Albert Coppé

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Albert Coppé
European Commissioner for Social Affairs, Transport and Budget
In office
1 July 1970 – 6 January 1973
President Franco Maria Malfatti
Sicco Mansholt
Preceded by Lionello Levi Sandri (Social Affairs, Personnel and Administration)
Victor Bodson (Transport)
Himself (Budgets, Credit, Investment, Press and Information)
Succeeded by Patrick Hillery (Social Affairs)
Carlo Scarascia-Mugnozza (Parliamentary Affairs, Environmental Policy and Transport)
Wilhelm Haferkamp (Economics, Finance, Credit and Investments)
European Commissioner for Budgets, Credit, Investment, Press and Information
In office
2 July 1967 – 1 July 1970
President Jean Rey
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Himself (Social Affairs, Transport and Budget)
Position abolished
President of the European Coal and Steel Community
Acting
In office
1 March 1967 – 2 July 1967
Preceded by Rinaldo Del Bo
Succeeded by Position abolished
Personal details
Born (1911-11-26)26 November 1911
Bruges, Belgium
Died 30 March 1999(1999-03-30) (aged 87)
Tervuren, Belgium
Political party Christian Democratic and Flemish

Albert Coppé (Bruges 26 November 1911 – Tervuren, 30 March 1999) was a Belgian and European politician and economist.

Biography[edit]

Born in Bruges on 26 November 1911, Coppé was a founding member of the CDV party and served in the European Commission as Commissioner for Social Affairs, Transport & Budget under the Malfatti & Mansholt Commissions. He also led an interim High Authority in the European Coal and Steel Community in 1967.

Coppé died in Tervuren on 30 March 1999.

See also[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Rinaldo Del Bo
President of the European Coal and Steel Community
Acting

1967
Succeeded by
Position abolished
Preceded by
Jean Rey
Belgian European Commissioner
1967–1973
Served alongside: Jean Rey
Succeeded by
Henri Simonet
New office European Commissioner for Budgets, Credit, Investment, Press and Information
1967–1970
Succeeded by
Himself
as European Commissioner for Social Affairs, Transport and Budget
Succeeded by
Position abolished
Preceded by
Lionello Levi Sandri
as European Commissioner for Social Affairs, Personnel and Administration
European Commissioner for Social Affairs, Transport and Budget
1970–1973
Succeeded by
Patrick Hillery
as European Commissioner for Social Affairs
Preceded by
Victor Bodson
as European Commissioner for Transport
Succeeded by
Carlo Scarascia-Mugnozza
as European Commissioner for Parliamentary Affairs, Environmental Policy and Transport
Preceded by
Himself
as European Commissioner for Budgets, Credit, Investment, Press and Information
Succeeded by
Wilhelm Haferkamp
as European Commissioner for Economics, Finance, Credit and Investments