2017 in Belgium

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2017
in
Belgium

Decades:
See also: Other events of 2017
List of years in Belgium

Events in the year 2017 in Belgium.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

February
  • 14 February – Mayor of Mechelen, Bart Somers, wins world mayor of the year award,[1] for his efforts to promote integration and prevent crime.[2]
May
June
August

Sports[edit]

July

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Belgian mayor wins world prize for work on integrating immigrants". The Guardian. 16 February 2017. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  2. ^ World Mayor: Profile Mechelen Mayor Bart Somers, The World Mayor Project, 14 February 2017. Accessed 15 June 2017.
  3. ^ Daniel Boffey (24 May 2017). "'Trump not welcome': demonstrators take to the streets of Brussels". The Guardian. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  4. ^ Daniel Boffey; Jennifer Rankin (25 May 2017). "Trump rebukes Nato leaders for not paying defence bills". The Guardian. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  5. ^ "Brussels train station blast being treated as terror attack". Associated Press. 20 June 2017. Retrieved 27 June 2017. 
  6. ^ "Team Sky's Froome and Thomas suffer a spill before Kittel wins Tour stage two". The Guardian. 2 July 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2017. 
  7. ^ Xavier Counasse (6 January 2017). "Luc Coene, ex-gouverneur de la Banque nationale de Belgique, est décédé". Le Soir (in French). Retrieved 24 January 2017. 
  8. ^ "Ex-international François 'Swat' Van der Elst overleden". Het Nieuwsblad (in Dutch). 11 January 2017. Retrieved 24 January 2017. 
  9. ^ Vergauwen, Michaël. "Marc Baecke (60) overleden". Het Laatste Nieuws (in Dutch). Retrieved 24 January 2017. 
  10. ^ Aaron Ross (2 February 2017). "Congo's main opposition leader, Etienne Tshisekedi, dies". Reuters. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  11. ^ "Former bugler Antoon Verschoot dies at the age of 91". Last Post Association. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  12. ^ "Jan Vansina (1929–2017)". University of Wisconsin–Madison. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  13. ^ Frank Eeckhout (9 February 2017). "Voormalig Belgisch kampioen wielrennen Serge Baguet (47) overleden". Het Laatste Nieuws (in Dutch). Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  14. ^ "Oud-wielrenner André Vlayen overleden tijdens fietstocht". Het Nieuwsblad (in Dutch). 20 February 2017. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  15. ^ "Ex-Anderlecht-aanvaller Marcel De Corte (87) overleden" (in Dutch). Sporza. 27 February 2017. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  16. ^ Michel Gretry (2 March 2017). "Edouard Close, ancien bourgmestre de Liège, est décédé". RTBF. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  17. ^ "Ex-geletruidrager Eddy Pauwels (81) overleden" (in Dutch). Sporza. 7 March 2017. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  18. ^ "Patrick Nève, ancien pilote belge de Formule 1, est décédé". RTBF. 13 March 2017. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  19. ^ "Nicole Van den Broeck, ancienne championne du monde de cyclisme sur route, est décédée" (in French). RTBF. 20 April 2017. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  20. ^ "Décès de Jidéhem, auteur belge de BD et pilier du journal "Spirou"". La Libre Belgique (in French). 2 May 2017. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  21. ^ Peter Malaise (17 May 2017). "Ereburger Ulrich Libbrecht overleden". Het Nieuwsblad (in Dutch). Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  22. ^ "Le cinéaste Emile Degelin est décédé à Louvain" (in French). RTLInfo. 20 May 2017. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  23. ^ Jacques Schraûwen (24 May 2017). "Les Petits Hommes perdent leur créateur" (in French). RTBF. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  24. ^ "Hulpbisschop Leon Lemmens overleden". Gazet van Antwerpen. 2 June 2017. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  25. ^ "François Houtart, prêtre, sociologue et militant". La Libre Belgique (in French). 6 June 2017. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  26. ^ "Gewezen minister van Financiën overleden". De Standaard.