United States of Belgium
The United States of Belgium or United Belgian States (Dutch: Verenigde Nederlandse Staten or Verenigde Belgische Staten, French: États-Belgiques-Unis, German: Vereinigte Staaten von Belg...
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Liège Revolution
The Liège Revolution, sometimes known as the Happy Revolution (French: Heureuse Révolution), started on 18 August 1789 and lasted until the destruction of the Republic of Liège and re-establi...
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Treaty of Union (United States of Belgium)
The Treaty of Union (French: Traité d'Union; Dutch: Verdrag van Unie) was a treaty that led to the creation of the United States of Belgium, a confederal republic of the territories of Brabant...
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Statists (Belgium)
The Statists (Dutch: Statisten) were a conservative political faction during the Brabant Revolution led by Henri Van der Noot and fiercely opposed to the more radical "Vonckist" faction.
The S...
Battle of Neerwinden (1793)
The Battle of Neerwinden (18 March 1793) saw a Republican French army led by Charles François Dumouriez attack a Coalition army commanded by Prince Josias of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. The Coalition army's...
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Vonckists
The Vonckists (Dutch: Vonckisten) were a political faction during the Brabant Revolution led by Jan Frans Vonck, opposed to the more conservative "Statists".
The group emerged from the secret...
Coinage of the United States of Belgium
The coinage of the United States of Belgium was only produced during the state's one-year existence in 1790, following the Brabant Revolution, but provided a strong numismatic influence for the coinag...
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Dutch Patriot Revolt, 1787
The Batavian Revolution (Dutch: Bataafsche Revolutie) was a political, social and cultural turmoil at the end of the 18th century that marked the end of the Dutch Republic and saw the proclamation...
Aulne Abbey
Aulne Abbey was a Cistercian monastery between Thuin and Landelies on the Sambre in the Bishopric of Liège in Belgium.
Originally it was a Benedictine monastery, founded by Saint Landelinus about ...
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Barrier Treaty
Locations of the Barrier Treaty fortressesThe "Barrier Treaties" were the names of three agreements signed and ratified during or immediately after the War of Spanish Succession. The so-called "barrie...
Republic of Liège
The Republic of Liège (French: République liégeoise) was a short-lived state centred on the town of Liège in modern-day Belgium. The republic was created in August 1789 after the Liège Revolution ...
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Société littéraire de Liège
The Société littéraire de Liège was a literary society in Liège. It was set up on 5 April 1779 by François-Charles de Velbrück during his reign as prince bishop of Liege. It aimed to provide its membe...
Valeureux Liégeois
Valeureux Liégeois (English: Valorous people of Liège) is a patriotic song written in 1790 by Abbot Gilles-Joseph-Evrard Ramoux in the town of Liège at a time when the Liège Revolution was threate...
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Battle of Jemappes
The Battle of Jemappes (6 November 1792) took place near the town of Jemappes in Hainaut, Belgium, near Mons during the War of the First Coalition, part of the French Revolutionary Wars. One of the fi...
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Battle of Turnhout (1789)
The Battle of Turnhout (27 October 1789) was a battle which took place in the town of Turnhout (today in Belgium) between Habsburg Austria and a Belgian émigré (Patriot) army commanded by Jean-André v...
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Pro aris et focis
Pro Aris et Focis is a Latin phrase used as the motto of many families, military regiments, and some educational institutions.Meaning "For God and country" or literally "for our altars and our hearths...
Siege of Valenciennes (1793)
The siege of Valenciennes took place between 13 June and 28 July 1793, during the Flanders Campaign of the War of the First Coalition. The French garrison under Jean Henri Becays Ferrand was blockaded...
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St. Lambert's Cathedral, Liège
St. Lambert's Cathedral, Liège (or in full, the Cathedral of Our Lady and St. Lambert; French: Cathédrale Notre-Dame-et-Saint-Lambert) was the cathedral of Liège, Belgium, until 1794, when its des...
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Battle of Menin (1793)
The Battle of Menin, or of Wervik and Menen was fought on 12 and 13 September 1793 between 30,000 men of the French Army of the North commanded by Jean Nicolas Houchard, and 13,000 Coalition troops: t...
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