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Barend Biesheuvel

Barend Willem Biesheuvel (April 5, 1920-April 29, 2001) was a Dutch politician, prime minister of the Netherlands from 1971 until 1973, as a member of the Protestant ARP party.

Born in Haarlemmerliede, Biesheuvel stood out because of his height (1.97 m) and was known as Mooie Barend ("Beautiful Barend"). He died in 2001 in Haarlem.