Monarch. Born Albert Léopold Clément Marie Meinrad in Brussels. He succeeded to the Belgian throne in December 1909, following the death of his uncle, Leopold II. Died in a mountaineering accident ...
Person, Royalty, Belgium
On July 27th, 1942, a Belgian Troop (N° 4) was created within the 10th (Inter-Allied) Commando in Great Britain. They fought in Algeria, Italy and Yugoslavia.
Group, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW2, Africa, Belgium, Italy, Yugoslavia
There were over 250,000 Belgian refugees in the UK in WW1. Many were accommodated at Alexandra Palace.
Concept, War Memorial WW1, Belgium
Publican. Born in the Middlesex Hospital. Took over The French House from his Belgian father and ran it until he retired on 1989. The French House is a pub and dining room at 49 Dean Street whic...
Person, Commerce, Food & Drink, Belgium
During the London blitz, people sheltered on the platforms of many underground stations. At Bounds Green, they also slept on the stairs between the escalators. No records were kept of how many peop...
Event, Tragedy, Belgium
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Born: 28/9/1740, 280 years ago
Person, Politics & Administration
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12,210 brave WW1 seamen remembered on the monument at Tower Hill.
23,831 brave WW2 seamen remembered on the monument at Tower Hill.