Geologist. He renounced his vows as a Jesuit priest to follow his scientific interests.
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Inaugurated in 1903 in square du Souvenir this statue was shunted to its curr...
Chemist, Industrialist, Belgian. At age 23 Ernest and his brother Alfred de...
Geographer. Born Flanders, son of a poor cobbler. "Mercator" is the Latin t...
There is some good detailed information at web site:es.rice.edu/ES/humsoc/Ga...
Born Luxembourg. Botanist, orchid specialist, explored central and south Ame...
Mad, bad and dangerous to know.
You have nothing to lose but your chains!
Nurse who helped soldiers escape from occupied Belgium during WW1.
Fell in love in Brussels.