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Geographer. Born Flanders, son of a poor cobbler. "Mercator" is the Latin t...
There is some good detailed information at web site:es.rice.edu/ES/humsoc/Ga...
Botanist. Actual, Flemish name: Rembert Dodoens. Author of the "Cruydeboek" ...
Born Ghent. Scientist (mathematics, astronomy, meteorology, anthropology, s...
Born Luxembourg. Botanist, orchid specialist, explored central and south Ame...
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.