Adri van Es

Adrianus "Adri" van Es (28 April 1913 – 6 January 1994) was a Dutch naval officer and vice admiral of the Royal Netherlands Navy.

Adri van Es
Adri van Es in 1966
State Secretary for Defence
In office
14 August 1963  16 September 1972
Serving with
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Prime Minister
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Preceded byPiet de Jong
Succeeded byJoep Mommersteeg
Bram Stemerdink
Personal details
Adrianus van Es

(1913-04-28)28 April 1913
Amersfoort, Netherlands
Died6 January 1994(1994-01-06) (aged 80)
Wassenaar, Netherlands
Political partyChristian Democratic Appeal
(from 1980)
Other political
Anti-Revolutionary Party
Anthonia van Es
(m. 1937; his death 1994)
Children2 children
Alma materRoyal Naval College
OccupationNaval Officer
Military service
Allegiance Netherlands
Branch/serviceRoyal Netherlands Navy
Years of service1931–1963 (Active duty)
1963–1966 (Reserve)
Rank Vice admiral
Unit320 Dutch Squadron RAF
CommandsHNLMS Karel Doorman
Battles/warsWorld War II