Luuk Kroon (born December 13, 1942, Ridderkerk – d. June 19, 2012, The Hague) was a Dutch naval officer. Kroon served as the Commander of the Royal Netherlands Navy from 1995 to 1998 and Chief of the Netherlands Defence Staff from 1998 until 2004. He died in The Hague on June 19, 2012, at the age of 69.
Awards and decorationsEdit
- Commander of the Order of Orange-Nassau with Swords
- Officer's Long Service Cross
- Marriage Medal 2002 (celebrates the wedding of Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and Máxima Zorreguieta)
- Navy Medal
- Grand Officer of the Order of the Crown of Belgium
- Commander of the Legion of Merit (United States)
- Commander of the Legion of Honour (France)
- Officer of the National Order of Merit (France) (Ordre National du Mérite)
- Cross of Honour of the Bundeswehr in Gold (Germany)
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Oud-topmilitair Kroon overleden". NOS Nieuws. 2012-06-24. http://nos.nl/artikel/387555-ouddefensiechef-kroon-overleden.html. Retrieved 2012-07-03.
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