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Re: Brabant and Belgium
Posted by Johan on 29/3/2011, 23:00:48, in reply to "Brabant and Belgium"
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I beg to differ. Brabant still very much exists as a region. Even those in the north are aware of their link with area's across the national border. People refer to themselves as Brabants and there are all sorts of traditions alive and well in the region. |
: More "controversial" would be the
: title of Duke of Bravant, used presently by
: the heir of Belgium.
: Although the historic Duchy of Brabant
: straddles the current Kingdoms of Belgium
: and the Netherlands is the Belgian Royal
: Family truly seen as a successor to Brabant
: anyway? Brabant as a duchy ceased to exist
: to exist before Belgium as a country was
: even created.
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