Sabine de Bethune

Sabine de Bethune
President of the Senate
In office
11 October 2011 – 14 October 2014
Preceded byDanny Pieters
Succeeded byChristine Defraigne
Personal details
Born (1958-07-16) 16 July 1958 (age 61)
Leopoldstad, Belgian Congo
(now Kinshasa, Congo-Kinshasa)
Political partyChristian Democratic and Flemish
Alma materCatholic University of Leuven
WebsiteOfficial website

Baroness Sabine de Bethune (born 16 July 1958) is a Belgian politician and a member of the Christian Democratic and Flemish party.

The daughter of former Kortrijk mayor, Emmanuel de Bethune, she belongs to a baronial family of the Belgian nobility, in right of which she is properly styled baroness. Sabine de Bethune. She holds a Master of Laws from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.

She was elected as a member of the Belgian Senate in 1995.[1] Sabine is also a member of the AWEPA Governing Council.[2] She was vice-president of the Senate between 1999 and 2003, and became the 34th President of the Belgian Senate on 11 October 2011. She became an Officer in the Order of Leopold on 6 June 2010 and a Grand Officer on 21 May 2014.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Belgische Senaat" (in Dutch). Belgian Senate. Retrieved 16 July 2010.
  2. ^ "Governing Council". Awepa.org. 28 June 2010. Archived from the original on 24 May 2013. Retrieved 6 January 2012.
Political offices
Preceded by
Danny Pieters
President of the Senate
Succeeded by
Christine Defraigne

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