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remarkable population


France

, right after the Battle of Jemappes, General Dumouriez (Charles Fran├žois Dumouriez) and the French Revolutionary army routed the Austrians here once again. Among the consequences were the disbanding of the canons and Anderlecht being proclaimed an independent commune by the French. The 19th century saw a remarkable population growth, mainly because of the proximity to a rapidly expanding Brussels. Remarkable new urban developments and garden cities such as '' Het Rad


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