Born at Saint-Amand, France, into an old, rich family. She was devoutly catholic, sporting, fluent in a number of languages and a graduate of Oxford University. At the start of the war she travel...
Person, Resistance WW1, France, United Kingdom
Born in Lyon. Actor, better known as Jenneval. Composed the words of the Brabançonne (the Belgian national anthem), before falling to the Dutch at Lierre and being buried in the place des Martyrs...
Person, Nationalism, Poetry & Song, Theatre, France
Argentine general and the prime leader of the successful struggle for independence from Spain of the southern nations of South America.
Person, Nationalism, Argentina, France
Born Bois-le-Duc, Holland
Person, Armed Forces, Nationalism, France, Netherlands
Person, Art, France
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Born: 25/5/1821, 197 years ago
Person, Armed Forces, Politics & Administration, Netherlands
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.