Officially changed his name from Albert-Jean Clerck. Born Brussels.
War dead, Literature, Poetry & Song
War dead, Literature, Poetry & Song, Theatre
Lyrics: Louis-Alexandre Dechet (?-1830) and Charles Rogier (1800-1885). Music: François van Campenhout (1779-1848). Historical Background The Belgian national anthem was most likely writte...
Idea, Poetry & Song
Born Brussels. Songwriter/singer of French chanson. Died of lung cancer in Bobigny, in the suburbs of Paris. Is buried on the Island of Hiva Oa in the Marquesas, French Polynesia. Click on exte...
War dead, Music, Poetry & Song, Seriously Famous
Referenced on five memorials in London.
Person, Exile, Poetry & Song, Seriously Famous, United Kingdom
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Born: 11/4/1841, 180 years ago
Person, 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.