Herman Van Rompuy

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Herman Van Rompuy
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Preses o the European Cooncil
In office
1 December 2009[1] – 1 December 2014
Precedit bi Fredrik Reinfeldt
Succeedit bi Donald Tusk
Prime meenister o Belgium
In office
30 December 2008 – 25 November 2009
Monarch Albert II
Depute Didier Reynders
Precedit bi Yves Leterme
Succeedit bi Yves Leterme
Preses o the Chamber o Representatives
In office
12 Julie 2007 – 30 December 2008
Precedit bi Herman De Croo
Succeedit bi Patrick Dewael
Meenister o the Budget
In office
5 September 1993 – 12 Julie 1999
Prime Meenister Jean-Luc Dehaene
Precedit bi Mieke Offeciers
Succeedit bi Johan Vande Lanotte
Personal details
Born Herman Achille Van Rompuy
(1947-10-31) 31 October 1947 (age 71)
Etterbeek, Belgium
Poleetical pairty Naitional:
Christian Democratic an Flemish
European Fowk's Pairty
Spoose(s) Geertrui Windels
Bairns 4
Alma mater Catholic Varsity o Leuven
Religion Roman Catholic
Signatur Herman Van Rompuy
Wabsteid Official website

Herman Achille[2] Van Rompuy (Dutch: [ˈɦɛɾmɑn vɑn ˈɾɔmpœy] ( listen); born 31 October 1947) is the first full-time Preses o the European Cooncil. This is a poseetion appyntit bi the European Cooncil. A Belgian politeecian o the Christian Democratic an Flemish pairty, Van Rompuy served as the 66t prime meenister o Belgium frae 30 December 2008 till his predecessor (Yves Leterme) succeedit him on 25 November 2009. He haes the Grand Cordon o the Order o Leopold.

On 19 November 2009[3] Van Rompuy wis electit bi the members o the European Cooncil as the first full-time Preses o the European Cooncil unner the Treaty o Lisbon.[4] He wis appyntit tae chair the institution for the period stairtin frae 1 December 2009 till 31 Mey 2012,[5][6] tho he anly teuk up his poseetion offeecially on 1 Januar 2010.[7] On 1 Mairch 2012 Herman Van Rompuy wis re-electit bi the heids o state or govrenment o the 27 EU member states. His seicont (an last) term is set tae last twa an a hauf years, frae 1 Juin 2012 tae 30 November 2014.[8] He wis succeedit bi Donald Tusk on 1 December 2014.

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  1. "Belgian ex-premier meets party chiefs as hunt begins for new PM". Archived frae the oreeginal on 2013-05-01. Retrieved 2009-11-22. 
  2. "Herman Van Rompuy". Encyclopaedia Britannica. Retrieved 2010-10-30. 
  3. "Tony Blair Has Dropped Out of the Race to be EU President as Herman Van Rompuy Gets the Nod". Sky News. Retrieved 2009-11-20. 
  4. "European Parliament announces new President and Foreign Affairs Minister". Retrieved 2009-12-01. 
  5. Implementation of the Treaty of Lisbon. European Council, 16 November 2009. Retrieved 6 January 2010 [1]
  6. "EU Lisbon Treaty comes into force", AFP (via Google News), 1 December 2009.
  7. Déclaration de Herman Van Rompuy, à l'issue du dîner des Chefs d'Etat ou de Gouvernement. Herman van Rompuy official website. Retrieved 6 October 2010. [2](fr)
  8. "Van Rompuy re-elected for a second term". 

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