Herman De Croo
Herman De Croo (2009)
|President of the Chamber of Representatives|
1 July 1999 - 12 July 2007
|Herman Van Rompuy|
8 June 1995
31 March 1968 - 15 December 1991
16 December 1991 - 7 June 1995
Herman Francies Joseph De Croo
12 August 1937
|Political party||Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats|
|Alma mater||Free University of Brussels, French|
University of Chicago
Herman Francies Joseph De Croo (born 12 August 1937 in Opbrakel) is a Belgian liberal politician. He is a member of the Open VLD. First elected in March 1968, he is the longest serving Belgian Member of Parliament. He is the father of Open VLD Prime Minister of Belgium Alexander De Croo.
De Croo was first elected to the Chamber of Representatives in 1968 for the PVV-PLP. He has since served in various governments as minister of Transport and Foreign Trade; minister of Transport, Postal Services, Telegraphy and Telephony; minister of Education and minister of Postal Services, Telegraphy, Telephony and Pensions.
Herman De Croo, who holds a Ph.D. in law, is a former Professor of Common Law at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
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Herman Van Rompuy