Jean Defraigne

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Jean Defraigne
President of the Chamber of Representatives
In office
18 December 1981 – 10 May 1988
Preceded by Joseph Michel
Succeeded by Erik Vankeirsbilck
In office
20 May 1980 – 24 October 1980
Preceded by Charles-Ferdinand Nothomb
Succeeded by Joseph Michel
Personal details
Born (1929-04-19) 19 April 1929 (age 85)
Roosendaal and Nispen, Netherlands
(now Roosendaal)
Political party Liberal Reformist Party
Alma mater University of Liège

Jean Pierre Marie Olivier Germain Defraigne (French: [dəfʁɛɲ]; born 19 April 1929) is a Belgian liberal politician and minister for the Liberal Reformist Party (PRL).

Defraigne graduated as a doctor in law at the Université de Liège and was a lawyer and alderman in Liège. He was member of the Belgian Chamber of Representatives (1965–1974 and 1977–1989) and senator in the Belgian Senate (1974–1977) for the PRL and was President (1981–1988) of the Belgian Chamber of Representatives of public work (1974–1976). In 1983, Jean Defraigne was appointed as minister of state.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Charles-Ferdinand Nothomb
President of the Chamber of Representatives
1980
Succeeded by
Joseph Michel
Preceded by
Joseph Michel
President of the Chamber of Representatives
1981–1988
Succeeded by
Erik Vankeirsbilck