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Anne-Marie Lizin

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Anne-Marie Lizin
President of the Senate
In office
20 July 2004 – 12 July 2007
Preceded byArmand De Decker
Succeeded byArmand De Decker
Personal details
Born(1949-01-05)5 January 1949
Huy, Belgium
Died17 October 2015(2015-10-17) (aged 66)
Huy, Belgium
Political partySocialist Party
Alma materUniversity of Liège
WebsiteOfficial website

Anne-Marie Lizin (5 January 1949 – 17 October 2015) was a Belgian politician. He served as the President of the Senate of Belgium from 2004 to 2007.[1][2]

Career[change | change source]

From 1970 to 1976 she was an alderman of Ben-Ahin, and from 1980 to 1982 from Huy. From 1983 to 2009 she was mayor of Huy.

In 1979, Lizin was elected as an elected Member of the European Parliament. In 1988, she was elected into the Belgian government, and served in office for eight years. In 2003, she became President of the Commission for External Relations and Defence of the Belgian Senate.

In 2004, she was appointed President of the Senate of Belgium, before finally becoming Senator in July 2007. She was the first female President of the Belgian Senate (2004–2007).

On 27 January 2009 she was banned from the Socialist Party after a corruption case.

Death[change | change source]

Lizin was hospitalized in Paris on 7 October 2015.[3] She later died in Huy, on 17 October 2015 at the age of 66.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Anne-Marie Lizin dépose plainte contre Micheline Toussaint" (in French). La Libre.be. 19 August 2009. Retrieved 20 August 2009.
  2. "Le différend Lizin-Toussaint réglé sur auto-tamponneuses?" (in French). 7sur7.BE. 19 August 2009. Retrieved 20 August 2009.
  3. Anne-Marie Lizin est décédée (in French)
  4. Anne-Marie Lizin overleden (in Dutch)

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