Annemie Turtelboom

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Annemie Turtelboom
Flemish Deputy Prime-minister and Flemish minister of Budgetary, Finance and Energy Affairs
In office
25 July 2014 – 29 April 2016
Prime Minister Geert Bourgeois
Preceded by Philippe Muyters (Budgetary & Finance Affairs)
Freya Van Den Bossche (Energie)
Succeeded by Bart Tommelein
Minister of Justice
In office
6 December 2011 – 25 July 2014
Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo
Preceded by Stefaan De Clerck
Succeeded by Maggie De Block
Minister of the Interior
In office
17 July 2009 – 6 December 2011
Prime Minister Herman Van Rompuy
Yves Leterme
Preceded by Guido De Padt
Succeeded by Joëlle Milquet
Personal details
Born (1967-11-22) 22 November 1967 (age 49)
Ninove, Belgium
Political party Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats

Annemie Turtelboom (born 22 November 1967) is a Belgian politician and a member of the Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats.

She was Minister of migration and asylum policy in the Leterme I Government. She became Belgium's minister of the interior in the Van Rompuy I Government on 17 July 2009,[1] and retained that office in the Leterme II Government, which took office on 24 November 2009.[2] Turtelboom served as Minister of Justice in the Di Rupo Government (2011-2014). Since 25 July 2014 Turtelboom serves as Flemish minister of Finance, Budget and Energy in the Bourgeois Government (2014-2019). On 29 April 2016 she resigned from her function as minister in the Flemish government.[3]


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Political offices
Preceded by
Guido De Padt
Minister of the Interior
Succeeded by
Joëlle Milquet
Preceded by
Stefaan De Clerck
Minister of Justice
Succeeded by
Maggie De Block