Augustin Dumon-Dumortier

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Augustin Dumon-Dumortier
President of the Senate
In office
27 June 1848 – 25 March 1852
Preceded by Louis de Schiervel
Succeeded by Eugène de Ligne d'Amblise et d'Epinoy
Personal details
Born (1791-12-04)4 December 1791
Lille, France
Died 28 January 1852(1852-01-28) (aged 60)
Tournai, Belgium
Political party Liberal Party

Augustin Aimable Dumon-Dumortier (4 December 1791 – 28 January 1852) was a Belgian industrialist, diplomat and liberal politician.

Born at Lille, he was President of the Belgian Senate from 27 June 1848 until 28 January 1852, governor of the province of Hainaut and burgomaster of Tournai. In 1849, he was sent to the Netherlands as special envoi to congratulate William III with his coronation. This was 19 years after the Belgian Revolution, which had made an end to the United Kingdom of the Netherlands.

He was chevalier de l'ordre de Leopold, and received the Dutch grand-croix de l'ordre de la Couronne de Chêne.

Dumon-Dumortier died at Tournai in 1852.


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Handelsblad (Het) 19-04-1849


Political offices
Preceded by
Louis de Schiervel
President of the Senate
Succeeded by
Eugène de Ligne d'Amblise et d'Epinoy