|Prime Minister of Belgium|
7 March 1992 – 12 July 1999
|Preceded by||Wilfried Martens|
|Succeeded by||Guy Verhofstadt|
|Born||Jean Luc Joseph Marie Dehaene|
7 August 1940
|Died||15 May 2014 (aged 73)|
|Political party||Christian Democratic and Flemish (CD&V)|
Jean-Luc Dehaene (Dutch pronunciation: [ʒɑ̃ːˈlyk d̪əˈɦäːn̪ə] ( listen) 7 August 1940 – 15 May 2014), nicknamed "The Plumber" or "The Minesweeper", 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]
- Neuger, James G. (May 15, 2014). "Jean-Luc Dehaene, Who Led Belgium Into Euro Region, Dies at 73". Bloomburg. Retrieved 15 May 2014.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Jean-Luc Dehaene at Wikimedia Commons