Van Rompuy, Herman

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Name
Van Rompuy, Herman Gender: M
Herman Achille Van Rompuy
born on 31 October 1947 at 13:15 (= 1:15 PM )
Place Etterbeek, Belgium, 50n50, 4e23
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 07°14' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 28°38 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 15°05'



Herman Van Rompuy
photo: Luc Van Braekel from Waregem, Belgium., license cc-by-2.0

Biography

Belgian politician and first President of the European Council after the signing of the Lisbon Treaty which established the post as a permanent position; he was named to the post on November 20, 2009 and took office on December 1st.

After graduating from a Catholic University with economics studies, Van Rompuy worked at Belgium's Central Bank from 1972-1975. In 1973 he became politically active in the Christian Democratic Party. Fifteen years later he became its President, a post he held until 1993. From 1993 to 1999 he served as the country's Budget Minister and Deputy Prime Minister. As a member of Parliament he led its lower house from July 2007 to December 2008 when he was appointed Prime Minister.

The author of six books on economics and politics, he is credited with lowering the country's debt while he was Budget Minister and with easing tensions between the Flemish and the French factions in the country during his stint as Prime Minister.

Married with several children, the devout Catholic writes Haiku in Flemish in his spare time.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Work : Gain social status 20 November 2009 (Named first President of the EU)
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Source Notes

Steinbrecher Collection: Infosophia 23 quotes luc De Marre/birth record acte no.2040

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3
  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Western (Roman Catholic)
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Politician)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction

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