Jump to content

Willy Claes

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Willy Claes
8th Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
In office
17 October 1994 – 20 October 1995
Preceded bySergio Balanzino (Acting)
Succeeded bySergio Balanzino (Acting)
President of the Party of European Socialists
In office
November 1992 – October 1994
Preceded byGuy Spitaels
Succeeded byRudolf Scharping
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
7 March 1992 – 10 October 1994
Prime MinisterJean-Luc Dehaene
Preceded byMark Eyskens
Succeeded byFrank Vandenbroucke
Personal details
Born (1938-11-24) 24 November 1938 (age 85)
Hasselt, Belgium
Political partySocialist Party
Alma materFree University of Brussels

Willem Werner Hubert "Willy" Claes[1] (Dutch: [ˈʋɪli klaːs]; born 24 November 1938) is a Belgian politician. He served as the eighth Secretary General of NATO, from 1994 to 1995. Claes was a member of the Socialist Party.


[change | change source]
  1. Decan, Rik, Wie is wie in Vlaanderen 2000-2002, Brussel: BRD, 1999.

Other websites

[change | change source]