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List of Ministers-President of the Walloon Region

List of Ministers-President of the Walloon Region

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This is the list of Ministers-President (prime minister
Prime minister
A prime minister is the most senior minister of cabinet in the executive branch of government in a parliamentary system. In many systems, the prime minister selects and may dismiss other members of the cabinet, and allocates posts to members within the government. In most systems, the prime...

s) of Wallonia, one of the three regions of Belgium
Belgium
Belgium , officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a federal state in Western Europe. It is a founding member of the European Union and hosts the EU's headquarters, and those of several other major international organisations such as NATO.Belgium is also a member of, or affiliated to, many...

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The Minister-President of the Wallon Region should not to be confused with the Minister-President of the French Community of Belgium.
No. Name Date of birth/death Office Entered Office Left Party
1 Jean-Maurice Dehousse
Jean-Maurice Dehousse
Jean-Maurice Dehousse is a former Member of the European Parliament who served Belgium between 1999 and 2004 as a member of the Parti Socialiste. He was the first Minister-President of the Walloon Region.- Life :...

(1st time)
11 October 1936 22 December 1981 26 January 1982 PS
Socialist Party (francophone Belgium)
The Socialist Party is a Francophone social-democratic political party in Belgium. As of the 2010 elections, it is the second largest party in the Belgian Chamber of Representatives and the largest Francophone party...

2 André Damseaux
André Damseaux
André Damseaux was a Belgian politician, Minister-President of the Walloon Region and Member of the European Parliament.- Life :...

5 March 1937

29 March 2007
26 January 1982 25 October 1982 PRL
3 Jean-Maurice Dehousse
Jean-Maurice Dehousse
Jean-Maurice Dehousse is a former Member of the European Parliament who served Belgium between 1999 and 2004 as a member of the Parti Socialiste. He was the first Minister-President of the Walloon Region.- Life :...

(2nd time)
11 October 1936 25 October 1982 11 December 1985 PS
Socialist Party (francophone Belgium)
The Socialist Party is a Francophone social-democratic political party in Belgium. As of the 2010 elections, it is the second largest party in the Belgian Chamber of Representatives and the largest Francophone party...

4 Melchior Wathelet
Melchior Wathelet
Melchior H.M.J.F.C. Wathelet is a Belgian politician and member of the Humanist Democratic Centre. He has degrees in law and in economics and is a Master of Laws . He's also a professor at the Catholic University of Louvain and the Université de Liège...

6 March 1949 11 December 1985 3 February 1988 PSC
Humanist Democratic Centre
The Humanist Democratic Centre is a Francophone Christian democratic political party in Belgium. The cdH currently participates in the Government of the Brussels-Capital Region, the Government of the French Community and the Walloon Government.- History :...

5 Guy Coëme
Guy Coëme
Guy Coëme is a Francophone Belgian politician for the Socialist Party .Coëme served as minister of defence in the government Martens VIII and IX. In the first cabinet Dehaene, he was promoted to deputy prime minister and served as minister of transport...

21 August 1946 3 February 1988 9 May 1988 PS
6 Bernard Anselme
Bernard Anselme
Bernard Anselme was the Minister-President of the Walloon Region of Belgium from May 11, 1988 to January 7, 1992.- Biography :Bernard Anselme was born on November 3, 1945 in Mouscron, Wallonia to a postal worker...

3 November 1945 11 May 1988 7 January 1992 PS
7 Guy Spitaels
Guy Spitaels
Guy G. A. Gh. Spitaels is a Belgian politician of the Socialist Party. He graduated in 1957 in political and social sciences at the Universite Catholique de Louvain ....

3 September 1931 7 January 1992 25 January 1994 PS
8 Robert Collignon 10 February 1943 25 January 1994 15 July 1999 PS
9 Elio Di Rupo
Elio Di Rupo
Elio Di Rupo is a Belgian social-democratic politician and the Party Leader of the Socialist Party .-Biography:...

(1st time)
18 July 1951 15 July 1999 4 April 2000 PS
10 Jean-Claude Van Cauwenberghe
Jean-Claude Van Cauwenberghe
Jean-Claude Van Cauwenberghe , nicknamed "Van Cau", is a Walloon politician. He is member of the Belgian French-speaking Socialist Party ....

28 April 1944 4 April 2000 30 September 2005 PS
André Antoine (acting) 3 February 1960 30 September 2005 6 October 2005 CDH
11 Elio Di Rupo
Elio Di Rupo
Elio Di Rupo is a Belgian social-democratic politician and the Party Leader of the Socialist Party .-Biography:...

(2nd time)
18 July 1951 6 October 2005 20 July 2007 PS
12 Rudy Demotte
Rudy Demotte
Rudy W.G. Demotte is a Belgian socialist politician and present Minister-President of Wallonia since 19 July 2007, replacing Elio Di Rupo, one month after an historical defeat of the socialists in the federal election...

3 June 1963 20 July 2007 Incumbent PS

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