Léon Delacroix

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Léon Delacroix
22nd Prime Minister of Belgium
In office
21 November 1918 – 20 November 1920
Monarch Albert I
Preceded by Gérard Cooreman
Succeeded by Henry Carton de Wiart
Personal details
Born (1867-12-27)27 December 1867
Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, Belgium
Died 15 October 1929(1929-10-15) (aged 61)
Baden-Baden, Germany
Political party Catholic Party

Léon Frédéric Gustave Delacroix (27 December 1867 – 15 October 1929) was a Belgian statesman. Before entering politics, he was a renowned lawyer, and served as president of the Belgian Court of Cassation from 1917 to 1918. In the context of reconstruction after World War I, he was appointed the 22nd Prime Minister and served from 1918 to 1920. During his term, universal suffrage for men was enacted.


Political offices
Preceded by
Gérard Cooreman
Prime Minister of Belgium
Succeeded by
Henry Carton de Wiart