Michel Dighneef

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Michel Dighneef (20 December 1936 – 5 December 2017) was a Belgian footballer and politician.

A native of Tilleur, Saint-Nicolas in Liège, Dighneef was born in 1936.[1] During his football career, he often played centre-back for his hometown team, R.F.C. Tilleur.[2] After his retirement from football, Dighneef, a member of Parti Socialiste, served in the Senate from 1991 to 1995, when he was elected to the Chamber of Representatives. Dighneef stepped down as representative in 1999 and died on 5 December 2017, aged 80.[1]


  1. ^ a b "L'ex-député de Tilleur, Michel Dighneef, est décédé hier à 81 ans" (in French). sudinfo. 5 December 2017. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Liège : le socialiste Michel Dighneef est décédé" (in French). 5 December 2017. Retrieved 6 December 2017.