Félix de Muelenaere

Félix Amandus, Count de Muelenaere (5 April 1793 – 5 August 1862) was a Belgian Roman Catholic politician who served as the prime minister of Belgium from 1831 to 1832

Félix de Muelenaere
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Prime Minister of Belgium
In office
21 July 1831 – 20 October 1832
MonarchLeopold I
Preceded byJoseph Lebeau
Succeeded byAlbert Joseph Goblet d'Alviella
Personal details
Born(1793-04-05)5 April 1793
Pittem, Austrian Netherlands
(now Belgium)
Died5 August 1862(1862-08-05) (aged 69)
Pittem, Belgium
Political partyCatholic Party

Born in Pittem, he was a lawyer in Bruges and was from 1824 until 1829 member of the Second Chamber of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands for the province of West Flanders. After the independence of Belgium, he became provincial governor in West Flanders (1830–1831), member of the Belgian Chamber of Representatives for the arrondissement of Bruges (1831–1848), and Minister of Foreign Affairs in the first Belgian government.

After the inauguration of Leopold I as king in 1831, he became the third Prime Minister until 1832. Afterwards, he became again provincial governor for West-Flanders (1832–1834, 1836–1849) and Minister of Foreign Affairs (1834–1836, 1841). From 1850 until his death in 1862 in his birthplace Pittem, he was member of the Chamber for the arrondissement of Tielt.




  1. ^ a b c d e f g "de MUELENAERE". www.ars-moriendi.be. Retrieved 25 May 2021.
  2. ^ Almanach royal de Belgique: Classé Et Mis En Ordre Par H. Tarlier /p. 140

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Political offices
Preceded by Prime Minister of Belgium
Succeeded by