BELGIUM: Vindictive Sap

No such thing is Gustave Sap, Belgian scholar, politician, one of the leaders of the Catholic Party and onetime Minister of Finance (1934). But though Scholar Sap has been professor of economics at Louvain University, Politician Sap is not a man to forget a grudge. Independently wealthy, Gustave Sap has been frequently named the financial backer of Rexist Leon Degrelle, Belgian Fascist leader who was soundly trounced at the polls by black-haired, red-mustached Premier Paul van Zeeland five months ago (TIME. April 19).

The prestige of that victory helped win for Premier van...

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