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Di Rupo, Elio, 1951-

LC control no.nb 99001197
Personal name headingDi Rupo, Elio, 1951-
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Variant(s)Rupo, Elio Di, 1951-
Associated countryBelgium
Birth date19510718
Profession or occupationPoliticians Prime ministers
Found inElio Di Rupo, c1997: p.10 (deputy Prime Minister, Belgium) p.17 (born 18 July 1951)
Wikipedia, Jan. 28, 2013 (Elio Di Rupo (born 18 July 1951) is a Belgian socialist politician of Italian heritage. He is the Prime Minister of Belgium, and leader of the Socialist Party (PS). He became Prime Minister on 6 December 2011 and heads the Di Rupo I Government. Elio Di Rupo is the first francophone to hold the office since Paul Vanden Boeynants in 1979, as well as the country's first socialist Prime Minister since Edmond Leburton left office in 1974. He is also the first Belgian Prime Minister of non-Walloon or Flemish descent as well as the only openly gay leader of a European Union country.)