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Alizée Poulicek (born 26 June 1987) is a Belgian model and beauty pageant titleholder who won the title of Miss Belgium 2008 and represented her country in Miss Universe 2008 in Nha Trang, Vietnam.
The aristocracy is a social class that a particular society considers its highest order.
Armand Frédéric Charles Valère Abel (June 11, 1903 in Uccle - May 31, 1973 in Aywaille) was a Belgian academic and Islamic scholar.
Art Deco, sometimes referred to as Deco, is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I. Art Deco influenced the design of buildings, furniture, jewelry, fashion, cars, movie theatres, trains, ocean liners, and everyday objects such as radios and vacuum cleaners.
Art Nouveau is an international style of art, architecture and applied art, especially the decorative arts, that was most popular between 1890 and 1910.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
An astronaut or cosmonaut is a person trained by a human spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft.
Axel Eddy Lucien Jonkheer Merckx (born 8 August 1972) is a Belgian former professional road bicycle racer and the son of five-time Tour de France champion Eddy Merckx.
Axelle Red (born Fabienne Demal on 15 February 1968) is a Belgian singer-songwriter.
The italic or Belgian d'Uccle, italic, is a Belgian breed of bearded bantam chicken.
Baron is a rank of nobility or title of honour, often hereditary.
Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.
The Belgian national football team has officially represented Belgium in association football since their maiden match in 1904.
The Bois de la Cambre (French) or Ter Kamerenbos (Dutch) is an urban public park on the edge of the Sonian Forest in Brussels, Belgium.
Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.
Charlemagne or Charles the Great (Karl der Große, Carlo Magno; 2 April 742 – 28 January 814), numbered Charles I, was King of the Franks from 768, King of the Lombards from 774, and Holy Roman Emperor from 800.
The Château de La Fougeraie, also called the Château Wittouck, is a stately home in Belgium built in 1911 for the industrialist Paul Wittouck.
Cholera is an infection of the small intestine by some strains of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae.
The City of Brussels (French: Ville de Bruxelles or alternatively Bruxelles-Ville, Dutch: Stad Brussel or Brussel-Stad) is the largest municipality and historical centre of the Brussels-Capital Region, and the de jure capital of Belgium.
In the sport of association football, a defender is an outfield player whose primary role is to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals.
Drogenbos is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant.
Economic history is the study of economies or economic phenomena of the past.
Erik Pevernagie (born 1939) is a Belgian painter, living in Uccle/Ukkel (Brussels), who has held exhibitions in Paris, New York City, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Amsterdam, London, Brussels and Antwerp.
The European School of Brussels I is located in Uccle, Brussels, Belgium.
Flemish Brabant (Vlaams-Brabant, Brabant flamand) is a province of Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium.
Forest (French name,; Vorst) is one of the nineteen municipalities located in the Brussels-Capital Region of Belgium.
The Franciscans are a group of related mendicant religious orders within the Catholic Church, founded in 1209 by Saint Francis of Assisi.
The Lycée Français Jean Monnet de Bruxelles (literally, the "Jean Monnet French High School of Brussels"), or LFB, is a school located in Uccle, Brussels, Belgium.
The French Revolution (Révolution française) was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France and its colonies that lasted from 1789 until 1799.
Gustave Louis Jaulmes (14 April 1873 – 7 January 1959) was an eclectic French artist who followed the neoclassical trend in the Art Deco movement.
Henry Clemens Van de Velde (3 April 1863 – 25 October 1957) was a Belgian painter, architect and interior designer.
Georges Prosper Remi (22 May 1907 – 3 March 1983), known by the pen name Hergé, was a Belgian cartoonist.
The House of Liechtenstein, from which the principality takes its name, is the family which reigns by constitutional, hereditary right over the nation of Liechtenstein.
Isabella of Portugal (22 February 1397 – 17 December 1471) was Duchess of Burgundy as the third wife of Duke Philip the Good.
Isabelle Laure Gatti de Gamond (28 July 1839 – 11 October 1905) was a Belgian educationalist, feminist, and politician.
IslamThere are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster).
Ixelles (Dutch: Elsene) is one of the nineteen municipalities of the Brussels-Capital Region of Belgium.
Jaco Van Dormael (born 9 February 1957) is a Belgian film director, screenwriter and playwright.
Jacques Tits (born 12 August 1930 in Uccle) is a Belgium-born French mathematician who works on group theory and incidence geometry, and who introduced Tits buildings, the Tits alternative, and the Tits group.
Jean Améry (31 October 1912 – 17 October 1978), born Hanns Chaim Mayer, was an Austrian essayist whose work was often informed by his experiences during World War II.
Jean-Michel Folon (1 March 1934 – 20 October 2005) was a Belgian artist, illustrator, painter, and sculptor.
Jef Dutilleux (1876-1960) was a Belgian painter, mainly active in the first half of the 20th century.
Joachim Lafosse (born 18 January 1975) is a Belgian film director and screenwriter.
Joseph Raphael (1869–1950) was an American Impressionist painter who spent most of his career as an expatriate but maintained close ties with the artistic community of San Francisco, California.
The judiciary (also known as the judicial system or court system) is the system of courts that interprets and applies the law in the name of the state.
Laetitia Sauzier (née Darche, born 22 June 1991) is a Mauritian beauty pageant and former Miss Mauritius.
Lara Sophie Katy Crokaert (born January 9, 1970), better known as Lara Fabian, is a Canadian-Belgian singer.
Line art or line drawing is any image that consists of distinct straight or curved lines placed against a (usually plain) background, without gradations in shade (darkness) or hue (color) to represent two-dimensional or three-dimensional objects.
