English novel writer.Charlotte’s first novel, "The Professor" was based on her experiences while in Brussels. She and her sister Emily enrolled at Pensionnat Heger, first to learn French and Germa...
Person, Literature, Seriously Famous, United Kingdom
English novel writer
Person, Exile, United Kingdom
Referenced on five memorials in London.
Person, Exile, Poetry & Song, Seriously Famous, United Kingdom
Edith Cavell wa s born on 4 December 1865 in Swardeston in Norfolk. At the age of 20 she entered the nursing profession. In 1907 she became the matron of the Berkendael Institute in Brussels. Dur...
Person, Medicine, Resistance WW1, War Memorial WW1, United Kingdom
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Born: 27/5/1833, 185 years ago
Person, Benefactor, Philately, Politics & Administration
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.