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 Henri de Gorge

Henri de Gorge

Birth
Orsinval, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Death 24 Aug 1832 (aged 58)
Mons, Arrondissement de Mons, Hainaut, Belgium
Burial Boussu, Arrondissement de Mons, Hainaut, Belgium
Memorial ID 10910 · View Source
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Industrialist and philanthropist. Developed model factory and worker's housing at Grand-Hornu, Belgium. Introduced first railway (horse-drawn) to Belgium.The site is now a museum of industrial archaeology. He is buried there.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 12 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10910
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henri de Gorge (12 Feb 1774–24 Aug 1832), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10910, citing Museum of industrial archaeology at Grand-Hornu, Boussu, Arrondissement de Mons, Hainaut, Belgium ; Maintained by Find A Grave .