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Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament (1939–1940)
Civilian hostage of the German army (1942–1944)
Head of the Netherlands Government Information Service (1945)
President of the Union of European Federalists (1946–1956)
Professor at Utrecht University (1947–1952)
Charlemagne Prize for services to European unity, Aachen (1947)
Member of the International Executive Bureau of the European Movement (1948)
Rector of the College of Europe, Bruges (1949–1972)
Governor of the European Cultural Foundation (1954–1985)
President and founder of 'Action européenne fédéraliste' (European Federalist Action) (1956–1973)