Burgomasters of Brussels
- 1830-PresentNicolas-Jean Rouppe 1830-1838Guillaume Van Volxen 1838-1841Jean-François Wyns de Raucour 1841-1848Charles de Brouckère 1848-1860André-Napoléon Fontainas 1860-1863Jules Victor Anspach 1863-1879Félix Vanderstraeten 1879-1881Charles Buls 1881-1899Émile De Mot 1899-1909Adolphe Max 1909-1939Frédéric-Joseph Van de Meulebroeck* 1939-1956Lucien Georges Cooremans 1956-1975Pierre Van Halteren 1975-1983Hervé Brouhon2 1983-1993Michel Demaret 1993-1994Freddy Thielemans 1994François-Xavier de Donnéa 1995-2000Marion Lemesre 2000-2001Freddy Thielemans 2001-*Van de Meulebroeck was dismissed from office by the German occupying authorities on 1 July 1941. He was replaced by Jules Coelst. On the establishment of a "Greater Brussels" (Gross Brüssel), encompassing the 19 communes, on 24 September 1942, Jan Grauls was appointed burgomaster (28 September). Greater Brussels was abolished and Van de Meulebroeck returned to his post on 4 September 1944. 2Hervé Brouhon died on 19 April 1 993. André Gobert completed the term of Brouhon.
Historical Dictionary of Brussels. Paul F. State.
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