Reinier Wilhelmus "Rein" Welschen (August 29, 1941 – September 17, 2013) was a Dutch politician and member of the Labour Party (PvdA). Welschen served as an alderman of Breda from 1978 to 1987. He was a Provincial-Executive of North Brabant from 1987 to 1992. He served as the Mayor of Eindhoven from 1992 until 2003. The city experienced the bankruptcy of both the DAF Car BV and the Operation Centurion at Philips during his tenure, which increased unemployment. A major crash of a Belgian Air Force C-130 Hercules also took place on July 15, 1996. In 2004 he was acting mayor of Westland.

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  • Reinier Wilhelmus (Rein) Welschen (Breda, 29 augustus 1941 – aldaar, 17 september 2013) was een Nederlands politicus en bestuurder. Hij was bioloog en promoveerde in de geneeskunde. Welschen was van 1978 tot 2004 werkzaam in het openbaar bestuur, onder meer van 1992 tot 2003 als burgemeester van Eindhoven; hij was lid van de PvdA. Nadat eind 2005 een hersentumor was geconstateerd, overleed Welschen op 17 september 2013. (nl)
  • Reinier Wilhelmus "Rein" Welschen (August 29, 1941 – September 17, 2013) was a Dutch politician and member of the Labour Party (PvdA). Welschen served as an alderman of Breda from 1978 to 1987. He was a Provincial-Executive of North Brabant from 1987 to 1992. He served as the Mayor of Eindhoven from 1992 until 2003. The city experienced the bankruptcy of both the DAF Car BV and the Operation Centurion at Philips during his tenure, which increased unemployment. A major crash of a Belgian Air Force C-130 Hercules also took place on July 15, 1996. In 2004 he was acting mayor of Westland. Rein Welschen had been in declining health for several years. He died on September 17, 2013, at the age of 72. His funeral was held in Breda, while a memorial service was held Eindhoven's city hall on September 27, 2013. (en)
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  • Reinier Wilhelmus (Rein) Welschen (Breda, 29 augustus 1941 – aldaar, 17 september 2013) was een Nederlands politicus en bestuurder. Hij was bioloog en promoveerde in de geneeskunde. Welschen was van 1978 tot 2004 werkzaam in het openbaar bestuur, onder meer van 1992 tot 2003 als burgemeester van Eindhoven; hij was lid van de PvdA. Nadat eind 2005 een hersentumor was geconstateerd, overleed Welschen op 17 september 2013. (nl)
  • Reinier Wilhelmus "Rein" Welschen (August 29, 1941 – September 17, 2013) was a Dutch politician and member of the Labour Party (PvdA). Welschen served as an alderman of Breda from 1978 to 1987. He was a Provincial-Executive of North Brabant from 1987 to 1992. He served as the Mayor of Eindhoven from 1992 until 2003. The city experienced the bankruptcy of both the DAF Car BV and the Operation Centurion at Philips during his tenure, which increased unemployment. A major crash of a Belgian Air Force C-130 Hercules also took place on July 15, 1996. In 2004 he was acting mayor of Westland. (en)
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