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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 in to history.
This podcast deals with subjects in a non-chronological order.
We inform, educate and entertain the listeners with our history.

Ranging from playing cards, our royalty, 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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Main reference page:  http://rhob.be  

Feb 19, 2019

EP79 explores the origins of the sub-state of Flanders, as a region within Belgium. We'll look at the language border, the first disputes regarding language-use and the different Belgian state reforms that led to the official Flanders region and community, with its own parliament. 


Feb 5, 2019

For episode 78 of the Random History of Belgium, we're going in to part 2 of our episode on electronic music in Belgium, dedicated to the electronic music band Front 242.
We explore their origins, biggest successes, legacy and artistic background.


Jan 22, 2019

EP77 of the Random History of Belgium talks about the origins and history of our language communities and language border(s).
This is a historical overview of the influencing factors of this divide between multiple groups of different language speakers in our country. It's also a first episode exploring the origins...


Jan 8, 2019

EP76 is looking at the "God of wrestling" in Japan, a Belgian named Karl Gotch, we look at his life, background, wrestling, training and his legacy in our ongoing look at people, companies or events playing a role in the history of Belgium

 


Dec 25, 2018

Episode 75 of the Random #history of Belgium will take a fly-over approach on the place of #chocolate in our history. On this Christmas day we're looking at the the past of bon-bons, pralines, chocolate bars, truffles and a bit of the companies and origins behind these tasty goods.