Adolf Daens

Given Name(s): Adolf, Augustinus, Adolphus
Surname(s): Daens
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 1839 December 18
Birth Place: Aalst, Belgium
Death Date: 1907 June 14
Death Place: Aalst, Belgium
Description: Flemish Jesuit priest who started the Daensist movement, a socio-political movement that resulted in the creation of the political party Christene Volkspartij ("Christian People's Party") in 1893. It was the first Christian Democratic political party in not only Flanders, but all of Belgium.


Type: social activist
Type: politician

Also Known As

Augustinus Adolphus Daens