Ferdinand Van De Putte

Rumbeke 18.03.1807 - Kortrijk 08.02.1882

At the start-up of the Dunes college in Bruges in 1834, Ferdinand Van de Putte, son of Joannes-Jacobus Van de Putte, trader, and Maria-Elisabeth Delebecque, worked there as an invigilator and later as a teacher of physics, and as its director from 1838 on. He wrote numerous contributions for the History Society in Bruges. In 1843 he became parish priest in Boezinge. In 1858 he was appointed pastor-dean of the Saint Bertin’s church in Poperinge, in 1866 of the Our Lady’s church in Kortrijk, and in 1872 of the Saint Martin’s church in Kortrijk. In 1872 he mediated to transfer Gezelle from Bruges to Kortrijk.
GGA 9004 F Interior view of the Count's Chapel, part of the Church of Our Lady in Kortijk

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