Lucien Cooremans

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Lucien Cooremans
Born Lucien Georges François Philippe Cooremans
(1899-09-01)1 September 1899
Sint-Gillis, Belgium
Died 22 February 1985(1985-02-22) (aged 85)
Brussels, Belgium
Nationality Belgium
Occupation politician, lawyer, journalist, professor
Lucien Cooremans standing by the President of Israel, Yitzhak Ben-Zvi as he signs the visitors book at Brussels city hall

Lucien Georges François Philippe Cooremans (1 September 1899 – 22 February 1985) was a Belgian liberal politician and burgomaster of Brussels.

Lucien Cooremans was a lawyer, journalist and professor at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles. As a politician he was a member of parliament, alderman and burgomaster of Brussels from 1956 until 1975. He was the leading figure of the Brussels world fair Expo '58 in 1958. He was responsible for the destruction of the Maison du Peuple.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Joseph Van De Meulebroeck
Mayor of Brussels
Succeeded by
Pierre Van Halteren