Ganshof, François-Louis

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Ganshof, François-Louis Gender: M
Franz Marie Arthur Lodewyk Ganshof
born on 14 March 1895 at 01:00 (= 01:00 AM )
Place Bruges, Belgium, 51n13, 3e14
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 23°13' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 02°24 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 10°53'


Belgian medievalist whose work was primarily on Flanders in the Carolingian period. His best known book is Qu'est-ce que la féodalité? (1947). Here he defines feudalism narrowly, in simple legal and military terms.

He died on 26 July 1980 in Brussels.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield submitted birth certificate n°312 from the online Bruges municipal archives: "ten een ure 's morgens" (at one o'clock in the morning).


  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction