Gaston Errembault de Dudzeele (died 1888)

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Antoine Guillaume Joseph Gaston, comte Errembault de Dudzeele (Tournai 16 October 1819 – St Petersburg 6 February 1888) was a Belgian diplomat.

Biography

Errembault served as Minister of the King of the Belgians to the Ottoman Empire and to the Kingdom of Greece from 1861 to 1867, and to the Russian Empire from 1867 until his death.[1] On 10 October 1861 he signed a commercial treaty between the Kingdom of Belgium and the Sublime Porte.[2]

By his wife Countess Marie-Helene von Abensperg und Traun, whom he married in Vienna on 17 September 1846,[3] he had a son, Gaston, who also became a diplomat. The family of Errembault (fr; nl) were established in Veurne in the eleventh century; Gaston's ancestor Louis Errembault (fr) served as president of the Council of Flanders in 1668.

Honours

Errembault de Dudzeele was a knight in the Order of Leopold and in the Austrian Order of the Iron Crown, third class.[3]

References

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  2. Recueil des lois et arrêtés royaux de Belgique, vol. 49 (Brussels, Imprimerie du Moniteur Belge, 1862), pp. 27-35. On Google Books.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Isidore de Stein d'Altenstein (ed.), Annuaire de la noblesse de Belgique, vol. 8 (Brussels, Auguste Decq and C. Muquardt, 1854), p. 89.


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