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(Mark) Demesmaeker

Mark Demesmaeker (1958) was a member of the European Parliament from 1 February 2013 to 1 July 2019 as an independent member, and was aligned with the European Conservatives and Reformists. He took seat in Parliament on behalf of Belgium.

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Personal data

Country
Belgium

Place and date of birth
12 September 1958

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Party/Movement

European Parliamentary Group
European Conservatives and Reformists

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Main functions and occupations

Main functions and occupations
  • teacher, 1981
  • television presenter at the VRT, 1992
  • journalist at the VTM
  • member of the Flemish Parliament, from 2004 until 2013
  • alderman at the municipal council of Halle, from 2007 until 2012
  • member of the municipal council of Halle, 2013
  • member European Parliament, from 1 February 2013 until 1 July 2019

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Party political functions

Previous
  • general secretary of the N-VA, from 2005 until 2007

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Education

Academic education
  • secondary teacher training (Dutch, English and history) at the St Thomas Institute, Brussels, 1990

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Publications

Website
https://www.europarl.europa.eu/meps/nl/117477/MARK_DEMESMAEKER/history/8

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This biography has been updated until July  1, 2019.