Henri de Brouckère

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Henri de Brouckère
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9th Prime Minister of Belgium
In office
31 October 1852 – 30 March 1855
Monarch Leopold I
Preceded by Charles Rogier
Succeeded by Pierre de Decker
Personal details
Born (1801-01-25)25 January 1801
Bruges, France
(now Belgium)
Died 25 January 1891(1891-01-25) (aged 90)
Brussels, Belgium
Political party Liberal Party

Jonkheer Henri Ghislain Joseph Marie Hyacinthe de Brouckère (25 January 1801 – 25 January 1891) was a Belgian nobleman and liberal politician. Born in Bruges, he was a magistrate, and a professor at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. His brother Charles was mayor of Brussels.

He served as governor of Antwerp from 1840 to 1844, and of Liège from 1844 to 1846. He headed a Liberal government from 1852 to 1855 as the ninth Prime Minister. In 1863 he became the first mayor of Auderghem.




Political offices
Preceded by
Charles Rogier
Governor of Antwerp
Succeeded by
Jules Malou
Prime Minister of Belgium
Succeeded by
Pierre de Decker