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The 19th century in Brussels: 1862

In this post the reader will find pictures of house displaying the year 1862 but also of people who was either born or dead in that year.

The most prominent figure appearing in this post is Pierre-Théodore Verhaegen, a Belgian liberal politician and Freemason. The pictures concerning Verhaegen are from his masonic burial monument and catholic tombstone. The reader will notice that in the masonic dating system is used in the burial monument (5682 instead of 1862, the year that Verhaegen died).