Edmond Picard

Edmond Picard (15 December 1836 – 19 February 1924) was a Belgian jurist and writer. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature five times.[1]

Edmond Picard
Born(1836-12-15)15 December 1836
Died19 February 1924(1924-02-19) (aged 87)
Namur, Belgium
Occupationjurist, playwright, journalist


He was lawyer at the court of appeal and the Court of Cassation of Belgium. He was also head of the Belgian bar association, professor of law, playwright and journalist. Involved in politics, he was senator for the Belgian Labour Party. He also was a patron of the arts.


  1. "Nomination Database". www.nobelprize.org. Retrieved 19 April 2017.
This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.