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Stories and Tips Leuven

Stella Artois

Written by Adelaide on 26 Jun, 2002

Stella Artois is Belgium's best known lager beer, and it's made in Leuven. The history of the beer can be traced back to at least 1366 with a brewery dubbed Den Horen, or "the Horn". In 1717 Den Horen was under control of master-brewer Sebastien…Read More

The Catholic University of Leuven

Written by Adelaide on 26 Jun, 2002

The K.U.L (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, or Catholic University of Leuven) is one of the oldest still existing Catholic universities in the world, founded in 1425 by Pope Martin V. At the start of the university, four faculties were created: arts, civil justice, religious justice and…Read More

A bit of Leuven's history

Written by Adelaide on 26 Jun, 2002

Leuven is situated in the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium, at about 20 km east of Brussels. The city of Leuven appears in historical documents for the first time in the year 884. In that year, the Vikings settled around an old fortification at the Dijle…Read More

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