Political Group: EPP
Phone in Brussels: +32 (0)2 284 53 86
- BURO Parliament's Bureau
- QUE Quaestors
- ECON Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
- FEMM Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
- DCAM Delegation for relations with the countries of Central America
- DLAT Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly
Secondary school leaving cerfificate (1948). Studied political economy at the University of Saarbrücken (1953-1955).
Secretary and editor at the Lëtzebuerger Arbechter-Verband (1949-1963). Worked at the miners' and metalworkers' ECSC liaison office, Luxembourg (1950-1958).
Chair of Socialist Women, Parti Ouvrier Socialiste Luxembourgeois (Luxembourg Socialist Workers Party) (1963-1971). Member of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) executive committee (1971-1982). Member of the national Christian-social women's committee (since 1984).
Union secretary, European Trade Union Secretariat in Brussels (1963-1971).
Member of Schifflange Municipal Council (1970-2000). Mayor of Schifflange (1970-1985).
Member of Parliament (1965-1989). Chair of the PSD parliamentary group in the Chamber of Deputies (1974-1979). Member of the Bureau of the Chamber of Deputies (1984-1988).
Member of the Consumers' Consultative Committee, European Commission (1974-1982). Member of the European Parliament (1965-1974 and since 1989).
Chair of CECIF (European Centre of the International Council of Women) (1989-1999).
President of the National Federation of Luxembourg Women (since 1990).
Commander of the Order of the Republic (Italy). Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. Grand Officer of the Order of the Crown of Oak (Luxembourg). Knight of the Legion of Honour of the French Republic.