Machiavelli Award 1998 for Hans van Mierlo

Mr. Hans van Mierlo received the Machiavelli Award in the year in which he decided to end his political career. The Machiavelliprijs 1998 serves as an oeuvre prize. In awarding the prize to him, the jury wishes to express its appreciation of the unique way in which he contributed to the political debate in the Netherlands for more than thirty years.