War dead, Art, Seriously Famous
There are various legends about this little squirt but really nobody knows anything (except that it's way too small). Since the name is of Flemish origin the "s" is pronounced.
Fiction, Seriously Famous, Tourism/Traditions
Commemorated at 4 memorials in London.
Person, Exile, Politics & Administration, Seriously Famous, Germany, United Kingdom
Geographer. Born Flanders, son of a poor cobbler. "Mercator" is the Latin translation of his name, Gerard Kremer. He invented a means of projecting the spherical world onto a flat sheet of pape...
War dead, Science, Seriously Famous
War dead, Armed Forces, Seriously Famous, War Memorial WW2, United Kingdom
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Died: 27/9/1918, 104 years ago
Person, Resistance WW1, France, United Kingdom
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.