Alexander De Croo

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Alexander De Croo
Alexander De Croo 2019.jpg
De Croo in 2019
Prime Minister of Belgium
Assumed office
1 October 2020
MonarchPhilippe
DeputyVincent Van Peteghem
Georges Gilkinet
Petra De Sutter
Sophie Wilmès
Vincent Van Quickenborne
Pierre-Yves Dermagne
Frank Vandenbroucke
Preceded bySophie Wilmès
Minister of Finance
In office
9 December 2018 – 1 October 2020
Prime MinisterCharles Michel
Sophie Wilmès
Preceded byJohan Van Overtveldt
Succeeded byVincent Van Peteghem
Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium
In office
22 October 2012 – 1 October 2020
Prime MinisterElio Di Rupo
Charles Michel
Sophie Wilmès
Preceded byVincent Van Quickenborne
Succeeded byVincent Van Peteghem
Georges Gilkinet
Petra De Sutter
Sophie Wilmès
Vincent Van Quickenborne
Pierre-Yves Dermagne
Frank Vandenbroucke
Minister of Pensions
In office
22 October 2012 – 11 October 2014
Prime MinisterElio Di Rupo
Preceded byVincent Van Quickenborne
Succeeded byDaniel Bacquelaine
Leader of the Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats
In office
12 December 2009 – 22 October 2012
DeputyVincent Van Quickenborne
Patricia Ceysens
Preceded byGuy Verhofstadt (Acting)
Succeeded byGuy Verhofstadt (Acting)
Minister of Development Cooperation
In office
11 October 2014 – 1 October 2020
Prime MinisterCharles Michel
Sophie Wilmès
Preceded byJean-Pascal Labille [fr]
Personal details
Born (1975-11-03) 3 November 1975 (age 46)
Vilvoorde, Belgium
Political partyOpen Flemish Liberals and Democrats (Open Vld)
Spouse(s)Annik Penders
Children2
Alma materVrije Universiteit Brussel
(BSc)

Northwestern University
(MBA)
WebsitePersonal site

Alexander De Croo (born 3 November 1975) is a Belgian politician and businessman. He was the Prime Minister of Belgium since October 2020.

From 2012 to 2020, De Croo worked in the governments of Elio Di Rupo, Charles Michel, and Sophie Wilmès as a deputy prime minister of Belgium.

During his tenure as deputy prime minister he was the Minister of Pensions from 2012 to 2014, as Minister of Development Cooperation from 2014 to 2020, and as Minister of Finance from 2018 to 2020.

On 1 October 2020, over a year after the 2019 federal elections, the De Croo Government was formed to replace Wilmès' minority government, with De Croo as Prime Minister.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Regering-De Croo is meest vrouwelijke ooit: tien vrouwen en tien mannen" [De Croo Government is the Most Feminine Ever:Ten Women and Ten Men] (in Dutch). Het Nieuwsblad. 1 October 2020. Retrieved 2 October 2020.