Charles Michel

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Charles Michel

Charles Y.J.Gh. Michel (born December 21, 1975 in Namur) is a Belgian lawyer and politician of the Mouvement réformateur. Since October 11, 2014 he has been Prime Minister of Belgium.

Former European Commissioner Louis Michel is his father.

Michel Jr. studied at the Université Libre de Bruxelles and the University of Amsterdam. He successively worked as a lawyer in Brussels.

He held several political posts like government minister of Development Cooperation and an alderman and mayor of Wavre (last one still incumbent).

On 2 July 2019, the President of the European Council Donald Tusk announced a deal reached by EU Leaders which would make Michel his replacement and will take office on 1 December 2019.[1]

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