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Erna Hennicot-Schoepges, Luxembourg government executive.


Hennicot-Schoepges, Erna was born on July 24, 1941 in Dudelange.


Student, Royal Academy Music, Brussels, 1967.


Speaker Luxembougish Program of Radio Luxembourg, 1963-1979. Piano teacher Academy of Music, Luxembourg, 1976-1987. Member Local Council of Walferdange, 1976-1987.

Member Parliament, chairman Parliamentary Commission for Education and Culture, 1979-1989. National chairman Christian-Social Women, 1979-1988. Member Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Parliamentary secretary of Christian-Democratic Group, member Commission for Education and Culture, member Commission for Migrants and Refugees, 1984-1989.

Mayor Walferdange, 1988-1995. Member Congress for Communities and Regions, member parliamentary assembly of the O.S.C.E. President International Foundation for the Dialogue between Christians, Jews and Moslems, 1989-1995.

President of the Parliament, 1989-1995. Member Prime Minister Jean-Claude Junccker's Government, Minister of Education and Vocational Training, Minister of Culture, Minister of Cults, 1995. National chairman Christian-Social Party, since 1995.

Minister of Culture, Government of Luxembourg.


Married; three children.