Pierre Kompany

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Pierre Kompany
Mayor of Ganshoren
Assumed office
Representative in the Brussels Parliament
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1947-09-08) September 8, 1947 (age 74)
Costermansville, Belgian Congo
Political partyCentre démocrate humaniste
ChildrenVincent Kompany
François Kompany
Christel Kompany
Alma materUniversity of Kinshasa

Pierre Kompany (born Costermansville September 8, 1947) is a Belgian politician of the CDH. He was elected mayor of Ganshoren in 2018 and is the father of the footballer Vincent Kompany. He is the first Congolese mayor in Belgium.[1][2]

Kompany was born in the Belgian Congo and came to Belgium in 1975 as a political refugee from Zaïre. He worked as a mechanical engineer before entering politics.[3]

In 2014, he was elected to the Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region, and he was re-elected in 2019.


  1. ^ Boffey, Daniel (October 15, 2018). "Vincent Kompany's father elected as first black mayor in Belgium". the Guardian. Retrieved October 15, 2018.
  2. ^ Redazione, Sport (October 15, 2018). "Belgio, il padre di Vincent Kompany primo sindaco nero del Paese". corriere.it (in Italian). Retrieved October 15, 2018.
  3. ^ Mbamalu, Socrates (October 18, 2018). "Pierre Kompany, a Congolese ex refugee is Belgium's first black Mayor". This Is Africa. his Is Africa. Retrieved October 19, 2018.