Louis Dechet

War dead  Male  Born 1801  Died 19/10/1830

Categories: Nationalism, Poetry & Song, Theatre

Countries: France

Born in Lyon. Actor, better known as Jenneval. Composed the words of the Brabançonne (the Belgian national anthem), before falling to the Dutch at Lierre and being buried in the place des Martyrs. See also the Subject : Brabançonne.

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Louis Dechet

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Jenneval at place des Martyrs

The monument shows Jenneval’s head and below, a female figure, Belgium, inscr...

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