Yvan Ylieff

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Yvan Ylieff
Born (1941-03-08) 8 March 1941 (age 75)
Verviers, Liège, Belgium
Nationality Belgium
Occupation politician

Yvan Ylieff (Bulgarian: Иван Илиев, Ivan Iliev; born 8 March 1941) is a Belgian politician of the Francophone Socialist Party.

Ylieff was born in Verviers, Liège, to a Bulgarian emigrant family. He graduated in history before engaging in politics. In 1973, he was elected mayor of the municipality of Dison, a post he still holds as of 2010. From 1974 to 1995, he was a member of Belgian Chamber of Representatives, the lower house of the Belgian Federal Parliament. In 1988–1989, he was a Minister of National Education of Belgium; from 1989 to 1992, he served as the French Community of Belgium's Minister of Culture and Higher Education.[1] In 1995–1999, he was federal Minister of Scientific Policy[2][3] and from 1999 to 2003 he was Government Commissioner of Scientific Issues.


  1. ^ Dupriez, Vincent (2008). De l'école au marché du travail, l'égalité des chances en question (in French). Peter Lang. p. 134. ISBN 978-3-03911-721-5. Retrieved 17 January 2011. 
  2. ^ The European Union Encyclopedia and Directory 1999 (3 ed.). Routledge. 1999. p. 183. ISBN 978-1-85743-056-1. Retrieved 17 January 2011. 
  3. ^ Suzuki, Kazuto (October 2003). Policy logics and institutions of European space collaboration. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. p. 134. ISBN 978-0-7546-3014-2. Retrieved 17 January 2011.