Pierre Macq

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Pierre Macq (born 8 July 1930 in Ganshoren – died 17 September 2013) was a Belgian physicist who was the rector of the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) from 1986 until 1995.[1] In 1973, he was awarded the Francqui Prize on Exact Sciences for his work on experimental nuclear physics.

In 1991, the Hoover Chair was founded by Pierre Macq, at the Faculty of Economic, Social and Political sciences of the UCL, thanks to a donation from the BAEF for university development.

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  1. ^ "Décès de Pierre Macq, premier recteur laïc de l'UCL". Zoomregion.be. Retrieved 2013-09-19. 

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