Leopold Lippens

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Leopold Raymond Maurice François Marie Ghislain Lippens (20 October 1941 – 19 February 2021) was a Belgian politician.[1] He was mayor of Knokke-Heist for over 40 years, between 1979 until his death in 2021.[2] Lippens was born in Knokke, Belgium. He was accused of abusing children in the infamous Marc Dutroux case in Belgium.

Lippens died on 19 February 2021 in Knokke from leukaemia, aged 79.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 NWS, VRT (February 19, 2021). "Burgemeester Leopold Lippens (79) van Knokke-Heist is overleden". vrtnws.be.
  2. "Vandaag groot feest in Knokke voor 40 jaar burgemeesterschap Leopold Lippens". Het nieuws van West-Vlaanderen. October 26, 2019.