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Henri de Gorge

1774 - 1832
industrialist and philanthropist, developed model factory and worker's housing at Grand-Hornu, Belgium. Introduced first railway (horse-drawn) to Belgium.
artist unknown
1832

Hornu /  Henri de Gorge   Hornu /  Henri de Gorge

Description

Large stone monument with a small bust on top.

Inscription(s)

A
LA MEMOIRE
DE
H.I. DEGORGE
----
m.d.ccc.xxxii

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Location (N 50°26'16" - E 3°50'7")

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Item Code: beha003; Photograph: 23 May 2011
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