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Belgium

  1. 1. The Opera riot  in Brussels Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie August 25,1830 Daniel Aubers La Muette de Portici (The Mute Girl of Portici), a sentimental and patriotic opera
  2. 2. • Theflemishlanguagebeca methesecondofficiallangu agein the country(1898)  • Flemisharmy and militaryacademywereinsti tuted. Thisconsequencesremaine duntilthemid 20th century, becausethepolitical control shiftedtotheflemings. At thebeginning, themovementwasmostlyto revive Flemishliterarylanguage. Furtheron, themovementputforthpoliticaldemandsthatseparatedFle mish and Walloon. Alliance withCatholicsPeoplePartymadestrongerthemovement.
  3. 3. Charles LatourRogier  17 August 1800–27 May 1885 Journalistic campaigns against Dutch rule in Belgium. In 1824 he founded the journal Mathieu Laensberg (afterwards Le Politique On the outbreak at Brussels in August 1830, Rogier went there with a militia of about 300 citizens of Liège. In Brussels he gained recognition as one of the most active among the patriot leaders. He became Prime Minister of Belgium on two separate occasions: from 1847 to 1852, and again from 1857 to 1868.
  4. 4. Bibliography  “Jan FransWillems.”Encyclopedia Britannica Online Academic Edition. Encyclopedia Britannica In. 2013.Web. 20 Mar 2013. “history of Belgium". Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., 2013. Web. 21 Feb. 2013 "Belgiums Independence." About Belgium. Belgian Federal Government, n.d. Web. 20 Feb. 2013. Rijks Museum. "The Belgian Revolution." Rijksmuseum. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Feb. 2013. "Belgium History." Independence Day of Belgium. Compare Infobase, 12 July 2005. Web. 20 Mar. 2013.

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