Jean-Luc Dehaene

1940 - 2014

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Jean Luc Joseph Marie "Jean-Luc" Dehaene (Dutch: [ʒɑ̃ːˈlyk dəˈɦaːnə] (listen); 7 August 1940 – 15 May 2014) was a Belgian politician who served as Prime Minister of Belgium from 1992 until 1999. During his political career, he was nicknamed "The Plumber" and "The Minesweeper" for his ability to negotiate political deadlocks. A member of the Christen-Democratisch en Vlaams (CD&V) party and its antecedents, Dehaene gained his first ministerial appointment in 1981. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Luc Dehaene has received more than 95,006 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Jean-Luc Dehaene is the 4,969th most popular politician (up from 5,012th in 2019), the 1,578th most popular biography from France (down from 1,544th in 2019) and the 394th most popular French Politician.

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Among politicians, Jean-Luc Dehaene ranks 4,969 out of 15,710Before him are Lucius Calpurnius Piso Caesoninus, Takeda Katsuyori, Erich Naumann, Neeme Järvi, Alexander I of Scotland, and Kim Kyong-hui. After him are Inukai Tsuyoshi, Louis Jean Marie de Bourbon, Duke of Penthièvre, Mehdi Ben Barka, Niklot, Ashikaga Yoshiaki, and Ali ibn Yusuf.

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Among people born in 1940, Jean-Luc Dehaene ranks 105Before him are Phil Ochs, Vladimir Cosma, Toshihide Maskawa, Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, Anthony Fauci, and Elke Sommer. After him are Wayne Dyer, Lothar de Maizière, Jan Jongbloed, Mamnoon Hussain, Ali Hassan Salameh, and Linda Gray. Among people deceased in 2014, Jean-Luc Dehaene ranks 78Before him are Harold Ramis, Alicia Rhett, Vujadin Boškov, Vladimir Beara, Joan Rivers, and Gabriel Axel. After him are Billy Milligan, Serge Moscovici, B. K. S. Iyengar, Run Run Shaw, Alice Herz-Sommer, and Leo Tindemans.

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Among people born in France, Jean-Luc Dehaene ranks 1,578 out of 5,234Before him are Catherine-Dominique de Pérignon (1754), Armand de Vignerot du Plessis (1696), Yolande of Valois (1434), Karim Benzema (1987), Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia (1909), and Audrey Tautou (1976). After him are Valentin Haüy (1745), Louis Jean Marie de Bourbon, Duke of Penthièvre (1725), Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe (1640), André Courrèges (1923), Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie (1929), and Aristide Cavaillé-Coll (1811).