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Anne-Marie Lizin
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President of the Senate
In office
20 July 2004 – 12 July 2007
Preceded by Armand De Decker
Succeeded by Armand De Decker
Personal details
Born (1949-01-05)5 January 1949
Huy, Belgium
Died 17 October 2015(2015-10-17) (aged 66)
Huy, Belgium
Political party Socialist Party
Alma mater University of Liège
Website Official website

Anne-Marie Lizin (5 January 1949 – 17 October 2015) was a Belgian politician. He served as the President of the Senate of Belgium from 2004 to 2007.

Career

In 1979, Lizin was elected as an elected Member of the European Parliament. In 1988, she was elected into the Belgian government, and served in office for eight years. In 2003, she became President of the Commission for External Relations and Defence of the Belgian Senate.

In 2004, she was appointed President of the Senate of Belgium, before finally becoming Senator in July 2007. She was the first female President of the Belgian Senate (2004–2007).

On 27 January 2009 she was banned from the Socialist party after a corruption case.

Death

Lizin was hospitalized in Paris on 7 October 2015. She later died in Huy, on 17 October 2015 at the age of 66.

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