Born Courtrai. From 1911 Jean d'Ardenne was the first to raise the alarm about the Abbey falling into ruins since the military school had moved out in 1908 and following the German occupation duri...
Event, History, Politics & Administration
Born Anvers. Radio pioneer from 1924, he created the first Belgian radio news programme and promoted radio theatre. He wrote novels and work for the radio. As a historian he specialised in the N...
Person, History, Literature, TV & Radio
Historian. Led one of the groups of exiled patriots, the democrats ("the reds"), which hoped for a revolution.While in Paris he wrote one of the various abortive attempts to create an authority th...
Person, Exile, History, Nationalism, Poland
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Born: 16/12/1790, 227 years ago
Person, Royalty, Germany, United Kingdom
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.