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Léopold of the Belgians

Lichtervelde, Louis de Comte.

Léopold of the Belgians

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Published by Stanley Paul in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leopold -- II, -- King of the Belgians, -- 1835-1909.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated by Thomas H. Reed.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18283623M

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