Linkebeek is a Belgian municipality in Flanders, part of the province of Flemish Brabant, and in the administrative district of Halle-Vilvoorde.
This is a list of the bishops and prince-bishops of Liège.
Louis Pevernagie (1904–1970) was a Belgian expressionist and later abstract painter.
Louis Süe (14 July 1875 – 7 August 1968) was a French painter, architect, designer and decorator.
Maurits Cornelis Escher (17 June 1898 – 27 March 1972) was a Dutch graphic artist who made mathematically-inspired woodcuts, lithographs, and mezzotints.
Marianne Merchez (born 25 October 1960 in Uccle) is a Belgian doctor from the Catholic University of Louvain and a former European Space Agency astronaut.
Martin Gray (born Mieczysław Grajewski; 27 April 1922 – 25 April 2016) was a Holocaust survivor who emigrated to the West, and published books in French about his purported experiences during World War II in which his family perished in Poland.
Miss Universe is an annual international beauty pageant that is run by the American based Miss Universe Organization.
Motocross is a form of off-road motorcycle racing held on enclosed off-road circuits.
The Reformist Movement (Mouvement Réformateur, MR) is a liberal and conservative-liberal French-speaking political party in Belgium.
Multilingualism is the use of more than one language, either by an individual speaker or by a community of speakers.
Belgium comprises 589 municipalities (gemeenten; communes; Gemeinden) grouped into five provinces in each of two regions and into a third region, the Brussels-Capital Region, comprising 19 municipalities that do not belong to a province.
Nemo 33 is an indoor non-chlorinated fresh water facility in Brussels, Belgium.
Neuilly-sur-Seine is a French commune just west of Paris, in the department of Hauts-de-Seine.
Olivier Strebelle (20 January 1927 – 29 July 2017) was a Belgian sculptor.
Paul Huillard (15 February 1875 – 11 February 1966) was a French designer and architect who collaborated on many projects with Louis Süe.
Paul Grégoire Pierre Wittouck (6 August 1851 – 9 November 1917) was a Belgian industrialist.
Philip the Good (Philippe le Bon, Filips de Goede; 31 July 1396 – 15 June 1467) was Duke of Burgundy as Philip III from 1419 until his death.
Philippe Bogaert (Ukkel, Belgium, 1971).
Philippe Moureaux (born 12 April 1939 in Etterbeek) is a Belgian politician, senator, former mayor of Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, and professor of economic history at the Université Libre de Bruxelles.
Pierre Charles José Marie, Count Harmel (16 March 1911 – 15 November 2009) was a Belgian lawyer, Christian Democratic politician and diplomat.
Pierre-Lambert Goossens (18 July 1827—25 January 1906) was a Belgian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Pope Saint Leo III (Leo; 12 June 816) was pope from 26 December 795 to his death in 816.
Prince Wenzeslaus of Liechtenstein of the princely family of Liechtenstein was born on May 12, 1974 in Uccle, Belgium.
Queen Mathilde of Belgium (born Jonkvrouw Mathilde d'Udekem d'Acoz on 20 January 1973) is the wife of King Philippe, who ascended the throne following the abdication of his father, King Albert II, on 21 July 2013.
Road bicycle racing is the cycle sport discipline of road cycling, held on paved roads.
Roger De Coster (born 28 August 1944 in Uccle) is a Belgian former professional motocross racer and current motocross team manager.
The Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium (French: Institut Royal Météorologique de Belgique or IRM; Dutch: Koninklijk Meteorologisch Instituut van België or KMI) is a Belgian federal institute engaged in scientific research in the field of meteorology.
The Royal Observatory of Belgium (Koninklijke Sterrenwacht van België; Observatoire Royal de Belgique), has been situated in Uccle (Ukkel in Dutch) since 1890.
Saint Peter (Syriac/Aramaic: ܫܸܡܥܘܿܢ ܟܹ݁ܐܦ݂ܵܐ, Shemayon Keppa; שמעון בר יונה; Petros; Petros; Petrus; r. AD 30; died between AD 64 and 68), also known as Simon Peter, Simeon, or Simon, according to the New Testament, was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, leaders of the early Christian Great Church.
Salvatore Adamo (born 1 November 1943) is an Italian musician and singer known for his romantic ballads.
Sandrine Blancke (born 6 November 1978) is a Belgium French actress.
The Senate (Dutch:, le Sénat, der Senat) is one of the two chambers of the bicameral Federal Parliament of Belgium, the other being the Chamber of Representatives.
Sint-Genesius-Rode (Rhode-Saint-Genèse) is a municipality located in Flanders, one of three regions of Belgium, in the province of Flemish Brabant.
Baroness Sybille de Selys Longchamps (born 28 August 1941) is a Belgian aristocrat.
The Adventures of Tintin (Les Aventures de Tintin) is a series of 24 comic albums created by Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi, who wrote under the pen name Hergé.
Vincent Jean Mpoy Kompany (born 10 April 1986) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a centre back and captains both English club Manchester City and the Belgium national team.
Watermael-Boitsfort (French) or Watermaal-Bosvoorde (Dutch) is a residential suburb of the city of Brussels in Belgium which is one of the 19 municipalities which form the Brussels-Capital Region.
A weather station is a facility, either on land or sea, with instruments and equipment for measuring atmospheric conditions to provide information for weather forecasts and to study the weather and climate.
Willy Sommers (born Willy Jeanne Jean De Gieter in Uccle, Belgium on 9 August 1952) is a Flemish singer and television presenter.