Geologist. He renounced his vows as a Jesuit priest to follow his scientific interests.
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Inaugurated in 1903 in square du Souvenir this statue was shunted to its curr...
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Born Luxembourg. Botanist, orchid specialist, explored central and south Ame...
Chemist, Industrialist, Belgian. At age 23 Ernest and his brother Alfred de...
Flemish chemist, physiologist and physician. Amongst his many scientific achi...
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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.