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Willy SEELIWS, Belgian Senator.


SEELIWS, Willy was born on March 2, 1931 in Ghent, Belgium.


Employment Training Scheme, Gent, Graphic Draughtsman, 1947.


Official in the Socialist Youth Association, Ghent, 1945. National Pioneering Leader for Young Socialists, Brussels, 1951. Co-operative Senator, 1977.

Leader of the SP, Ghent-Eeklo, 1980, 1985, 1987. Senator Ghent-Eeklo, 1987. SP Faction Chairman in the Senate.

Member of Senate Commissions for Justice, Education and Science, Infrastructure, Revision of the Constitution and the Reform of the Institutions, Parliamentary Operations. Member of the Flemish Council. Member of Interparliamentary Committee of the Dutch-speaking Union.

Graphic Draughtsman, Gent and Brussels, 1947. Consultant, Young Socialists, Brussels, 1951. Secretary, Socialist Youth Association, Brussels, 1956.

Secretary, Institute of Young Socialists Leaders, Brussels, 1961. Secretary, Department of Socialist Cultural Policy, Brussels, 1968.


  • Many articles and contributions in periodicals, for children’s and adults' education.