Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Emile Verhaeren

7 June 2016

King Philippe & queen Mathilde visited Sint-Amands to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of poet Emile Verhaeren.

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Hundreds of people had come to see the king and queen.







Lindsay Edwards acted as lady-in-waiting.


Philippe & Mathilde visited Verhaeren's grave on the banks of The Scheldt before being escorted to the Emile Verhaeren Museum where they visited the exhibition "Emile Verhaeren, a European Poet".




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Court posted photos of Verhaeren in the company of king Albert I at the royal villa in De Panne in 1915.



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