Charles Woeste (1837-1922) was a Lawyer and an important Political figure of Belgium. He played a big role in the foundation of the Catholic Party in his earlier career then moved onto being a member of the parliament and eventually became Minister of Justice. As gratitude for his service to the country in 1914 and was granted the title of Count by King LÃ©opold II.
Woeste was a disgrace for his country and exploited many young childeren and women, opposed universal suffrage. He should not have given a statue.