Sophie Wilmès

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Sophie Wilmès
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Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Assumed office
1 October 2020
Prime MinisterAlexander De Croo
Preceded byPhilippe Goffin
52nd Prime Minister of Belgium
In office
27 October 2019 – 1 October 2020
DeputyKoen Geens
Alexander De Croo
Didier Reynders (2019)
David Clarinval
Preceded byCharles Michel
Succeeded byAlexander De Croo
Minister of Budget
In office
1 October 2015 – 27 October 2019
Prime MinisterCharles Michel
Preceded byHervé Jamar
Succeeded byDavid Clarinval
Personal details
Born (1975-01-15) 15 January 1975 (age 46)
Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium
Political partyReformist Movement
Spouse(s)Chris Stone
ParentsPhilippe Wilmès (father)
EducationSaint-Louis University, Brussels

Sophie Wilmès (French: [wilmɛːs]; born 15 January 1975) is a Belgian politician.[1] In October 2019, she became the  Prime Minister of Belgium.[2] She is the first female head of government of Belgium [3] and of Jewish descent.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Belgian Federal Government". Retrieved 30 July 2016.
  2. "Federal Public Services and Public Planning Services (FPS and PPS) |". 3 March 2014. Retrieved 30 July 2016.
  3. "De eerste vrouwelijke premier van België staat voor een ondankbare taak". (in Dutch).
  4. Israel HaYom