Person, Exile, Nationalism, Italy
Specialised in portraits, historical scenes and genre subjects (of which an example is held by Ixelles Museum). After some European travels he settled in Brussels in 1848, at the invitation of his...
Person, Art, Italy
Born at Carpineto, Italy, as Gioacchino Pecci. Died at Rome. In January 1843 he was appointed apostolic nuncio to Brussels, leaving in 1846 to become Bishop of Perugia. Elected Pope in 1878.
Person, Religion, Seriously Famous, Italy
An association that maintains contact with the natives of Lucca dispersed throughout the world.
Group, Exile, Italy
Italian nationalist and patriot, lived in exile 1931 - 1948, partly in London. Click on external link for more information.
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Died: 17/12/1909, 109 years ago
Person, Colonisation, Royalty, Congo
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.