Subject

Comte Ferdinand Meeûs d’Argenteuil

Comte Ferdinand Meeûs d’Argenteuil

Person   Born 1798 Died 1861

Categories: Nat. Congress - Initial Member, Politics & Administration

Following the Belgian revolution of 1830 Meeûs, son of a banker, become the governor of the Generale bank (at 32) and stayed in this powerful position until his death. A friend of Leopold I, he was one of a small group of the most powerful men in Belgium at that time.

Go to map of other memorials in this area

Commemorated at

Tiny_placeholder_br

Colonne du Congrès

Foundation stone laid by King Leopold I on 25 September 1850, monument inaugu...

Read More

Tiny_placeholder_br

Ferdinand de Meeûs

The bust, placed here in 1979, has been stolen from its plinth at least twice...

Read More