Henri Sarolea
Henri Sarolea (January 18, 1844, Maastricht – September 12, 1900, Heerlen), was a Dutch railway entrepreneur and contractor who settled in Heerlen after having worked on the railways in the Dutch East...
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Province of Limburg (1815–39)
Limburg was one of the provinces of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands and later Belgium. The province existed for the duration of the United Kingdom, from 1815 to 1830, and for the first years aft...
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Battle of Mookerheyde
The Battle of Mookerheyde was a battle of the Eighty Years' War fought on 14 April 1574 near the village Mook and the river Meuse.In the winter months of on 1574, William the Silent's brothers, Louis ...
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Oranje Nassau Mijnen
The Oranje Nassau Mijnen was a coal mine company, established in 1893 by Friedrich Honigmann (1841-1913) and Carl Honigmann (1842-1903) to exploit the rich coal deposits in and around Heerlen. That th...
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Limburgian cuisine
Limburgisch cuisine is different from the Belgian and Dutch cuisines but also shares many similarities with these cuisines.Limburg is a little different compared to the rest of the Dutch and Belgian p...
Parkstad Limburg
5°59′E / 50.900°N 5.983°E / 50.900; 5.983Parkstad Limburg is a collaboration between seven municipalities (Heerlen, Kerkrade, Landgraaf, Brunssum, Simpelveld, Voerendaal and O...
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Limburgs Symfonie Orkest
The Limburgs Symfonie Orkest (Limburg Symphony Orchestra) was a Dutch orchestra based in Maastricht, Netherlands. The orchestra was resident at the Theater aan het Vrijthof in Maastricht since 1992, a...
Meuse-Inférieure
Meuse-Inférieure ("Lower Meuse"; Dutch: Nedermaas or Beneden-Maas; German: Niedermaas) is the name of a département of the First French Empire in present-day Belgium, Netherlands and Germany. ...
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Maastrichtian dialect
Maastrichtian or Maastrichtian Limburgish (respectively Mestreechs [məˈstʀeːxs] or Mestreechs-Limburgs [məˈstʀeːxsˈlimbœʁxs]) is the city dialect and variant of Limburgish spoken in the Dutch city of ...
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Saint Gerlach
Saint Gerlach (Gerlache, Gerlac, Gerlachus van Houthem, Gerlac of Valkenberg) (d. c. 1170 AD) was a 12th-century Dutch hermit. His cult is centered at Houthem near Valkenburg in the south of the prov...
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Flag of Dutch Limburg
The flag of Dutch Limburg is a flag with the height:width ratio of 2:3. It consists of 3 rows of colors, the middle row is the smallest and the upper and lower row are equal in size. The colors used a...
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Uerdingen line
The Uerdingen Line (named after Uerdingen by Georg Wenker) is the isogloss within West Germanic languages that separates dialects which preserve the -k sound at the end of a word (north of the line) f...
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Jacob Derk Carel van Heeckeren
Baron Jacob Derk Carel van Heeckeren van Kell (October 31, 1730 – July 11, 1795) was a member of the Dutch noble family van Heeckeren. Van Heeckeren studied law at Leiden University. Before 1752 he wa...
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Carnival in the Netherlands
Carnival (Dutch: Carnaval; also called "vastenavond" – eve of the fasting or Limburgish: "vastelaovend") is originally an European Pagan spring festival, with an emphasis on role-reversal and ...
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Mining in Limburg
Coal mining in Limburg, a province of the Netherlands, has taken place since the 16th century.Near the Augustinian Abbey of Rolduc, coal is found very close to the surface. The abbey owned the coal, ...
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Prince-Bishopric of Liège
The Prince-Bishopric of Liège was a state of the Holy Roman Empire in the Low Countries, situated for the most part in present Belgium, which was ruled by the Bishop of Liège as a prince within the Em...
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Sittard dialect
The Sittard dialect (Zittesj) is a Limburgish dialect spoken mainly in the Dutch city of Sittard. It is also spoken in Koningsbosch and in a small part of Germany (Selfkant), but quickly becoming exti...
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Anna Sophia van Schönborn
Anna Sophia van Schönborn (around 1696 - November 5, 1760), Countess of Hoensbroek, was probably the mother with the most children who has lived in Kasteel Hoensbroek (Castle Hoensbroek).Anna Catharin...
Theoderich van Are
Count Theoderich van Are (1087–1126) was a nephew of bishop Udo van Toul, has uncle bestowed upon him Heerlen and Steinfeld in 1065. He was made count of Are by Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV.Theoderich ...
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Mosan Renaissance
Mosan Renaissance, also known as Maasland Renaissance, is a regional architectural style dating from the 17th and 18th centuries. The style is only remotely related to Renaissance architecture. The te...
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Limburg (Netherlands)
Limburg ([ˈlɪmbʏrx]; Dutch and Limburgish: (Nederlands-)Limburg; French: Limbourg) is the southernmost of the 12 provinces of the Netherlands. It is in the southeastern part of the country and bor...
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List of Queen's Commissioners of Limburg
The King's Commissioner of Limburg is the chairman of both the States of Limburg as well as the provincial executive.In the Dutch province of Limburg, the King's Commissioner is usually called Gouvern...
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