Former Dutch prime minister Dries van Agt and his spouse, Eugenie, each 93, died final week in a double euthanasia.
They had been buried collectively on Thursday.
The Rights Discussion board, a human rights charity he based, stated on Friday, “He died hand in hand together with his beloved spouse Eugenie van Agt-Krekelberg, the help and anchor with whom he was collectively for greater than 70 years and whom he all the time continued to consult with as ‘my lady’.”
The previous Christian Democrat adopted more and more Left-wing views later in life, opposing his social gathering’s electoral settlement with Gert Wilders’ PVV in 2010.
Van Agt was particularly vocal on the Israel-Palestine battle, writing books on the subject and branding Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, “a struggle felony” in 2016.
Euthanasia and assisted suicide have been authorized within the Netherlands since 2002 beneath particular situations.
Double euthanasia is uncommon however has been on the rise there with 26 in 2020 and 58 in 2022 out of a complete of 9,000 euthanasia instances.