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Belgium

  • Brian Hunter
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Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

The kingdom of Belgium formed itself into an independent state in 1830, having from 1815 been part of the Netherlands. The secession was decreed on 4 Oct. 1830 by a provisional government, established in consequence of a revolution which broke out at Brussels, on 25 Aug. 1830. A National Congress elected Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg King of the Belgians on 4 June 1831; he ascended the throne 21 July 1831. The Treaty of London, 19 April 1839, established peace between King Leopold I and the King of the Netherlands.

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Royaume de Belgique—Koninkrijk België (Kingdom of Belgium)

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Further Reading

  1. The Institut National de Statistique. Statistiques du commerce extérieur (monthly). Bulletin de Statistique. Bi-monthly. Annuaire Statistique de la Belgique (from 1870).—Annuaire statisti-quede poche (from 1965). Statistiques Agricoles. Irregular.Google Scholar
  2. Annuaire administratif et judiciaire de Belgique. Annual. BrusselsGoogle Scholar
  3. Ministère des Affaires Economiques. L’économic belge. Annual (from 1947)Google Scholar
  4. Guide des Ministères: Revue de V Administration Belge. Brussels, AnnualGoogle Scholar
  5. Hermans, T. J. et al. (eds.) The Flemish Movement: a Documentary History. London, 1992Google Scholar
  6. Riley, R. C., Belgium. [Bibliography] Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1989Google Scholar
  7. National statistical office: Institut National de Statistique, Rue de Louvain 44, 1000 Brussels.Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1992

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