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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  

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.


Oct 2, 2018

Part 8 of the "Battle for Belgium" in the "Belgium in WWII" series is here. This covers the Allies meeting in Ypres, the Belgian gold reserves, retreat to the Scheldt river line, the ships in Dieppe, the resistance around Ghent, artillery, Drongen, the Li├Ęge fort, preparations for operation Dynamo, the bunkers and...


Sep 18, 2018

EP68 of the Random history of Belgium podcast is the 7th part in the series of Belgium during the Second World War.
We'll continue following the German advance during the "Battle for Belgium" campaign, looking at the 18th to 20th of May 1940. Guderian, the Ghent defences and much more.


Sep 4, 2018

EP67 of the Random history of #Belgium we look further into the history of Belgian's 5th king, #Baudouin or #Boudewijn.

In this final part, we'll look at his family, political influence, vision, religious views and legacy. 


Aug 28, 2018

EP66 of the Random history of #Belgium will remember the 25th anniversary of the death of the 5th king of #Belgium: #Baudouin or #Boudewijn.

In part 1 we'll look at his childhood, family and first years on the throne.