Rebuilding of the Grand Place
Underground refuge house
Baron Steens school statue
Jean Jacobs at place Jean Jacobs
Hannibal’s elephant & Manneken-Pis
Sulzberger at Royal Library
Fairground workers - WW1 & WW2

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Manneken-Pis

Manneken-Pis

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

2 memorials

Karl Marx

Karl Marx

Commemorated at 4 memorials in London.

Person, Exile, Politics & Administration, Seriously Famous, Germany, United Kingdom

1 memorial

Gerard Mercator

Gerard Mercator

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

1 memorial

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