Who was adolphe buyl?
Adolphe BUYL born 01.05.1862 at Serskamp near Wetteren became teacher in Brussels and later on conselor and mayor of Ixelles by Brussels . He became member of the Belgian Parliament for the conservative LIBERAL party from 1900 till 1920 . He was a fervent free maçon strongly engaged against the catholic influence in education . He died in Wetteren on the 4 July of 1932 . He published a few articles concerning the communications between London and the continent, concerning a canal , national defense questions and the linguistic policy in Belgium . In his time he had a certain influence as one of the few liberal politicians in Flanders before and shortly after the first world war.