Herman Van Rompuy

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Herman Van Rompuy
President of the European Council
In office
1 December 2009[1] – 1 December 2014
Preceded byFredrik Reinfeldt
Succeeded byDonald Tusk
Prime Minister of Belgium
In office
30 December 2008 – 25 November 2009
MonarchAlbert II
See list
Preceded byYves Leterme
Succeeded byYves Leterme
President of the Belgian Chamber of Representatives
In office
12 July 2007 – 30 December 2008
Preceded byHerman De Croo
Succeeded byPatrick Dewael
Personal details
Born (1947-10-31) 31 October 1947 (age 76)
Etterbeek, Brussels, Belgium
Political partyChristian Democratic and Flemish
Spouse(s)Geertrui Windels
ResidenceSint-Genesius-Rode, Belgium
Alma materCatholic University of Leuven
WebsiteOfficial website

Herman Van Rompuy (born 31 October 1947) 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.[2]

He was previously Prime Minister of Belgium.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Belgian ex-premier meets party chiefs as hunt begins for new PM". Retrieved 2009-11-22.
  2. "New EU president plans first official trip". Retrieved 2009-11-26.