Oswald de Kerchove de Denterghem
|Oswald de Kerchove de Denterghem|
|Born||Oswald Charles Eugène Marie Ghislain de Kerchove de Denterghem
1 April 1844
|Died||20 March 1906
Oswald Charles Eugène Marie Ghislain de Kerchove de Denterghem (1 April 1844 – 20 March 1906), was a Belgian liberal politician. 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.
- Oswald de Kerchove de Denterghem, Les palmiers histoire iconographinque, Paris, published by J. Rothschild, 1878.
- Oswald de Kerchove de Denterghem, Le Livre des Orchidées, 1894.
- Liberaal Archief
- Biography in Liberaal Archief
- "Author Query for 'Kerch.'". International Plant Names Index.
- Sutton Antiquarion Books