Oswald de Kerchove de Denterghem

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Oswald de Kerchove de Denterghem
Born Oswald Charles Eugène Marie Ghislain de Kerchove de Denterghem
(1844-04-01)1 April 1844
Ghent, Belgium
Died 20 March 1906(1906-03-20) (aged 61)
Ghent, Belgium
Nationality Belgium
Occupation politician, lawyer

Oswald Charles Eugène Marie Ghislain de Kerchove de Denterghem (1 April 1844 – 20 March 1906),[1] was a Belgian liberal politician.[2] Oswald de Kerchove was a son of the Ghentian mayor Charles de Kerchove de Denterghem.
De Kerchove was a lawyer and became a liberal senator. He was governor in Hainaut from 1878 to 1884.
He was an internationally recognized authority in the study of palms and orchids.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Oswald de Kerchove de Denterghem, Les palmiers histoire iconographinque, Paris, published by J. Rothschild, 1878.[4]
  • Oswald de Kerchove de Denterghem, Le Livre des Orchidées, 1894.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Liberaal Archief
  2. ^ Biography in Liberaal Archief
  3. ^ "Author Query for 'Kerch.'". International Plant Names Index. 
  4. ^ Chromolithographs
  5. ^ Sutton Antiquarion Books