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Monument aux Morts au square des Héros

Monument aux Morts au square des Héros

Posted 22 March 2009 | By | Categories: monument | 1 Comment

The monument to the fallen heroes of World War I was erected at square des Héros by the Municipality of Uccle (one of the 19 that compose the Brussels-Capital Region). Famous artist and sculptor Léandre Grandmoulin was given the task to erect a sculpture that would show honor and gratitude to the soldiers who paid […]

Monument A nos héros de 1914-1918 in Laeken

Posted 13 November 2008 | By | Categories: monument | No Comments

Monument dedicated to the Heroes of the First World War in Laeken. The statue features a Woman, symbolizing the Motherland holding a sword and shield with at it’s base engraved in stone the words “Souvenez Vous” meaning in English Remember. The names of all the inhabitants of Laeken who died during the conflict are also engraved. […]

La Colonne du Congrès et de la Constitution

Posted 25 August 2008 | By | Categories: monument | 1 Comment

La Colonne du Congrès et de la Constitution or in English The Congress Column was Erected between 1850 and 1859, and designed by architect J. Poelaert with the collaboration of five sculptors, this monument inspired by the Trajan column celebrates the 1830 National Congress that promulgated the Belgian Constitution. It glorifies Belgium’s independence (allegories of […]

Martyrs Square

Posted 09 December 2007 | By | Categories: monument | No Comments

Place des Martyrs or Martyrs square was completed in 1775 on a spot that used to be filled with green grass where drapers came to lay their fabrics to dry. This statue is to remember and honor the death of the 455 patriots who died a Martyrs death in the 1830 uprising The four angels […]

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