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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...
Chemist, Industrialist, Belgian. At age 23 Ernest and his brother Alfred de...
Born Ghent. Scientist (mathematics, astronomy, meteorology, anthropology, s...
Born Luxembourg. Botanist, orchid specialist, explored central and south Ame...
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.