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Santer

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(Biography) Jacques. born 1937, Luxembourg politician: prime minister of Luxembourg (1984–95); president of the European Commission (1995–99)
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Of which European country was Jacques Santer president from 1984 to 1995?
Jim Cloos, chef de cabinet to former Commission President Jacques Santer, was promoted to take charge of general policy and interinstitutional issues.
She refused, and the entire team headed by Luxembourg's Jacques Santer chose to step down collectively to avoid a no-confidence vote in the assembly.
It follows that his decade-long campaign against fraud and cronyism in the EU institutions, notorious for causing the Jacques Santer Commission's downfall in 1999, must stop completely if the prodigal returns.
1) Signatories include: former Commission Presidents Jacques Delors and Jacques Santer, Helmut Schmidt (Germany), Lionel Jospin, Michel Rocard (France) and Massimo d'Alema (Italy), former chancellor and former prime ministers, respectively).
The meeting of the most powerful people in the world put the city on the map as Mr Yeltsin joined Prime Minister Tony Blair, US President Bill Clinton and the leaders of Germany, France, Japan, Canada, Italy and the European Commission president, Jacques Santer.
He carne to power in 1995 when his predecessor, Jacques Santer, became president of the European Commission.
Former EU President Jacques Santer and exWelsh Secretary Ron Davies had been guests at the official opening in 1998.
The three-member mission is led by Jacques Santer, a former prime minister of Luxembourg and former president of the European Commission, the EU executive body.
And former EU Commission president Jacques Santer was also implicated with suggestions of an "unofficial" arrangement in which he would be paid expenses.
They were protesting against the inclusion of four commissioners - including Neil Kinnock - who served in the team under Jacques Santer, which resigned en bloc.