of 1991, taking office on 11 June 1991.
In October 1992 Korte-van Hemel was nominated as an Extraordinary Member of the Council of State, she resigned as a Member of the Senate the day she was installed as an Extraordinary Member of the Council of State, serving from 1 November 1992 until 1 June 1999.