Gaston van de Werve et de Schilde

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Gaston van de Werve et de Schilde
Gaston van de Werve et de Schilde
Gaston van de Werve et de Schilde
Born Gaston van de Werve et de Schilde
(1867-03-22)22 March 1867
Paris, France
Died 18 August 1923(1923-08-18) (aged 56)
Antwerp, Belgium
Nationality  Belgium
Occupation politician

Baron Gaston van de Werve et de Schilde (Paris, 22 March 1867 – Antwerp 18 August 1923) was a Belgian Roman Catholic politician. He was governor of the province of Antwerp from 16 December 1912 until his death on 18 August 1923 .

He was the son of baron Henri van de werve et de Schilde, and of Jeanne de Béthisy. He married Françoise de la Boëssière-Thiennes, daughter of the Marquess Gaston de la Boëssière-Thiennes, and of the countess Louise de Lannoy.

Political career[edit]

Gaston van de Werve et de Schilde was a member of the Antwerp provincial council for the canton Zandhoven from 5 July 1893 until 16 December 1912.

Source[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. 199
Gaston van de Werve et de Schilde
Born: 22 March 1867 Died: 18 August 1923
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Henri van de Werve
Baron of Schilde
1775-1834
Succeeded by
Adelin van de Werve
Preceded by
Ferdinand de Baillet-Latour
Governor of Antwerp
1912 – 1932
Succeeded by
Georges Holvoet