Timeline of Brussels

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The following is a timeline of the history of the municipality of Brussels, Belgium.

Prior to 18th century[edit]

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Brussels in the 17th century
The procession of Our Lady of Sablon in Brussels on 31 May 1615
The Popinjay shooting in Brussels
The bombardment of Brussels by French troops of Louis XIV in August 1695

18th century[edit]

19th century[edit]

20th century[edit]

Equestrian statue of Leopold II, Regent place, Brussels

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]


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This article incorporates information from the French Wikipedia.


In English[edit]

Published in the 19th century
Published in the 20th century
Published in the 21st century
  • Anton Kreukels; et al., eds. (2005). "Brussels". Metropolitan Governance and Spatial Planning: Comparative Case Studies of European City-Regions. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-134-49606-8.

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