Herman Van Rompuy
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|Herman Van Rompuy|
|President of the European Council|
1 January 2010
|Preceded by||Fredrik Reinfeldt|
|Prime Minister of Belgium|
30 December 2008 – 25 November 2009
|Preceded by||Yves Leterme|
|Succeeded by||Yves Leterme|
|President of the Belgian Chamber of Representatives|
12 July 2007 – 30 December 2008
|Preceded by||Herman De Croo|
|Succeeded by||Patrick Dewael|
|Born||31 October 1947
Etterbeek, Brussels, Belgium
|Political party||Christian Democratic and Flemish|
|Alma mater||Catholic University of Leuven|
Herman Van Rompuy is a Belgian politician. In November 2009 he was appointed the first permanent President of the European Council, which is the meeting of the heads of government of all of the member states of the European Union.
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