Alfons Verplaetse

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Person.png Alfons Verplaetse   Geni IMDB Prabook WikidataRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(central banker, economist, deep politician?)
Alfons Verplaetse.jpg
Born19 February 1930
Zulte, Belgium

[[|x22px|link=Governor of the National Bank of Belgium]] Governor of the National Bank of Belgium

In office
1989 - 1999
Preceded byJean Godeaux
Succeeded byGuy Quaden

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In office
Jul 1997 - Feb 1999

Alfons "Fons", Viscount Verplaetse is a Belgian economist and central banker. He was Governor of the National Bank of Belgium (NBB) from 1989 until 1999. He was one of the architects of the devaluation of Belgian Frank in 1982 when he worked at the cabinet of Wilfried Martens in the government Martens V. As governor of the NBB, he prepared the entry of Belgium to the euro in 1999.


Event Participated in

Bilderberg/199010 May 199013 May 1990New York
Glen Cove