- Brouhon, Hervé
- (1924-1993)Hervé Brouhon was born in Et-terbeek on 18 June 1924. He worked as an editor at Le Soir and was elected to the communal council in 1953. He became an alderman in 1971. Brouhon also served in the cabinet of Prime Minister Pierre Harmel (1965-1966) as minister of social security. A trade union activist, he was president of the Socialist Party group in the Chamber of Representatives from 1971 to 1982. Appointed burgomaster of Brussels in 1983, Brouhon was the first Socialist to serve in the post, thereby putting an end to the monopoly the Liberals had held since 1830. He died on 19 April 1993.
Historical Dictionary of Brussels. Paul F. State.