Born Luxembourg. Botanist, orchid specialist, explored central and south America. He was the first director of the Zoological Gardens.
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Geologist. He renounced his vows as a Jesuit priest to follow his scientific...
Geographer. Born Flanders, son of a poor cobbler. "Mercator" is the Latin t...
Chemist, Industrialist, Belgian. At age 23 Ernest and his brother Alfred de...
Botanist. Actual, Flemish name: Rembert Dodoens. Author of the "Cruydeboek" ...
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.