Jean-Luc Dehaene

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Jean-Luc Dehaene
Prime Minister of Belgium
In office
7 March 1992 – 12 July 1999
Albert II
Preceded byWilfried Martens
Succeeded byGuy Verhofstadt
Personal details
Jean Luc Joseph Marie Dehaene

(1940-08-07)7 August 1940
Montpellier, France
Died15 May 2014(2014-05-15) (aged 73)
Quimper, France
Political partyChristian Democratic and Flemish (CD&V)
Spouse(s)Celie Verbeke

Jean-Luc Dehaene (Dutch pronunciation: [ʒɑ̃ːˈlyk d̪əˈɦäːn̪ə]  ( listen) 7 August 1940 – 15 May 2014), nicknamed "The Plumber" or "The Minesweeper",[1] was a Belgian politician. He served as Prime Minister of Belgium from 1992 until 1999. He was also mayor of Vilvoorde.

Dehaene, who had been suffering from pancreatic cancer, died after a fall while in France, aged 73.

References[change | change source]

  1. Neuger, James G. (May 15, 2014). "Jean-Luc Dehaene, Who Led Belgium Into Euro Region, Dies at 73". Bloomburg. Retrieved 15 May 2014.

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