Georges Holvoet

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Georges Holvoet
Born Georges Josephus Lamoraldus Maria Gislemus Holvoet
(1874-08-16)16 August 1874
Antwerp, Belgium
Died 23 August 1967(1967-08-23) (aged 93)
Elsene, Belgium
Nationality Belgium
Occupation politician, lawyer

Baron Georges Josephus Lamoraldus Maria Gislemus Holvoet (16 August 1874 – 23 April 1967 was a Belgian lawyer and Roman Catholic politician. He was governor of the province of Antwerp from 8 November 1923 until 21 December 1945.

Political career[edit]

Georges Holvoet was Chef de Cabinet of the Prince Regent Prince Charles who reigned in lieu of his older brother Leopold III from 1944 until 1950.

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. 104
Preceded by
Gaston van de Werve et de Schilde
Governor of Antwerp
1923–1945
Succeeded by
Richard Declerck