Emmanuel de Bethune
Mayor of Kortrijk, BelgiumDied when: 81 years 109 days (975 months)
Star Sign: Cancer
Baron Emmanuel Pierre Marie Ghislain de Bethune (18 July 1930 – 4 November 2011) was a Belgian politician.He was the Mayor of Kortrijk from 1987 to 1989 and again from 1995 to 2000.
He went on to found the Bethune Foundation, a foundation used to preserve the library collections of the Bethune family.
Bethune died on 4 November 2011, aged 81.He is survived by his four children including his daughter, the current Belgian Senate President, Sabine de Bethune.