Laurent Merchiers

Laurent Merchiers (9 June 1904 – 5 February 1986) was a Belgian liberal politician, lawyer, and a Professor at the University of Ghent.

Laurent Merchiers
Born(1904-06-09)9 June 1904
Died5 February 1986(1986-02-05) (aged 81)
Occupationpolitician, lawyer, professor

He was mayor of Ghent in a liberal-socialist coalition from 1953 to 1958. Laurent Merchiers was a member of parliament and senator (1955–1971), and minister of justice (1958–1960). He resigned as a minister after the Congo crisis.


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