Frans Timmermans: wife, children, and career of the European election candidates

, Frans Timmermans, is the top candidate of the social Democrats (SPE/SPD) for the European elections in 2019. This is about women, children and the private lif

Frans Timmermans: wife, children, and career of the European election candidates

, Frans Timmermans, is the top candidate of the social Democrats (SPE/SPD) for the European elections in 2019. This is about women, children and the private life of the politician is known.

Frans Timmermans (57) (with full name: Franciscus Cornelis Gerardus Maria "Frans" Timmermans) is a Dutch politician of the Dutch labour party (PvdA), the party of European socialists (PES), and first Vice-President of the EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, and for better regulation, inter-institutional relations, the rule of law and Charter of fundamental rights jurisdiction. He is running as a candidate in the European elections in 2019 for the post of European Commission President and is the top candidate of the social Democrats.

Frans Timmermans comes from a Catholic family from Maastricht. His father was in the diplomatic service of the Netherlands. He worked after his studies of French literature, among other things, as a guest lecturer in the Insituut Clingendael and member of the Executive Committee for the European movement in the Netherlands. He also worked in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Netherlands and for the Dutch Embassy in Moscow.

Frans Timmermans‘ wife and children from two marriages

The 57-Year-old is married for the second Time and has four children - one daughter (33) and a son (30) from his first marriage. In 2000, he married the judge Irene Timmermans, with whom he is still together. With her he has two children - a daughter (15) and a son (13).

Dutchman Timmermans holds the football to the Italian club

On his Internet site, he admits that he is a huge Bruce Springsteen Fan and supporter of football club AS Roma. In addition, the Dutchman is a talent for languages - seven languages to his Repertoire: in addition to Dutch and limburgish, he is also fluent in German, English, French, Russian and Italian. Otherwise, Frans price Timmermans, not much is known about his private life. Therefore, almost nothing about his wife or his children is not known.

The top-candidate of the social Democrats for the European elections in 2019, in a recent survey for the European election in Germany is below 20 percent, connects a lot with Germany: As he told in an Interview with "the world", coming with his family Once a year, to Berlin. "We enjoy the open atmosphere and the museums," said Frans Timmermans. In addition, his father is married to a German woman.

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Frans Timmermans was abused as a child

In an Interview in the year 2017, Frans told Timmermans, that he as a child was a victim of abuse. For a politician, it's a very unusual confession. However, Timmermans also said that it was important to speak out about abuse. Through his story he wants to make other abuse victims courage to speak about their experiences. "As a child, I've been a victim of abuse. It is not something to let go of you for the Rest of your life," the 57-Year-old in an Interview with the Italian newspaper "La Stampa". What exactly Timmermans, in the EU language policy makers.

This is a terrible experience also influenced his work as a politician. It is important to him, to pull out of the Situation as in the case of Harvey Weinstein Lessons for the future. There had to be more in the society and also specifically in the work life Changes, Frans Timmermans. "There are laws and they work. We will change, however, in light of today's incidents.“

Also, he sits in the EU Parliament for protection of the environment, for example, the new scheme for single-use plastic sticks products such as drinking straws, cups, plates, or watts. This will disappear as of 2021 from the supermarket shelves.

Which party represents best your interests, you can test with the "Wahl-O-Mat" for the European elections in 2019. Also you can find here an Overview of the candidates in the European elections for the major parties competing in Germany. For voters, the TV-duels in German television are also interesting. We offer you all the important facts about ARD-“choice arena“ in the Live-Ticker.

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Date Of Update: 08 May 2019, 00:02
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