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Flag changes:

1900-01-01:

Arrondissement of BRUSSELS-HALLE-VILVOORDE  (Halle + Vilvoorde)   -   BRUSSELS-HALLE-VILVOORDE

1917-03-21:

German Occupied Region of FLANDERS  (Brussels)   -   FLANDERS

1918-07-25:

Arrondissement of BRUSSELS-HALLE-VILVOORDE  (Halle + Vilvoorde)   -   BRUSSELS-HALLE-VILVOORDE

1944-07-18:

Imperial District of FLANDERS  (Antwerp)   -   FLANDERS

1945-05-08:

Arrondissement of BRUSSELS-HALLE-VILVOORDE  (Halle + Vilvoorde)   -   BRUSSELS-HALLE-VILVOORDE

1963-08-02:

FLEMISH Linguistic Area of Belgium  ((Brussels))   -   FLANDERS-NORTH BELGIUM

1973-07-06:

Autonomous FLEMISH Cultural Community of Belgium  ((Brussels))   -   FLANDERS-NORTH BELGIUM

1985-07-11:

FLEMISH Region : Autonomous Flemish Community of Belgium  ((Brussels))   -   FLANDERS-NORTH BELGIUM



































Arms changes:

1900-01-01:

Arrondissement of BRUSSELS-HALLE-VILVOORDE  (Halle + Vilvoorde)   -   BRUSSELS-HALLE-VILVOORDE

1917-03-21:

German Occupied Region of FLANDERS  (Brussels)   -   FLANDERS

1944-07-18:

Imperial District of FLANDERS  (Antwerp)   -   FLANDERS

1963-08-02:

FLEMISH Linguistic Area of Belgium  ((Brussels))   -   FLANDERS-NORTH BELGIUM

1972-01-01:

FLEMISH Cultural Community of Belgium  ((Brussels))   -   FLANDERS-NORTH BELGIUM

1990-11-07:

FLEMISH Region : Autonomous Flemish Community of Belgium  ((Brussels))   -   FLANDERS




































Sovereignty changes:

1900-01-01:

BELGIUM

1914-08-20:

GERMANY

1917-12-22:

GERMANY +

FLANDERS +

1918-07-25:

GERMANY

1918-11-10:

BELGIUM IN EXILE +

FRANCE +

1918-11-17:

BELGIUM

1940-05-10:

GREATER GERMANY

1944-07-18:

BELGIUM-NORTHERN FRANCE +

GREATER GERMANY +

1944-09-03:

BELGIUM +

UNITED KINGDOM +

AMERICA +

1944-09-20:

BELGIUM

1944-12-15:

GREATER GERMANY +

FLANDERS +

1945-05-08:

BELGIUM

1993-11-01:

BELGIUM +

EUROPEAN UNION +





































Capital Local Name changes:


1900-01-01:

  Halle + Vilvoorde

1917-03-21:

  Brüssel

1918-07-25:

  Halle + Vilvoorde

1944-07-18:

  Antwerpen

1944-12-15:

  Berlin

1945-05-08:

  Halle + Vilvoorde

1963-08-02:

  (Bruxelles)





































Local Name of Country changes:


1900-01-01:

  BRUSSEL-HALLE-VILVOORDE

1914-08-20:

  BRÜSSEL-HALLE-VILVOORDE

1917-03-21:

  FLANDERN

1917-12-22:

  VLAANDEREN

1918-07-25:

  BRÜSSEL-HALLE-VILVOORDE

1918-11-10:

  BRUSSEL-HALLE-VILVOORDE

1940-05-10:

  BRÜSSEL-HALLE-VILVOORDE

1944-07-18:

  FLANDERN

1944-09-03:

  VLAANDEREN

1944-12-15:

  FLANDERN

1945-05-08:

  BRUSSEL-HALLE-VILVOORDE

1963-08-02:

  VLAANDEREN-NOORD-BELGIË

1990-11-07:

  VLAANDEREN





































Status changes:


1900-01-01:

Arrondissement of BRUSSELS-HALLE-VILVOORDE

1917-03-21:

German Occupied Region of FLANDERS

1917-12-22:

Independent State of FLANDERS : Flemish Homeland under German protection

1918-07-25:

Arrondissement of BRUSSELS-HALLE-VILVOORDE

1944-07-18:

Imperial District of FLANDERS

1944-09-03:

FLEMISH People District

1944-12-15:

Flemish Liberation Committee : FLEMISH People in Exile

1945-05-08:

Arrondissement of BRUSSELS-HALLE-VILVOORDE

1963-08-02:

FLEMISH Linguistic Area of Belgium

1970-12-24:

FLEMISH Cultural Community of Belgium

1973-03-29:

Autonomous FLEMISH Cultural Community of Belgium

1980-08-08:

FLEMISH Region : Autonomous Flemish Community of Belgium

1993-04-23:

FLEMISH Region : Flemish Community of Belgium





































Ruler changes:

1917-12-22:

Independent State of FLANDERS : Flemish Homeland under German protection  (Brussels)   -    President Willem de Vreese
         (President Willem de Vreese)

1918-07-25:

Arrondissement of BRUSSELS-HALLE-VILVOORDE  (Halle + Vilvoorde)   -   
         ()

1944-12-15:

Flemish Liberation Committee : FLEMISH People in Exile  (Berlin)   -    Jef Van de Wiele
         (Fredegardus Jacobus Josephus van de Wiele)

1945-05-08:

Arrondissement of BRUSSELS-HALLE-VILVOORDE  (Halle + Vilvoorde)   -   
         ()

1981-12-22:

FLEMISH Region : Autonomous Flemish Community of Belgium  ((Brussels))   -    Gaston Constant Stefaan Antoon Geens
         (Gaston Constant Stefaan Antoon Geens)

1992-06-21:

FLEMISH Region : Autonomous Flemish Community of Belgium  ((Brussels))   -    Luc Van den Brande
         (Luc Van den Brande)

1999-07-13:

FLEMISH Region : Flemish Community of Belgium  ((Brussels))   -    Patrick Dewael
         (Patrick Dewael)

2003-06-05:

FLEMISH Region : Flemish Community of Belgium  ((Brussels))   -    Renaat Landuyt
         (Renaat Landuyt)

2003-06-11:

FLEMISH Region : Flemish Community of Belgium  ((Brussels))   -    Bart Somers
         (Bart Somers)

2004-07-20:

FLEMISH Region : Flemish Community of Belgium  ((Brussels))   -    Yves Camille Desire Leterme
         (Yves Camille Désiré Leterme)

2007-06-28:

FLEMISH Region : Flemish Community of Belgium  ((Brussels))   -    Kris Peeters
         (Kris Peeters)

2014-07-25:

FLEMISH Region : Flemish Community of Belgium  ((Brussels))   -    Geert Albert Bourgeois
         (Geert Albert Bourgeois)

2019-07-02:

FLEMISH Region : Flemish Community of Belgium  ((Brussels))   -    Liesbeth Homans
         (Liesbeth Homans)

2019-10-02:

FLEMISH Region : Flemish Community of Belgium  ((Brussels))   -    Jan Jambon
         (Jan Jambon)






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