Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

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.

Please subscribe on http://randomhistoryofbelgium.libsyn.com/rss

Supporting the show can be done over here

Main reference page:  http://rhob.be  

 

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.


Jul 9, 2019

EP90 of the Random history of Belgium dives back in the WWII series.
In this one episode (part 11) we'll take an overview of the resistance groups that sprung up during the war. We explore a few of their specific actions as well as explain the political backgrounds and the causes for some of their actions as well...


Jun 25, 2019

The Random history of #Belgium explores one of the main building companies: #besix They're active around the world with a specialization in reinforced concrete. The construction company that built one of the biggest building in the world and most people never heard of is the subject of this episode.