Marie Arena

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Marie Arena
Minister-President of the French Community
In office
19 July 2004 – 20 March 2008
Preceded by Hervé Hasquin
Succeeded by Rudy Demotte
Personal details
Born (1966-12-17) 17 December 1966 (age 48)
Mons, Belgium
Political party Socialist Party

Marie Arena (born 17 December 1966) is a French-speaking Belgian politician, member of the Francophone Socialist Party (PS). She was the Minister-President of the French Community of Belgium from July 2004 until March 2008. She then became Minister for Social Integration, Pensions and Large Cities in the federal government, i.e. the Leterme I Government, which took office on 20 March 2008.[1]



  1. ^ "20 March 2008 – Royal Orders. Government – Dismissals – Appointments" (in Dutch/French). The Belgian Official Journal. 21 March 2008. pp. 3–4. Retrieved 2008-03-30. 
  2. ^ Belgian Senate, Biography

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Political offices
Preceded by
Hervé Hasquin
Minister-President of the French Community
Succeeded by
Rudy Demotte