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Minister-President of Flanders

Minister-President of Flanders
Coat of Arms
The Flemish Lion
The official flag of Flanders
Incumbent
Geert Bourgeois
Executive branch of the Flemish Government
Member of Flemish Government
Residence Errera House
Koningsstraat 14
Brussels, Belgium
Seat Martyrs' Square 19
Brussels, Belgium
Appointer Monarch of Belgium
Term length Five years
Constituting instrument Constitution of Belgium
Precursor President of the Flemish Executive
Inaugural holder Gaston Geens
Formation 22 December 1981
Deputy Liesbeth Homans
Hilde Crevits
Annemie Turtelboom
Salary €242,000 annually[1]
Website http://www.flanders.be/

The Minister-President of Flanders (Dutch: Minister-president van Vlaanderen) is the head of the Flemish Government, which is the executive branch of the Flemish Region and Flemish Community (see the communities, regions and language areas of Belgium).

Usually the leader of the largest party of the Flemish Parliament becomes the minister-president. Regional elections are held every 5 years. The Flemish Parliament was elected directly for the first time in 1995. Prior to 1995, the members of the Flemish Parliament were the members of the Dutch language group of the Federal Parliament of Belgium.

The incumbent Minister-President is Geert Bourgeois, head of the Bourgeois Government (Regering-Bourgeois) since July 2014.

List

Name
(Born–Died)
Took office Left office Political party
1 Gaston Geens
(1931–2002)
22 December 1981 21 January 1992 CVP
2 Luc Van den Brande
(1945– )
21 January 1992 13 July 1999 CVP
3 Patrick Dewael
(1955– )
13 July 1999 5 June 2003 VLD
4 Bart Somers
(1964– )
11 June 2003 20 July 2004 VLD
5 Yves Leterme
(1960– )
20 July 2004 28 June 2007 CD&V
6 Kris Peeters
(1962– )
28 June 2007 25 July 2014 CD&V
7 Geert Bourgeois
(1951– )
25 July 2014 Incumbent N-VA

Timeline

See also

References

  1. ^ Geen manager mag meer verdienen dan Kris Peeters, Het Nieuwsblad, Retrieved 2014-07-24.
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