Octave Grillaert
Almeida Garrett
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"Toots" Thielemans
Hotel van Eetvelde
Jacques Feyder at rue de la Longue Haie
Auguste Perret

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Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn

Born Audrey Kathleen Ruston, in Ixelles. Her father was British, her mother Dutch. She spent some time in London and in Holland, where she was during the Occupation, arriving in the USA in 1953. ...

Person, Cinema, Seriously Famous, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

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Hergé

Hergé

Hergé (the French pronunciation of R G), pseudonym of Georges Remi. Born Brussels. Buried at the Dieweg Cemetery at Uccle. A "bande dessinée" (strip cartoon) pioneer, in 1929 he wrote "Tintin e...

Person, Art, Literature, Seriously Famous

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Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo

French, born in Besançon. Examples of work: Les Misérables, Hunchback of Notre Dame. He came to Belgium as a tourist many times and came as a political exile from the Louis Napoleon coup in Fran...

Person, Exile, Literature, Seriously Famous, France

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Pope Leo XIII

Pope Leo XIII

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

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Lumière brothers

Lumière brothers

Auguste Lumière: born 19 October 1862, died 10 April 1954 Louis Lumière: born 5 October 1864, died 6 June 1948

Group, Cinema, Seriously Famous, France

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