Edmond Picard

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Edmond Picard
Edmond Picard (1836-1924) (crop).jpg
Born (1836-12-15)15 December 1836
Brussels, Belgium
Died 19 February 1924(1924-02-19) (aged 87)
Namur, Belgium
Occupation jurist, playwright, journalist

Edmond Picard (15 December 1836 – 19 February 1924) was a Belgian jurist and writer. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature five times.[1]


Bust of Edmond Picard, 1910

He 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.


Portrait of Edmond Picard by Jan Toorop
  1. ^ "Nomination Database". www.nobelprize.org. Retrieved 2017-04-19. 

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