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The plaque gives a labelled diagrammatic representation of the clock.
Geographer. Born Flanders, son of a poor cobbler. "Mercator" is the Latin t...
Botanist. Actual, Flemish name: Rembert Dodoens. Author of the "Cruydeboek" ...
Flemish chemist, physiologist and physician. Amongst his many scientific achi...
Born Ghent. Scientist (mathematics, astronomy, meteorology, anthropology, s...
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.