Simonis, Adrianus Johannes
Order in College: Cardinal Priest
With Title: S. Clemente
Native Country: Netherlands
Appointed by: John Paul II on 25 May 1985
Ecclesiastical Office:  Archbishop Emeritus of Utrecht 
Papal Elector: Not Eligible to Vote Due to Age

Cardinal Adrianus Johannes Simonis was born in Lisse, Netherlands, on November 26, 1931. He was ordained a priest on June 15, 1957. On March 20, 1971, he was ordained bishop of Rotterdam. He became coadjutor archbishop of Utrecht on June 27, 1983, and succeeded to that see on December 3 of that year. On May 25, 1985, he was created a cardinal. His titular church is St. Clement. He served as Archbishop of Utrecht until 14 April 2007. In the Roman Curia, he served in the Congregation for Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, the Congregation for Catholic Education, and the Council for Christian Unity.