Andries Kinsbergen

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Andries Kinsbergen
Born (1926-09-25) 25 September 1926 (age 87)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Nationality  Belgium
Occupation politician

Andries Kinsbergen (born 25 September 1926 in Amsterdam, Netherlands) is a Belgian lawyer and liberal politician. He was governor of the Belgian province Antwerp from 1 January 1967 until 1 October 1993.


Andries Kinsbergen went to highschool at the Royal Athenaeum of Deurne. Since 2010 an auditorium at his old highschool is named after him.[1]

In 1951, he graduated with a doctorate in Law at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB).


He started his career as a lawyer in Antwerp and also worked as an assistant at the VUB. Later he became professor at the RUCA. Since 1993, he is Minister of State.

Preceded by
Richard Declerck
Governor of Antwerp
1967 – 1993
Succeeded by
Camille Paulus


  • Steve Heylen, Bart De Nil, Bart D’hondt, Sophie Gyselinck, Hanne Van Herck en Donald Weber, Geschiedenis van de provincie Antwerpen. Een politieke biografie, Antwerpen, Provinciebestuur Antwerpen, 2005, Vol. 2 p. 111


  1. ^ "Atheneum van Deurne kreeg een opknapbeurt". atv. 10 May 2010. Retrieved 8 May 2013.