Jan Verroken (30 January 1917 – 24 July 2020) was a Belgian politician.
Born on 30 January 1917, Verroken served as burgomaster of Oudenaarde, President of the CDV party in the Belgian Federal Parliament, and a Deputy for Oudenaarde. He was also a member of the European Parliament and served on the Benelux Parliament.
Verroken was detested in Wallonia, the francophone part of Belgium. Flemish students chanted "Walen buiten" (Walloons outside), a term coined by Verroken during the Split of the Catholic University of Leuven. The university was split into the KU Leuven and the Université catholique de Louvain. In a 2016 interview with Pierre Havaux, Verroken minimized his role in the affair, saying that there was "“never in Flanders a project of form a separatist government, as was the case in Wallonia during the Royal Question".
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