François de Robiano

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François de Robiano
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Born François Xavier Jean–Marie de Robiano
(1778-12-23)23 December 1778
Brussels
Died 6 July 1836(1836-07-06) (aged 57)
Saint-Gilles
Nationality Belgium
Occupation politician

Count François Xavier Jean-Marie de Robiano (23 December 1778 – 6 July 1836) was a Belgian politician. He was the first governor of the province of Antwerp after the independence of Belgium in 1830.

Political career[edit]

François de Robiano was a member of the National Congress of Belgium from 1830 until 1831. He was senator in the Belgian Senate from 1831 until 1836 and governor of Antwerp from 4 October 1830 until 7 April 1831.

Sources[edit]

  • 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. 62
Preceded by
Alexandre François Ghislain van der Fosse
Governor of Antwerp
1830 – 1831
Succeeded by
Jean-François Tielemans