Jean Spautz

Jean Spautz (born 9 September 1930 in Schifflange) is a politician in Luxembourg, and a Member of the European Parliament[1] for the Christian Social People's Party, part of the European People's Party. 1930, Schifflange (L), Worker (ouvrier-lamineur) at ARBED-Belval, trade unionist and secretary of the worker's delegation.

Titles, positions and offices

  • President of the Christian Syndicates Luxembourg (L.C.G.B.) (1967–1980).
  • President of Jeunesse Ouvrière catholique (catholic working youth) (J.O.C.) (1954–1959) and President of the youth section of the Christian-Social Party (1960–1966).
  • President of the Christian-Social Party (1982–1995)
  • Member of the Chambre des Députés (Luxembourg Parliament) since 1959.
  • Member of the Bureau de la Chambre des Députés (1964–1976).
  • Vice-Chairman of the Chambre des Députés (Luxembourg Parliament) (1979–1980).
  • Member of European Parliament, MEP (July 1979-February 1980 and from July 2004-July 2009).
  • Minister of Home affairs (1980–1995), Minister of Family affairs (1980–1989), Minister of Housing (1989–1995).
  • Chairman of the Chambre des Députés (Luxembourg Parliament) (1995–2004).
  • Honorary Chairman of the Chambre des Députés (Luxembourg Parliament) since 2004.


  1. "Jean SPAUTZ". Your MEPs. European Parliament. Retrieved 14 February 2011.
Political offices
Preceded by
Erna Hennicot-Schoepges
President of the Chamber of Deputies
Succeeded by
Jean Asselborn
Party political offices
Preceded by
Jacques Santer
President of the CSV
Succeeded by
Jean-Claude Juncker
Non-profit organization positions
Preceded by
Pierre Schockmel
President of the LCGB
Succeeded by
Marcel Glesener

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