- Herman Van Rompuy
Herman A. Van Rompuy (born
October 31, 1947in Etterbeek) is a Flemish politician and member of the CD&V(formerly called CVP). He was the Vice President of the CVP Youth from 1973 to 1975, from 1978 onward, he was a member of the National Bureau of the CVP, from 1975 to 1980 he worked in the ministerial cabinets of Leo Tindemansand Gaston Geensand from 1988 to 1993 he was the President of the CVP. He also was Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Budget from September 1993 to July 1999. After his party's defeat in the 1999 Belgian general election, he became a member of the Chamber of Representatives. In 2004, he was designated Minister of State.
July 12, 2007, Herman Van Rompuy was elected as the President of the Chamber of Representatives.
His younger brother,
Eric Van Rompuy, is also a politician for the CD&Vand was a minister in the Flemish Government from 1995 to 1999.
* "De kentering der tijden", Lannoo, 1979
* "Hopen na 1984",
*"Het christendom. Een moderne gedachte",
*"Vernieuwing in hoofd en hart. Een tegendraadse visie",
*"De binnenkant op een kier. Avonden zonder politiek", Lannoo, 2000
*"Dagboek van een vijftiger",
* [http://hermanvanrompuy.typepad.com/gouden_woorden/ Official site] - (Only available in Dutch)
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