Born Luxembourg. Botanist, orchid specialist, explored central and south America. He was the first director of the Zoological Gardens.
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Chemist, Industrialist, Belgian. At age 23 Ernest and his brother Alfred de...
Geographer. Born Flanders, son of a poor cobbler. "Mercator" is the Latin t...
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.