Who is Monseigneur de Merode ?
Seemingly straight out of a novel, Xavier de Merode was a soldier secret chamberlain to Pope Pie IX, bishop and minister of the pontifical armies. Very active in charity and education, he was also one of Rome's greatest urban architects...
Come discover the incredible life of this remarkable figure during a conference by Marquis Olivier de Trazegnies, a great connaisseur of the history of aristocracy and owner of the Corroy castle in Belgium.
A real look inside the upper spheres of the 19th century !