How tall is Mark Rutte

Mark Rutte's Height

6ft 4 (193 cm)

Dutch politician, who has been the Prime Minister of the Netherlands since 2010.

How tall is Mark Rutte
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Average Guess (20 Votes)
6ft 4.13in (193.4cm)
RJT said on 25/Nov/20

Just curious, is 6'4 (193cm) considered "tall" in Netherland?

I'm guessing it's considered tall, but not very. Maybe like 6'2 in the US/UK.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 24/Nov/20
He's younger than he looks. I thought he was in his 60's....he's only 53!. Looks a typical 6ft4 guy. Early morning I'm sure he'd measure near 194cm. Evening though could be 192.5-193cm
Tunman said on 24/Nov/20
If you're dutch then you probably have enough references to compare with.I'm still thinking that 6'3.5 or 3.75 isn't completely impossible.The possibility of him losing a fraction by early 50's?Maybe and maybe not.Since he wakes up at least at 194 maybe even near 195,claiming 193 isn't a problem,although he could be just under that at his lowest.
Tim. said on 23/Nov/20
I'm Dutch, so I see the guy on TV a lot and I've seen him standing next to plenty of other people to have a good judgement on his height. He could be a cm shorter by now at 53, but he definitely is or is close to 193cm.
Tunman said on 22/Nov/20
That seems much more likely but do you reckon he's the kind of guy who almost never looks his height on pics?You could have a rapid glance on pics of him with Obama,Xi Jinping and others,if anything he consistantly looks 6'3 although for me it's hard to believe you've been 1.5" off the truth.
With Cameron I would give him a weak 6'4 which is certainly more reasonable than 6'3 flat anyways.
However take a look at this video of him with Macron,while he certainly towers him I'm not sure there's more than 7" well even if the camera could possibly favor Macron it's hard to see 8" tbh
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Editor Rob
I think overall he could be near 193, but yeah there are some situations he hasn't looked it
Tunman said on 22/Nov/20
Since he claimed 193 listing him at 194 doesn't make sense.With Cameron
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I see a strong 3" difference maybe 3.25" could be bang on.192-93 is indeed the most reasonable range,I can see arguments for both figures.Alexander could very well be slightly under 190
Editor Rob
I hadn't yet seen the 193cm, but I looked and saw the reporter holding the advert with 193cm: click here
Tim. said on 21/Nov/20
Rutte is around 193 cm, as he has stated in an interview. You can see him standing next to Willem Alexander who is 190 cm and you can see that Rutte is a bit taller. The only person who appears to be taller than Rutte is Wopke Hoekstra, the third one from the right, and that makes sense because he's reported to be almost 2 meters tall.
Tunman said on 19/Nov/20
Even in a Dutch cabinet at 6'4.5 there won't be too many people close to that height,could be the equivalent of 191cm in UK.In that video Roots posted he looks no more than 1.5" taller than Stoltenberg.I could see how he can be 6'3.5 if he was slightly further away from the camera but 6'4.5 is definitely a joke
Tim. said on 18/Nov/20
@Tunman, but that's a Dutch cabinet, almost everyone is tall. Rutte is probably 193 cm, like he says.
Tunman said on 10/Nov/20
Click Here Rutte is the 6th from left
Even without knowing the other guys height 6'4.5 sounds unlikely.Too many guys are close to his height and the one on the right has several inches on him.
Tunman said on 10/Nov/20
Edi Rama is 195 tops and by the way he claimed 198 so 6'7 or 6'7.5 is a joke.Stoltenberg I believe is truly the 6'1.5 he's listed at.Edi looks like he could be a solid 3" taller than him if his head was level,perhaps 3.25 max.So yeah 194-5 for Rama and 190-91 for Rutte makes sense
Jkiller said on 25/Oct/20
Roots4828 said on 10/Oct/20
Mark Rutte next to Boris Johnson and Jens Stoltenberg at the NATO Summit: Click Here (39:30). Jens Stoltenberg looks about 6’1” as he was slightly taller than Trump. I think Mark is a little over 6’3”. Definitely can’t see a big 6’4.5”. At 39:18 is the supposedly 6’7” Albanian PM Edi Rama.
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 4/Aug/20
So Obama is 6'2 1/4. Hmmm..
Piet said on 15/Jun/20
Rutte once said that he's 193 cm and not the 185 cm that is listed on some websites. I think that's probably correct. Willem Alexander's height is 190 cm, and you can see Rutte is a little bit taller than him when they are standing next to each other.
5.9 legit guy said on 9/May/20
He seems to be just 2inches taller than Obama so I would say 6ft3
I don't get where the 194cm estimation come from,it is not sustainable
Ronaldo 185.5cm said on 30/Mar/20
#Junior Hernandez 1990 One or two or few photos don't explain the truth, he isnt 6'3 range thats for sure, he is over 6'4.
Jackman said on 19/Mar/19
Wilder's security are definitely a physical abnormality as at least two of his regulars are 4 - 5 inches taller than him.

