Charles Quint, born Ghent, inherited most of Europe by the age of 20. Ruled the Netherlands (including what was to become Belgium) 1515 -1555.
Born Germany, died Brussels. During WWI she nursed soldiers. With Eugène Ysaye she created a music competition which became the internationally renowned, "Queen Elisabeth Music Competition".
Person, Music, Royalty, Germany
Leopold's cruel exploitation of the Congo was carried out in his name and under his instruction. It seems nobody can find anything nice to say about Leopold II. A society lady is quoted as descr...
Person, Colonisation, Royalty, Congo
Person, Royalty, Germany, United Kingdom
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Died: 17/8/1850, 169 years ago
Person, Nationalism, Argentina, France
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.