The Monumental Legacy of 'Belgian King Leopold II, The Builder King'

Published March 1, 2021 2 Views

Rumble Leopold II was known as the ‘Builder King’ due to the many monuments and buildings he commissioned during his reign. He made Brussels a gem of architecture and had, in fact, realized a part of his dream: that Brussels be transformed into a ‘Little Paris.’ Many of these monuments that stand today are architectural masterworks.