Edmond Picard

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Edmond Picard
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Bust of Edmond Picard by Louis Mascré (1910)
Born (1836-12-15)15 December 1836
Brussels, Belgium
Died 19 February 1924(1924-02-19) (aged 87)
Dåve (now Namur) Belgium
Occupation jurist, playwright, journalist

Edmond Picard (15 December 1836, Brussels – 19 February 1924, Dåve (now Namur) was a Belgian jurist and writer.

Edmond Picard was lawyer at the Court of Appeal and the Court of Cassation of Belgium. He was also head of the Belgian bar association, professor of law, playwright and journalist. Involved in politics, he was senator for the Belgian Labour Party. He also was a patron of the arts and a notorious antisemite.

Portrait of Edmond Picard by Jan Toorop