Search Results: Belgium

Search

Remove Ads
Advertisement

Search Results

Battle of Jemappes
Definition by Harrison W. Mark

Battle of Jemappes

The Battle of Jemappes was a decisive battle in the War of the First Coalition (1792-97), part of the French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1802). On 6 November 1792, a French army under General Charles-Fran├žois Dumouriez defeated an Austrian force...
Memorial to William Tyndale in Vilvoorde, Belgium
Image by Mehmetkoksal

Memorial to William Tyndale in Vilvoorde, Belgium

Memorial to the Reformer, linguist, and scholar William Tyndale (c. 1494-1536) in the Vilvoorde public gardens, Belgium.
Battle of Neerwinden
Definition by Harrison W. Mark

Battle of Neerwinden

The Battle of Neerwinden saw the major defeat of a French republican army by an allied force of Austrians and Dutch during the War of the First Coalition (1792-97), part of the broader French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1802). The battle drove...
Battle of Fleurus
Article by Harrison W. Mark

Battle of Fleurus

The Battle of Fleurus (26 June 1794) was the climax of the Flanders Campaign of 1792-95 and was one of the most decisive battles in the War of the First Coalition (1792-1797). A French victory, Fleurus ensured French ascendency for the rest...
Franks
Definition by Harrison W. Mark

Franks

The Franks were a Germanic people who originated along the lower Rhine River. They moved into Gaul during the Migration Age, where they established one of the largest and most powerful kingdoms in Europe after the fall of the Western Roman...
War of the First Coalition
Definition by Harrison W. Mark

War of the First Coalition

The War of the First Coalition (1792-1797) was a continent-spanning conflict in which a coalition of European powers, including Austria, Prussia, Great Britain, the Dutch Republic, Spain, and several others, sought to contain and defeat Revolutionary...
Georges Danton
Definition by Harrison W. Mark

Georges Danton

Georges Jacques Danton (1759-1794) was a French lawyer who became a prominent leader of the French Revolution (1789-1799). Danton played a major role in the overthrow of the French monarchy and the subsequent establishment of the First French...
Ghent Altarpiece
Definition by Mark Cartwright

Ghent Altarpiece

The Ghent Altarpiece, otherwise known as The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, is a painted panel altarpiece created in 1432 for the Vijd Chapel in the church of St. John the Baptist, now St. Bavo Cathedral in Ghent, Belgium. The work is credited...
Ambiorix
Definition by Joshua J. Mark

Ambiorix

Ambiorix (c. 54/53 BCE) was the co-ruler of the Eburone tribe of Gallia Belgica (north-eastern Gaul, modern-day Belgium) who led an insurrection against Caesar's occupying forces in Gaul in the winter of 54/53 BCE. Nothing is known of his...
Jan van Eyck
Definition by Mark Cartwright

Jan van Eyck

Jan van Eyck (c. 1390-1441 CE) was a Netherlandish Renaissance painter who was famous in his own lifetime for his mastery of oil painting, colouring, naturalistic scenes, and eye for detail. Amongst his masterpieces are the 1432 CE Ghent...
Membership