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Jean DEFRAIGNE

member of the European Parliament

Jean DEFRAIGNE, Belgian Member of the European Parliament.

Background

DEFRAIGNE, Jean was born in Rosendael-en-Nispen, Netherlands.

Career

Local Councillor, Liège, since 1953. Deputy, Liège, 1965-1974 and since 1977. Deputy Mayor, Liège, 1971-1973.

Secretary of State for Regional Economy, Assistant for Minister of Economic Affairs, 1973-1974. Minister of Public Works, 1974-1976. Senator, 1974-1977; Leader of Parliament Group, Chamber of Representatives, 1980 and 1981-1988.

Minister of State, since 1983. Member of Chamber of Representatives’ Commissions and Walloon Regional Council. Member of the European Parliament.

Barrister, Liège, since 1953.