|President of the Senate|
11 October 1988 - 14 June 1999
|Armand De Decker|
|Born||23 March 1930|
|Died||23 December 2007 (aged 77)|
|Political party||Christian Democratic and Flemish|
Frank Swaelen (23 March 1930 – 23 December 2007) was a Belgian Christian Democratic politician and member of the Christian People's Party (CVP). He was born in Antwerp. In 1968, he became a member of the Chamber of Representatives. He became Minister of Defence in 1980 but one year later he became the national chairman of the CVP, which he remained until 1988, when he became the President of the Senate.
He became a Minister of State in 1995 and retired from active politics in 1999 after having presided over the Senate for more than 10 years.
He died on 23 December 2007 in Antwerp.
| President of the Senate
Armand De Decker