Nederland Luxemburg
First posted in January 2002; last revised on May 30th 2007







Belgium since 1990
Belgium 1969-1990
Belgium 1949-1969 .. Belgian Forces in Korea
Belgium 1945-1949
Belgium 1940-1945
Belgium 1929-1940
Belgium 1918-1929
Belgium 1914-1918
Belgium 1890-1914
Belgium 1870-1890
Belgium 1848-1870
Belgium 1830-1848

Belgium 1815-1830

Belgium under French Administration : Consulate, 1799-1813
Belgium under French Administration : Directorate, 1795-1799
The Habsburgian Netherlands : the Brabant Revolution 1789-1790

The Austrian Netherlands : Joseph II., 1780-1790
The Austrian Netherlands : Maria Theresia, 1740-1780 .. Liege 1744-1815
The Austrian Netherlands, 1713-1740 .. Liege 1650-1744

The Spanish Netherlands, 1600-1713
Reformation : Suppression of Protestantism
Unification of the Netherlands : The Habsburg Period, 1515-1580
Unification of the Netherlands : The Burgundian Period, 1384-1515
Middle Ages : The Netherlands before the Burgundians, 1300-1490
Middle Ages : The Netherlands and the Sea

Documents : Belgium Page, from partner site psm-data
Biographies : Belgium Page
Demographic History : Belgium
Historical Atlas : Belgium Page
List of Wars : Dukes of Burgundy, Belgium







WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNAL FILES
Country Profiles from BBC Country Profiles; from World Desk Reference ; from Nations Encyclopedia; from Index Mundi, from Wikipedia; from Eurodata; from CIA World Factbook Country : Belgium;
Links, General from Library of Congress, Portals to the World, from BUBL
List of Belgium-Related Topics, from Wikipedia
Links, on History from Virtual Library History; from Virtual Library Labour History; from Virtual Library Women's History
Historical Dictionaries Online Dictionary of Political Vocabulary, posted by the Belgian Parliament, in Dutch, in French
List of terms and biographies on Belgian History, by Pieter Vervat, in Dutch
Historical Maps click here
Atlas of Belgium, from Wikimedia Commons
Timelines Timeline of Belgian History, from timelines.ws, detailed; from BBC News
Accounts of History History of Belgium, from Expatica.com, a History in 6 parts; Alex Progressive Geschiedenis (of Belgium, in Dutch)
from Wikipedia
Encyclopedia Entries from Catholic Encyclopedia, 1908 edition; Article Belgium, Flanders, Brabant, Hainaut, Namur (Prov.), Liege (Prov.), Luxemburg, Limburg, Antwerp (Prov.), Brussels, Antwerpen, Malines (Mechelen), Louvain (Leuven), Ghent, Alost (Aalst), Bruges (Brugge), Ypres (Ieper), Ostend, Charleroi, Mons, Namur, Liege, Eupen, Malmedy, from EB 1911
Article Belgien, Flandern, Brabant, Namur, Hennegau (Hainaut), Luxemburg, Lüttich (Liege), Limburg, Antwerpen, Brüssel, Ostende, Mecheln, Ypern, Brügge, Gent, Charleroi, Löwen, Eupen, Malmedy, Meyers Konversationslexikon 1888-1890, in German
Politics Political Resources on the Net : Belgium; De politieke partijen in Belgie (The political parties in Belgium), from Cultuurkunde van Belgie at Univ. Vienna, in Dutch; Country Report : Belgium, from Polity IV
Article Politics of Belgium, from Wikipedia
Category Politics in Belgium, from Wikipedia
Military click here
Article Military ofBelgium, from Wikipedia
Economy & Finances A Global History of Currencies : Belgium
Histoire de la Numismatique et de la Monnaie en Belgique; Tot de Laatste Frank (Until the Last Franc), by K. Driessens, history of money in Belgium, in Dutch, richly illustrated
De Eeuw van het Zwarte Goud (The Century of Black Gold), from HBVL, on the history of the Limburg mining industry (since 1901), in Dutch
Article Economy of Belgium, from Wikipedia
Category Economy of Belgium, from Wikipedia
Ethnography Languages of Belgium, from Ethnologue
Le francais en Wallonie et a Bruxelles aux XVIIe. et XVIIIe. siecles (French language in Wallonia and Brussels in the 17th, 18th Century), by Daniel Drioxhe, goes beyond title; in French, explains how French became the dominant language in Belgium
Die Flämische Nationalbewegung, by Lode Wils, in German
Article Languages of Belgium, from Wikipedia
Article Demographics of Belgium, from Wikipedia
Religion Chronology of Catholic Dioceses : Belgium, from Kirken i Norge
The Various Christian Communities in Belgium, from Wederkerigheid, with contact addresses, brief histories etc.; 150 Jaar Protestants Leven in Belgie (150 Years Protestants' Life in Belgium), a text published in 1980; posted by E. M. Braekman, in Dutch; Alden Oreck, Jewish Virtual History Tour : Belgium, from Jewish Virtual Library
Article Religion in Belgium, from Wikipedia
Category Religion in Belgium, from Wikipedia
History of Regions Geschiedenis (History), from Provincie Oost-Vlaanderen, has chapters on the history of political parties, in Dutch
Provinces of Belgium, from www.statoids.com
Arrondissements of Belgium, from www.statoids.com
Article Provinces of Belgium, from Wikipedia
Category Subdivisions of Belgium, from Wikipedia
History of Cities Geschiedenis van Brussel, from Digitaal Brussel, in Dutch
Marcel Huon, Parochiekroniek van O.L.Vrouwparochie van Diest (Parish Chronicle of St. Mary's in Diest), posted by Pierre Trouillez; while local history, a lot of details on Belgian history in general; scroll down, in Dutch
Institutions History of Flight : Belgium, from Flight 100
Radio Vlaanderen Internationaal, History, in English
History of Broadcasting in Belgium, from The Broadcast Archive
Bibliography Bibliography on Belgian History, from Nouvelle Histoire; almost exclusively French language titles; not a single title in Flemish. detailed
Bibliography : Holdings on Belgian Studies of British Library; Belgian Bibliography, from the Royal Library at Brussels, in Dutch, in French
E-Thesis, Licentiaatsverhandelingen on-line (doctoral theses online; Belgian, on history only, in Dutch); Suggesties voor Verhandelingen (suggestions for doctoral theses), from KADOC, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, in Dutch
ODIS, Onderzoekssteunpunt Databank Intermediaire Structuren Vlaanderen 19e -20e eeuw (Research support databank intermediary structures Flanders, 19th-20th century); rich source of information
Biographies click here
List of Belgians, from Wikipedia; Biographies of Belgian and Luxemburgian Saints, from Ökumenisches Heiligenlexikon, in German; Famous Belgians, 247 English-language biographies; Dictionnaire des Personalites, from Brabant Wallon
Belgian painters, from Olga's Gallery
List of terms and biographies on Belgian History, by Pieter Vervat, in Dutch
Special Topics Notable events in the meteorological history of the Province of Antwerp, from meteo.be; in Dutch; other provinces clickable
De Strijd voor het Vrouwenstemrecht (the Struggle for Women's Suffrage), posted by Sofie de Graeve, in Dutch
Ontwikkeling van het Kinderwelzijn in Vlaanderen (Development of Child Welfare in Flanders), by Eric Zwysen, in Dutch
M. Bots. Beknopte geschiedenis van de Liberale Partij (History of the Liberal Party), from Liberaal Archief, in Dutch
History of the Belgian Social Security System, from fgov.be, in French (1907-)
Annelies Cattrysse, The positie van de vrouw op de (Belgische) arbeidsmarkt (The position of the (Belgian) woman on the labour market), thesis Cath. Univ. Leuven 2004
Claire Quetelet, De evolutie van de levensverwachting in Belgie, 18de - 20ste eeuw (The Evolution of Life Expectancy in Belgium, from the 18th to the 20th century), thesis Univ. Gent 2005, in Dutch

WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED DOCUMENTS
Lists of Statesmen from World Statesmen (B. Cahoon); from Rulers (B. Schemmel); from Regnal Chronologies, scroll down for Belgium; from World Rulers (E. Schulz, illustrated); Political Leaders of Bulgaria, from ZPC, including party leaders
Titles of European Rulers : Belgium
History of the Belgian Dynasty illustrated by stamps, from Nielse Hobby- en Postzegelclub, in Dutch
List of Prime Ministers of Belgium, from Wikipedia
Article Monarchy of Belgium, from Wikipedia
Population Figures Historical Population Statistics : Belgium, from Population Statistics at Univ. Utrecht
Document Collections Primary Documents : Belgium, from Eurodocs; from psm-data; from Historische Teksten (in Dutch); Documents relatifs au duche de Bouillon, 1484-1825, from Heraldica, many document excerpts pertaining to Bouillon, in French
Australian Treaty Series : Bilateral Treaties - Belgium
Photos of Belgian historical monuments, by Jean Servais Henri Colemonts
Beeldbank Mechelen (Image Bank Mechelen & environs); comment in Dutch
Legenden en Sagen van Belgie, in Dutch
EVA, European Visual Archive, currently 16,956 digitized and commented photographs from Stadsarchief Antwerpen and London Metropolitan Archives
Gazet van Antwerpen, Een Eeuw in Beeld (A Century in Pictures, posted by the Antwerp Gazette), a rich source of images; same title, from Het Belang van Limburg
Belgian Editions, printed before 1801, on the Market, from BelEdiMar; a databank, not a sales site
Historic Photos by Chusseau Flaviens - Belgium, from Photography Collections Online, posted by George Eastman House, Ryerson Univ., Toronto
ABLDepot, lots of illustrations on Belgian military history (mainly WW I, WW II), comment in Dutch
Online Newspapers links from Online Newspapers, from World Newspapers
Modern Documents List of Ratifications of International Labour Conventions by Belgium, from ILO, 90 docs. since 1919
Internet Law Library : Belgium
Verfassungen Belgiens (Constitutions of Belgium), from Verfassungen.de, in German
The History of the Kingdom of Belgium, from World History Archives
Election Results from Psephos (since 1995); from IFES Election Guide (since 1997)
Belgian Elections since 1830, in French and Dutch
Belgian Election Results 1894-2004, from De Belgische verkiezingen op het web, Dutch/French
Belgium, from Elections and Electoral Systems
Archives, Musea, Libraries Repositories of Primary Sources : Europe : Belgium, from Univ. of Idaho. Mostly Archive Webpages
Historical Research in Europe, listing of archives; click Atlas Search, Belgium, 90 entries
Libraries in Belgium, from LibDex
Liberaal Archief (Archive of the Liberal Movement in Belgium; in Dutch)
Links from Vrije Universiteit Brussel (musea etc.)
National Symbols Flag, from FOTW; Coat of Arms, from International Civic Heraldry; National Anthem, from National Anthems Net
Coins, Banknotes Banknotes of Belgium, from World Currency Museum, from Ron Wise's World Paper Money
Collection of 71 Coins from France, Brabant etc., 12th to 21st century, from Money Museum
Stamps Rare Belgian Stamps, from Sandafayre Stamp Gallery; Stamps Belgium 1849-1920, from Stamps Catalogue 1840-1920 by Evert Klaseboer
Others License Plates, from Francoplaque, from License Plates of the World
Passport, from World Passports, scroll down

PRINTED REFERENCE
General Accounts J.C.H. Blom and E. Lamberts, History of the Low Countries, N.Y.: Berghahn 1999, KMLA Lib.Sign. 949.3 B653h
Article Belgium. from Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th edition, Vol.14 (Macropaedia) pp.857-871, KMLA Lib. Call Sign R 032 B862h v.14
Eric Vanneufville, Le Coq et le Lion, book review by Malte Woydt, in German
Dorothy Loder, The Land and People of Belgium, Philadelphia : Lippincott (1957) revised edition 1973 [G]
Atlas Culturel et Historique de Belgique, Bruxelles : Elsevier 1954, richly illustrated, in French [G]
J.A. van Houtte, Schets van een Economische Geschiedenis van Belgie, Leuven : Universitas 1943, 267 pp., in Dutch, [G]
H.P.H. Jansen, Kalendarium Geschiedenis van de Lage Landen in Jaartallen (History of the Low Countries Year by Year), Utrecht/Antwerpen : Het Spektrum (1971) 4th print 1979, 271 pp., in Dutch [G]
Demetrius C. Boulger, The History of Belgium, 2 parts, Elibron Classics (1902) 2005, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 949.3 B763h
Document Edition Memo from Belgium : Documents Illustrating the History of Belgium, ed. Th. Maes et al., Brussels : Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2 volumes, 1978, in total 324 documents in English translation, from the Stone Age to recent times
Histotrical Dictionary Grande Encyclopedie de la Belgique et du Congo, Bruxelles, Vol.1, 1938, illustrated, 676 pp., in French; not actually an encyclopedia, but a country study; in contradiction to the title, not on the Congo.
Robert Stallaerts, Historical Dictionary of Belgium, London : Scarecrow 1999, 303 pp.; KMLA Lib. Call Sign R 949.3 S782h