Minister-President of the Walloon Region

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Minister-President of Wallonia
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Incumbent
Paul Magnette
Term length Five years
Inaugural holder Jean-Maurice Dehousse
Formation 22 December 1981

The Minister-President of Wallonia is the head of the Walloon government, the executive power of Wallonia, one of the three regions of Belgium.

The Minister-President of the Walloon Region should not be confused with the Minister-President of the French Community of Belgium, which is currently led by Rudy Demotte.

Name
(Born–Died)
Took office Left office Political Party
1 Jean-Maurice Dehousse (1st time)
(1936– )
22 December 1981 26 January 1982 PS
2 André Damseaux
(1937–2007)
26 January 1982 25 October 1982 PRL
3 Jean-Maurice Dehousse (2nd time)
(1936– )
25 October 1982 11 December 1985 PS
4 Melchior Wathelet
(1949– )
11 December 1985 3 February 1988 PSC
5 Guy Coëme
(1946– )
3 February 1988 9 May 1988 PS
6 Bernard Anselme
(1945– )
11 May 1988 7 January 1992 PS
7 Guy Spitaels
(1931–2012)
7 January 1992 25 January 1994 PS
8 Robert Collignon
(1943– )
25 January 1994 15 July 1999 PS
9 Elio Di Rupo (1st time)
(1951– )
15 July 1999 4 April 2000 PS
10 Jean-Claude Van Cauwenberghe
(1944– )
4 April 2000 30 September 2005 PS
André Antoine (acting)
(1960– )
30 September 2005 6 October 2005 CDH
11 Elio Di Rupo (2nd time)
(1951– )
6 October 2005 20 July 2007 PS
12 Rudy Demotte
(1963– )
20 July 2007 22 July 2014 PS
13 Paul Magnette
(1971– )
22 July 2014 Incumbent PS

Timeline[edit]

Paul Magnette Rudy Demotte Elio Di Rupo Jean-Claude Van Cauwenberghe Elio Di Rupo Guy Spitaels Bernard Anselme Guy Coëme Melchior Wathelet Jean-Maurice Dehousse André Damseaux Jean-Maurice Dehousse

Living former Minister-Presidents[edit]

Name Term Date of birth Age
Jean-Maurice Dehousse 1981-1982 & 1982-1985 11 October 1936 79 years, 9 months
Melchior Wathelet 1985-1988 6 March 1949 67 years, 4 months
Guy Coëme 1988 21 August 1946 69 years, 11 months
Bernard Anselme 1988-1992 3 November 1945 70 years, 8 months
Robert Collignon 1994-1999 10 February 1943 73 years, 5 months
Elio Di Rupo 1999-2000 & 2005-2007 18 July 1951 65 years
Jean-Claude Van Cauwenberghe 2000-2005 28 April 1944 72 years, 2 months
André Antoine 2005 3 February 1960 56 years, 5 months
Rudy Demotte 2007-2014 3 June 1963 53 years, 1 month

See also[edit]