Charles Liedts

Charles Augustin Baron Liedts (2 December 1802 in Oudenaarde – 21 March 1878) was a Belgian liberal politician.

Charles Liedts
President of the Chamber of Representatives
In office
17 November 1843 – 28 June 1848
Preceded byJean-Joseph Raikem
Succeeded byPierre-Théodore Verhaegen
Personal details
Born(1802-12-02)2 December 1802
Oudenaarde, France
(now Belgium)
Died21 March 1878(1878-03-21) (aged 75)
Brussels, Belgium
Political partyLiberal Party
Alma materGhent University

Born into the Bourgeoisie of Oudenaarde he became only 28 years young member of the National Congress of Belgium. After he became governor of Antwerp.

He was President of the Belgian Chamber of Representatives from 17 November 1843 until 20 May 1848. By royal Command he was created Baron Liedts by King Leopold II. He was Minister of Finance from 1852 to 1855.

He was married to Lady Rose de Haen 1815–1876.


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c d e "LIEDTS".
  2. ^ Almanach royal officiel: 1875


Political offices
Preceded by President of the Chamber of Representatives
Succeeded by