That said a lot of the time in photos you see he is surrounded by people who are more than half a head shorter than him so he's clearly above average for Dutch standards.

There's a picture of him with 5'7 Gerard Batten and I'd say there was about 8 - 9 inches between them.

6'4 would be a safe bet.

Rutte is 194cm and not a mm under.
Tunman said on 1/Mar/19
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No way Wilders is 6'5 maybe 6'3 at best since Le Pen is only 5'7.25 though probably in heels.
Oliver S said on 10/Jan/19
He can be 193.3cm next to 184 cm Turkish President Erdogan.
tree said on 6/Dec/18
Rob u have this guy too high.
With Romanian president Klaus Iohannis who is 190cm Click Here
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Next to Prince Felipe,Obama,Trump,Cameron
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Wirt GUILDERS said on 30/Aug/18
I'm also curious to know Geert Wilder's height.

There are many pics of him surrounded by I'm guessing his bodyguards who are all exactly the same height as him except one guy who is at least 6 inches taller than the rest of the team.

If he is 6'5 his security is full of giants.

The taller guy must be 6'11.
World Citizen said on 10/Jul/18
Hey Rob can you add Geert Wilders?
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 13/Jun/18
Rob, I think 194cm was a shoes height. Look clearly 5-6cm taller than 185cm Obama not more.

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Quoter86 said on 5/Jun/18
Only 2" taller looking than 6'1 Obama. How do you explain that Rob?
Lgg said on 1/Jun/18
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How tall is the albanian pm here with mark rob
He claimes 198 cm
Editor Rob
Could be 3-4cm taller.
joe### said on 9/May/18
6´4 flat possible
Megas Saibemo said on 5/May/18
That does NOT make sense! Look at this photo: Click Here

Willem-Alexander (The guy with blonde hair) is 183 cm and he is not much shorter than Mark Rutte who is 194.3 cm, a 11 cm difference is not supposed to be only like this...

Something is wrong here, any explanation? For me, it seems like Mark Rutte is 6'3 because they are both standing straight in that photo.
MD said on 29/Jan/18
That is silly. He's very clearly well over 6'0".
MarathonMan said on 26/Jan/18
I'm sorry, but Rutte is 6' 1/2'' - 6'1''. And these are Dutch sources. It's remarkable to notice that in ALL photos where Rutte appears to be very tall, he's in fact much closer to the camera.
Zahid said on 23/Jan/18
Fair guess. Seemed in the 6'4.5" range next to David Cameron: Click Here
DreadPirateRoberts said on 23/Jan/18
Had no idea he was this tall haha I even live in the netherlands
Koreanorigin188cm said on 23/Jan/18
Hey Rob, do you think South Slavs (people from the Dinaric Alps) are taller than the dutch? Random question but curious to hear your response.
Editor Rob
Yes, there was a study done with a good sample and it said 28% of young guys were 190cm or taller.
awkward said on 23/Jan/18
What is the height of Willem Alexander Rob ? He is listed at 6ft, in term of proportions he looks exactly that tall but next to most celebs (Obama, Felipe, Rutte) he looks 6-2 at least
I think that Mark is rather 6-3
Editor Rob
6ft would be short-changing him, 6ft 2 range is more likely.
MD said on 23/Jan/18
I see you didn't think he was 6'5", but this honestly isn't that far off. lol

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