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Random History of Belgium

The Random history of #Belgium (RhoB) is a #historypodcast about an event, company, person or cultural phenomenon that was important to our history.
This podcast deals with subjects in a non-chronological order.
We inform, educate and entertain the listeners with explaining parts of Belgian history.

Ranging from playing cards, our royal family, politics, state structure, food, new-beat, movies, inventors, painters, WWII and much, much more... 

Every two weeks, we'll bring you the best stories from our history, without ads, nagging, begging or other interruptions.

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Sep 10, 2019

Episode 95 of the Random history of #Belgium dives into the history of a video-shop company "SuperClub". We'll look at the people behind it, the funds, the failure and the many backroom deals that ended up costing many people their live savings. 

Aug 27, 2019

EP94 will continue the story of the golden century of #Antwerp, we look at more buildings, art, a mayor of the city, the Spanish and French fury, and the eventual siege on the city. The episode will end in 1585 when the Spanish took control of Antwerp.

Aug 20, 2019

EP93 is a two-part episode on the very prosperous and important golden century of the city of Antwerp. We'll talk about early history shortly, the role it played after the decline of Bruges, the many buildings, art and persons that mark this exceptional timeframe.  

Aug 6, 2019

The Random history of Belgium EP.92 continues the path with a deeper dive into the scandals that were uncovered during the A.Cools murder investigation. We'll look at the who, what and how of these scandals. We take a look at an embarrassing moment in socialist party history as well, and at the implications of...

Jul 23, 2019

EP91 - We dive into a political assasination that happened in the beginning of the 1990s and would leave its mark on the political landscape. We follow the career of André Cools, the murder, the trial and the events that followed, as well as the fall out of the murder trial.