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saxon 11-07-2004 08:15 PM

The Kingdom of Belgium
did Belgium used to be a part of The Netherlands?....and if so how did it become a seperate Kingdom, and how did they choose a King?...

kelly9480 11-07-2004 08:44 PM

Polly 12-19-2007 08:41 PM

I've been hearing and reading a little about political problems in Belgium lately, which seem to be potentially quite serious.

What, then, is the position of the Royal Family? If these difficulties are not resolved, is the throne secure, does anyone know?

Thank you.

Empress 12-19-2007 09:22 PM

For information on Belgiums recent political troubles please look here.

RoyalistRiley 06-15-2009 03:30 AM

Belgium was united with the Netherlands after the 1814-15 congress of Vienna in order to creat a north-eastern buffer against future French expansion after the Napoleonic period

Pomerania 09-22-2009 10:54 PM

the kingdom of Belgium
Although the politic problems of the last months, the public opinion among the belgians is for remaining an united country. Belgium is a federation with flamand and valon regions, and both have important autonomy from 1994( with the new constitution). The crown have the great responsibility for assurance the people confidence in their country and its institutions, the proud in their history of freedom, a belgian history since 1830.

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