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Geert Wilders
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Leader of the Party for Freedom
Assumed office
22 February 2006
Preceded by Position established
Leader of the Party for Freedom in the House of Representatives
Assumed office
23 November 2006
Preceded by Position established
Member of the House of Representatives
Assumed office
26 July 2002
In office
25 August 1998 – 23 May 2002
Personal details
Born 6 September 1963 (1963-09-06) (age 57)
Venlo, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Political party Party for Freedom (2006–present)
Independent (2004–2006)
People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (1989–2004)
Spouse(s)
Krisztina Marfai (m. 1992)
Alma mater Open University

Geert Wilders (born 6 September 1963) is a Dutch right-wing populist and nationalist politician, born in Venlo. He is a member of the Dutch Parliament. He joined the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy first, and in 2006 created and has become the leader for the Party for Freedom.

Politics

He began working as an assistant (helper) for Frits Bolkestein in 1990. In September 2004, he left People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD in Dutch, the language spoken in the Netherlands). After that he made his own party named Groep Wilders. Later he changed the name to Partij voor de Vrijheid (Party for the Freedom or PVV).

Fitna

Fitna is a short movie made by Wilders. It was released on the Internet on 27 March 2008. Wilders' goal was to show people what he thinks about Islamization, using this movie.



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