Name Emile Braun
|Role Belgian Politician|
|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.
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.