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Leo Tindemans

Belgian former prime minister

Leonard Clemence "Leo" Tindemans (Dutch: [ˈleˑ(ɪ̯)oˑ ˈtɪndəmɑns]  ( listen)) (16 April 1922 – 26 December 2014) was a Belgian politician. Tindemans was the 43rd Prime Minister of Belgium.

Leo Tindemans
Leo Tindemans (2009).jpg
43rd Prime Minister of Belgium
In office
25 April 1974 – 20 October 1978
MonarchBaudouin
Preceded byEdmond Leburton
Succeeded byPaul Vanden Boeynants
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
17 December 1981 – 19 June 1989
Prime MinisterWilfried Martens
Preceded byCharles-Ferdinand Nothomb
Succeeded byMark Eyskens
President of the European People's Party
In office
8 July 1976 – 1985
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byPiet Bukman
Personal details
Born
Leonard Clemence Tindemans

(1922-04-16)16 April 1922
Zwijndrecht, Belgium
Died26 December 2014(2014-12-26) (aged 92)
Edegem, Belgium
Political partyCD&V
Spouse(s)Rosa Naesens
ChildrenThomas
Pia
Nora
Bruno
Alma materUniversity of Antwerp
Ghent University
Catholic University of Leuven

He was also mayor of Edegem.

He was born in Zwijndrecht on 16 April 1922. Tindemans died on 26 December 2014 in Edegem, Antwerp, Belgium, aged 92.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Torfs, Michael (26 December 2014). "The "man of a million votes" Leo Tindemans has passed away". Flanders News BE. Retrieved 26 December 2014.

Other websitesEdit

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