Just for fun: History of Belgium

Hello everyone,

Whether you’re a history buff or not, here’s a chance to learn about the history of Belgium. Below are a few trivia questions to test whether you have the correct facts.

1. Name 3 iconic monuments/structures in Belgium
2. What is the name of the national anthem? When and by whom was it created?
3. Name 2 eminent national historical figures
4. When is the national day celebrated in Belgium?
5. Which are the most important turning points in the Belgian history?

Thanks for participating,
Diksha

My version of Belgian history with a pinch of humor.

1. Name 3 iconic monuments/structures in Belgium
- An industrial masterpiece ATOMIUM
- Architectural masterpiece Antwerp Central Station
- Historic masterpiece the palace of the prince-bishop of Liège

2. What is the name of the national anthem? When and by whom was it created?
- The brabançonne

3. Name 2 eminent national historical figures
- Zenobe Gramme
- Adolphe Sax

4. When is the national day celebrated in Belgium?

- 21 July

5. Which are the most important turning points in the Belgian history?
- There have been so many that it's really a trap question ...
- Independance
- The return of the Perron to Liège

Belgium is a tiny country which gathers on its territory three peoples with customs and different histories. So take the time to visit in all directions.

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