Guy Verhofstadt

President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe; Former Prime Minister of Belgium

Guy Verhofstadt is president of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe in the European Parliament.

Verhofstadt was previously prime minister of Belgium from 1999 to 2008. He has also served as president of the Party for Freedom and Progress and deputy prime minister and minister of budget under Prime Minister Wilfried Martens.

In 2009, Verhofstadt was elected to the European Parliament.

He is the author of Europe's Last Chance: Why the European States Must Form a More Perfect Union.

Last Updated: July 4, 2017