Belgium Diplomatic Passports 1954

Belgium Diplomatic Passports Gilbert Mullie and wife 1954

These are the diplomatic passports of Gilbert Mullie (Senator, Chairman of the Farmers Union, President of the Catholic party) and his wife. Both documents look like printed yesterday and are in fantastic mint condition. His passport was used for travel and both passports were extended twice.

Gilbert Mullie Joseph Aristide , born on May 26, 1876, at Dottignies and died on 24 August 1962 in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert was a Belgian Catholic politician. Mullie was a veterinarian ( Université catholique de Louvain , 1900).

Mullie was a son of the farmers Aimé Mullie and Cyrée Glorieux. After completing the humanities at the Sint-Amand college in Kortrijk, he obtained his doctorate in veterinary sciences at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. In 1928 he married Marie Braffort, widow of Ghent professor Maurice Hanseval. The marriage remained childless. 

He became an assistant at the Veeartsenijschool in Kuregem and inspector-veterinarian for the Ministry of Agriculture. He was an advisor to Baron Edouard Empain and the Bank Empain, for the Heliopolis project in Egypt and during the First World War, he was a volunteer for the war.

  • 1901-1902: assistant at the Veterinary school of Cureghem
  • 1904: veterinary inspector at the Ministry of Agriculture
  • 1908-1914: active in financial institutions – the adviser Baron Empain in Egypt
  • 1914-1919: voluntary war
  • 1919-1925: Recovery service director in Germany (stolen artworks)
  • 1925-1958: Elected senator of the district ofKortrijk -Ypres
    • 1935-1939: Secretary
    • 1939-1958: Vice President
  • 1928-: Member of the General Council of theBoerenbond
    • 1936-1961: president
  • 1934 AG member of the Catholic Union
  • 1946-1952: Municipal Councillor of Woluwe-Saint-Pierre
  • 1958-1962: co-opted senator

He was decorated with the Iron Cross (14-18), the Grand Cross of the Order of the Crown, Military Cross from 1940 to 1945, Grand Cross of the Order of Leopold II, Commander with the plate ‘Order of St. Gregory the Great.

Belgium Diplomatic Passports Gilbert Mullie and wife 1954

Belgium Diplomatic Passports Gilbert Mullie and wife 1954

Belgium Diplomatic Passports Gilbert Mullie and wife 1954

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  1. Yes Martin, I was surprised as well. Not shocked as I already have seen fraud attempts in the past. Thanks for your feedback. Best regards, Tom

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