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History of Antwerp, Belgium
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(Antwerpen)Visit Antwerp, Belgium. Discover its history. Learn about the people who lived there through stories, old newspaper articles, pictures, postcards and genealogy.
Antwerp is a port city on Belgium’s River Scheldt, with history dating to the Middle Ages.
The city is also known for its diamond industry and trade. Both economically and culturally, Antwerp is and has long been an important city in the Low Countries, especially before and during the Spanish Fury (1576) and throughout and after the subsequent Dutch Revolt.
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Antwerp, ant’werp a city of Belgium, capital of a province of its own name, on the right bank of the Scheldt, 273 miles by rail way N. of Brussels,...Read MORE...
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