Louis Dechet

Person   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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Jenneval at place des Martyrs

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

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