Leo Tindemans

Infobox Prime Minister
name=Leo Tindemans


order=42nd Prime Minister of Belgium
term=25 April 1974 - 20 October 1978
predecessor = Edmond Leburton
successor = Paul Vanden Boeynants
birth_date = birth date and age|df=yes|1922|4|16
birth_place = Zwijndrecht, Belgium
death_date =
death_place =
spouse =
religion= Roman Catholic
party= CD&V

Leonard Clemence “Leo” Tindemans, born in Zwijndrecht on 16 April 1922, was prime minister (CVP) of two Belgian governments, from 25 April 1974 to 20 October 1978. He was highly popular during his term in office. In 1979 he received 983.000 votes in the European parliamentary election, which is still a record for any election in Belgium. During 1994-1995 he was chairman of the Tindemans group.

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[http://www.premier.fgov.be/fr/formerpm/portraits/l_tindem.html Leo Tindemans] (French)


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