Van Miert, Karel
|born on||17 January 1942 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )|
|Place||Turnhout, Belgium, 51n19, 4e57|
|Timezone||CEST h2e (is daylight saving time)|
|Astrology data||26°20' 28°52 Asc. 12°45'|
Belgian Flemish politician of the Different Socialist Party. From 1993 till 1999 he served as vice-chairman of the European commission and was responsible for competition policy. In this period Van Miert was according to The Guardian "one of the most powerful men in Europe." In 2001, he was awarded the Vlerick Award.
He also worked with Eli Lilly and Company, a global pharmaceutical corporation. After his departure from politics Van Miert was an international advisor to Goldman Sachs.
On 22 June 2009, 67-year-old Van Miert died at his home in Beersel, after falling from a garden ladder when he had a cardiac arrest.
Michaël Mandl quotes birth record .
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack
- Personal : Death : Accidental
- Vocation : Business : Consultant
- Vocation : Business : Top executive
- Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Different Socialist Party)
- Vocation : Politics : Public office