Théophile Bovy (March 8, 1863 – June 6, 1937) was a Belgian journalist, poet and dramatic author in Wallonia, who wrote the words of the Le Chant des Wallons , the Walloon national anthem.
Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe. It is bordered by the Netherlands to the north, Germany to the east, Luxembourg to the southeast, France to the southwest, and the North Sea to the northwest. It covers an area of 30,688 square kilometres (11,849 sq mi) and has a population of more than 11.4 million. The capital and largest city is Brussels; other major cities are Antwerp, Ghent, Charleroi and Liège.
Wallonia is a region of Belgium. As the southern portion of the country, Wallonia is primarily French-speaking, and accounts for 55% of Belgium's territory and a third of its population. The Walloon Region was not merged with the French Community of Belgium, which is the political entity responsible for matters related mainly to culture and education, because the French Community of Belgium encompasses both Wallonia and the majority French-Speaking Brussels-Capital Region. The German-speaking minority in eastern Wallonia results from WWI and the subsequent annexation of three cantons that were initially part of the former German empire. This community represents less than 1% of the Belgian population. It forms the German-speaking Community of Belgium, which has its own government and parliament for culture-related issues.
Le Chant des Wallons(The Song of the Walloons) is the anthem of Wallonia (Belgium).
He was the father of actress Berthe Bovy.
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Walloons are a Romance ethnic group native to Belgium, principally its southern region of Wallonia, who speak French and Walloon. Walloons are a distinctive ethnic community within Belgium. Important historical and anthropological criteria bind Walloons to the French people.
Henri-Alexandre Wallon was a French historian and statesman whose decisive contribution to the creation of the Third Republic led him to be called the "Father of the Republic". He was the grandfather of psychologist and politician Henri Wallon.
The Parliament of the Walloon Region, which brands itself as the Parliament of Wallonia and previously as the Walloon Parliament, is the legislative body of the Walloon Region (Wallonia), one of the three self-governing regions of Belgium. The parliament building, the former Hospice Saint-Gilles, is situated in Namur, the capital of Wallonia, at the symbolic confluence of the Meuse and the Sambre, the two main rivers of the most inhabited parts of Wallonia, the Sillon industriel. On the other side of the Meuse, facing the Parliament, is the Élysette, the seat of the Walloon government.
The 1902-1903 season was the eighth competitive season in Belgian football.
The Stade Ernest-Wallon is a multi-purpose stadium in Toulouse, France, used mostly for rugby union games. It is currently the home of rugby union club Stade Toulousain, the first French rugby club with one million fans across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The stadium was built in the late 1980s and it was recently renovated. It has a capacity of 19,500. The stadium however is not always suitable for big games. For the larger fixtures, such as championships play-offs or European Rugby Champions Cup games, the fixture may be moved to Stadium Municipal, which has nearly double the capacity.
Gustave Serrurier-Bovy (1858–1910) was a Belgian architect and furniture designer. He is credited with creating the Art Nouveau style, coined as a style in Paris by art dealer Siegfried Bing.
Henri Wallon may refer to:
Henri Paul Hyacinthe Wallon was a French philosopher, psychologist, neuropsychiatrist, teacher, and politician. He was the grandson of Henri-Alexandre Wallon.
The Walloon Movement is an umbrella term for all Belgian political movements that either assert the existence of a Walloon identity and of Wallonia and/or defend French culture and language within Belgium, either within the framework of the 1830 Deal or either defending the linguistic rights of French-speakers. The movement began as a defence of the primacy of French but later gained political and socio-economic objectives. In French, the terms wallingantisme and wallingants are also used to describe, sometimes pejoratively, the movement and its activists.
The Stade des Ponts Jumeaux was a rugby union stadium, inaugurated on 24 November 1907, in the Ponts Jumeaux district of Toulouse, south-western France. The land was purchased by the embryonic Stade Toulousain rugby team – with financial assistance from city notables – then headed by a law professor from the University of Toulouse, Ernest Wallon. The stadium, nicknamed Le Wallon, had a capacity of 6500 and hosted many internationals during its existence. In the early 1980s, the land on which the stadium stood was compulsorily purchased to make way for the Toulouse ringroad and the Stade Toulousain moved from the Ponts Jumeaux to a new stadium at Sept-Deniers, later renamed Stade Ernest-Wallon. One of the pavilions at Stade Ernest-Wallon is named after the Ponts Jumeaux.
Wallon-Cappel is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.
Berthe Bovy, sometimes known as Betty Bovy, was a Belgian actress who appeared in theatre, films and television programmes for over 60 years.
Auguste Baud-Bovy was a Swiss painter who specialized in landscapes, village scenes and shepherds.
Vina Bovy born Ghent 22 May 1900, died in the same city 16 May 1983 was a Belgian operatic soprano.
Boule de Suif is a 1945 French historical drama film directed by Christian-Jaque and starring Micheline Presle, Berthe Bovy and Louise Conte. It is an adaptation of the short story Boule de suif by Guy de Maupassant, set during the Franco-Prussian War.
T.Palm–Pôle Continental Wallon was a UCI Continental team founded in 2006 and based in Belgium. It participated in UCI Continental Circuits races.
Lycée Henri Wallon is a senior high school/sixth-form college in Aubervilliers, Seine-Saint-Denis, France, in the Paris metropolitan area.