François-Xavier de Donnea

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François-Xavier de Donnea
Dr. François-Xavier de Donnea (left) with Commercial Diplomat Colin Evans (right).jpg
De Donnea (left) with Commercial Diplomat Colin Evans
Minister-President of Brussels
In office
18 October 2000 – 6 June 2003
Preceded by Jacques Simonet
Succeeded by Daniel Ducarme
Mayor of Brussels
In office
21 May 1995 – 18 October 2000
Preceded by Freddy Thielemans
Succeeded by Freddy Thielemans
Personal details
Born (1941-04-29) 29 April 1941 (age 72)
Edegem, Belgium
Political party Reformist Movement
Alma mater Catholic University of Louvain
University of California, Berkeley
Erasmus University, Rotterdam

François Xavier Gustave Marie Joseph Corneille Hubert, Knight de Donnea de Hamoir (born on 29 April 1941[1] in Edegem, Antwerp) is a Belgian politician and a former mayor of the City of Brussels and Minister-President of the Brussels-Capital Region.

He was also the defence minister and minister of the Brussels-Capital Region in the government Martens-IV from 1985 to 1988. He's currently a member of the Belgian Chamber of People's Representatives for the political party MR.

In 2006 he became a board member of WildlifeDirect.

On 17 July 2008 he was one of three senior Belgian politicians commissioned by King Albert II to investigate ways of enabling constitutional reform talks in the light of the long-running Belgian constitutional crisis.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Curriculum Vitae". 
  2. ^ "Belgian PM's resignation rejected". BBC News. 17 July 2008. Retrieved 2 May 2010. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Freddy Thielemans
Mayor of Brussels
1995–2000
Succeeded by
Freddy Thielemans
Preceded by
Jacques Simonet
Minister-President of Brussels
2000–2003
Succeeded by
Daniel Ducarme