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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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Main reference page:  http://rhob.be  

 

Oct 8, 2019

In Episode 97, the life, death, and travels of Father Damien are the central theme. We'll look at his history, faith, travels to Hawaii and the aftermath of his death, as well as his sainthood.
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Sep 24, 2019

EP96 of the Random #history of #Belgium finally talks about our main man Manneken Pis, aka Petit Julien. We look at his personality, origins, stories, adventures and the content of his pee, as well as his extended family.
#Brussels #MannekenPis


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.