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Émile Braun

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Nationality  Belgium
Name  Emile Braun
Role  Belgian Politician

Emile Braun

Born  2 December 1849 (1849-12-02) Nivelles, Walloon Brabant, Belgium
Occupation  industrialist, politician
Died  August 30, 1927, Vichy, France

Émile, Baron Braun (2 December 1849 – 30 August 1927) was an engineer, Belgian liberal politician and manager of companies in the textile industry.

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He was provincial Council member for Oost-Vlaanderen (1891–1898), burgomaster of Ghent (1895–1921) and a member of parliament (1900–1925) for the liberal party. While he was burgomaster, the World Fair of Ghent took place in 1913-1914. Emile Braun was raised to nobility in 1922. The people from Ghent gave him the nickname Miele Zoetekoeke i.e. Emile sweet-cake.


  • 1919 : Grand officer in the Order of the Crown.
  • References

    Émile Braun Wikipedia