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Quatre juristes éminents liègois

Four prominent lawyers of Liège

Charles de Méan, Mathias-Guillaume de Louvrex, Olivier Leclercq, and Toussaint Dandrimont
Guillaume (Willem) Geefs
1853

Verviers /  Quatre juristes éminents liègois

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Four large sandstone statues (one missing) in the south façade of the Palais de Justice. The present statues are copies made in 1995.

Verviers - Quatre juristes éminents liègois
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Verviers - Quatre juristes éminents liègois
Leclercq
Verviers - Quatre juristes éminents liègois
Dandrimont

  1. Charles de Méan (Liège 1604 - Liège 1674), Jurisconsult of the principality of Liège and mayor of Liège (Wikipedia).
  2. (missing) Mathias-Guillaume de Louvrex (Liège 1665 - Liège 1734), jurisconsult, magistrate, diplomat and historian of Liège (Wikipedia).
  3. Olivier Leclercq (19th century), Attorney General of the Superior Court of Justice of Liège.
  4. Toussaint Dandrimont (Theux 1757 - Liège 1822), First president of the Superior Court of Justice of Liège.

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Location (N 50°35'28" - E 5°51'58")

Item Code: belg058; Photograph: 11 April 2017
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