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Famous Graves in Belgium

259 records found


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Jesus of Nazareth

25 Dec – unknown

Messiah of Christianity.

No grave photo

Saint Wilfetrudis of Nivelles

Birth and death dates unknown.

Saint. She was the second Abbess of Nivelles and the niece of...

Monument to Belgian Soldiers

Birth and death dates unknown.

Monument to Belgian Soldiers. Belgians fought on both sides at...

Frederic Neuhaus

1846 – 1912

Inventor of the Belgian chocolate (praline).

Saint Gertrude of Nivelles

Birth and death dates unknown.

Saint. She was the daughter of Pepin the First of Lander and...

Unknown Soldier

Birth and death dates unknown.

Located at the base of the Colonnade of the Congress in Brussels,...

Martyrs of the Belgian Revolution

Birth and death dates unknown.

Below this monument are buried 467 heroes of the revolution of...

Jacob Clemens non Papa

1515 – 1556

Composer. A major figure in 16th Century Renaissance music. His...

Joseph Damien De Veuster

3 Jan 1840 – 15 Apr 1889

Roman Catholic Saint. The man who gave his life for the lepers of...

Waterloo Memorial to the English

Birth and death dates unknown.

The monument was built in recognition to the English who fought...

Monument to the 27th Inniskillings (Irish Rangers0

Birth and death dates unknown.

"Of the 747 officers and men of the regiment....493 were killed...

Monument to Canadian Soldiers

unknown – 24 Apr 1915

Monument to Canadian Soldiers. These 18,000 soldiers were the...

Saint Eleutherus of Tournai

unknown – c.532

Bishop of Tournai, 5th Century. His remains are in this massive...

No grave photo

Nicolas Gombert

1495 – 1558

Composer. A leading representative of the Franco-Flemish School,...

Pieter Paul Rubens

28 Jun 1577 – 30 May 1640

Artist, Diplomat. Born in Siegen, Westphalia (present day...

No grave photo

Menin Gate Memorial

Birth and death dates unknown.

The Menin Gate Memorial bears the names of 54,900 British and...

William Tyndale

1490 – 6 Oct 1536

Driving force behind the first translation of the Bible into...

Unknown Soldier

Birth and death dates unknown.

Erected on July 17, 1927, the monument is dedicated to a World...

Pieter Brueghel, the Elder

1525 – 9 Sep 1569

Artist. South-Netherlandish painter and father of Jan Bruegel....

Truman Carol Kimbro

27 May 1919 – 19 Dec 1944

World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Truman...

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