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Advocate General

Walter M. van Gerven, Belgian advocate general. Member Royal Belgian Academy, Royal Netherlands Academy, Academy Europaea.

Background

Gerven, Walter M. van was born on May 11, 1935 in St. Niklaas, Belgium.

Education

Student, Catholic University, Louvain, Belgium.

Career

Teaching fellow Law School University Chicago, 1959-1960. Associate professor law Catholic University, Louvain, 1962-1967, professor law, 1967-1982, extraordinary professor, since 1982, vice rector, 1970-1976. Extraordinary professor University Amsterdam, 1981-1986.

President Banking Commission Belgium, 1982-1988. Advocate-general Court Justice European Communities, Luxembourg, since 1988. Visiting professor University Chicago, 1968-1969.

Works

Membership

Member Royal Belgian Academy, Royal Netherlands Academy, Academy Europaea.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Modern art, music, golf.

Connections

Married Frieda Sintobin, 1959. 4 children.

spouse:
Frieda Sintobin