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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  

Dec 11, 2018

In Episode 74 of the Random history of #Belgium , the controversial prime-minister, sausage merchant and allround businessman Paul Vanden Boeynants is our main focus, next to the 1960s strikes, small business regulation and the reshaping of Brussels. #VDB


Nov 27, 2018

In Episode 73 of the Random History of Belgium, we take a first look at our strips, cartoon and comic book culture. We do this by following the career and creations of André Franquin.
We look at his life, work and his importance in comic-book culture.
(Hopefully Gaston Lagaffe will not edit this episode or handle...


Nov 13, 2018

EP72 of the Random history of #Belgium, is the final part of the "Battle for Belgium" campaign of may #1940 , ending with the capitulation and the beginning of the #occupation, we'll look at the final battles, the way the political cards were played (or lack thereof) and the fate of the allied troops, the king of...


Oct 30, 2018

EP71 of RHob is part 9 in the #BattleForBelgium series (which will be 10 parts long) we'll talk about the defence on the Lys (Leie) river, the famous halt-order, new defences for Ypres and Roeselare, the Vinkt massacre, as well as the general situation of the Allied armies in #Belgium and the North of France during...


Oct 16, 2018

For EP70 of the Random #history of #Belgium, we return to #Antarctica with the expeditions, and Belgian bases on the continent, as well as the adventurers who wrote history there. The princess Elisabeth base, King Boudewijn base and De Gerlache are amongst the subjects we'll handle.