Charles Quint, born Ghent, inherited most of Europe by the age of 20. Ruled the Netherlands (including what was to become Belgium) 1515 -1555.
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The plaque gives a labelled diagrammatic representation of the clock.
Philippe le Bon Duke of Burgundy, based his court in Brussels in 1456.
King from 1993
Born Brussels. Died at Marche-les-Dames in a mountain-climbing accident. He w...
Leopold's cruel exploitation of the Congo was carried out in his name and und...
Peter became Tsar at aged 10 when his brother Fedor died. As a young man he ...
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.