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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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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.

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...