Jacques Santer

Jacques Santer (* 18. May 1937 in water cheap (Luxembourg)) were between 1984 and 1995 prime ministers of Luxembourg. Besides it was from 1984 to 1989 member of the board of governors of the World Bank and from 1991 to 1994 the office of the governor of the International Monetary Funds.

In addition Santer held different ministerial positions in Luxembourg, partly beside its office than Prime Minister; from 1979 to 1995 a Minister of Finance was, from 1979 to at the same time 1984 in addition also social and employment minister and from 1989 to 1995 Ministers for culture.

Santer became1995 president of the European commission. A report on alleged cases of corruption, which concerned some European Union commissioners, led to 15. March 1999 for the resignation of the entire commission.

From 1975 to 1979 and 1999 to 2004 Santer member of the European parliament , its vice-president it was again of1975 to 1979 were, and from 2002 to 2004 member of the European convention. Since then he is a chairman of the board of directors of a medium enterprise.


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