Memorial

August Orts at blvd Anspach August Orts at blvd Anspach

Monument: August Orts at blvd Anspach

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August Orts

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President of the Order of Barristers
at the Court of Appeal
Professor at the Free University
Alderman of Brussels
President of the Chamber of Representatives
Minister of State
Grand Officer of the Order of Leopold
Born in Brussels 7 April 1814, Deceased 3 November 1880

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Erected by public subscription

Original inscription:

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AUGUST ORTS

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BATONNIER DE L’ORDRE DES AVOCATS
A LA COUR DE CASSATION
PROFESSEUR A L’UNIVERSITÉ LIBRE
ÉCHEVIN DE LA VILLE DE BRUXELLES
PRÉSIDENT DE LA CHAMBRE DES REPRÉSENTANTS
MINISTRE D’ÉTAT
GRAND OFFICIER DE L’ORDRE DE LÉOPOLD
NÉ A BRUXELLES LE 7 AVRIL 1814 DÉCÉDÉ LE 3 NOVEMBRE 1880

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ELEVE PAR SOUSCRIPTION PUBLIQUE.

Inaugurated in 1888. The bust is made by Th. Vinçotte, H. Beyaert is one of the designers of the fountain. Originally the text was only in French, much later a quickly made plaque with the Flemish translation was added.

Site: August Orts at blvd Anspach (1 memorial)

1000, blvd Anspach, corner rue A. Orts

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