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2014 in Belgium


See also:Other events of 2014
List of years in Belgium

The following lists events that happened during 2014 in Belgium.



  • 4 April – 20 people injured as protesters from across Europe clash with police in Brussels at a demonstration against high unemployment.[3]
  • 4 August – Representatives of 83 countries mark the centenary of the beginning of the First World War with remembrance ceremonies at the Allied Memorial in Liège and at St Symphorien cemetery.[7]
  • 6 November – 100,000-person anti-austerity demonstration in Brussels ends in violence, with 50 people injured and 30 detained[9]



See also


  1. ^ "Philippe, king of Belgium | king of Belgium". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 28 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Belgium's parliament votes through child euthanasia". BBC News. 13 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Union protest against unemployment turns violent in Brussels". Reuters. 4 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Brussels fatal gun attack at Jewish museum". BBC News. 24 May 2014.
  5. ^ Laura Smith-Spark; Elwyn Lopez; Pierre Meilhan (24 May 2014). "3 dead in shooting at Jewish Museum of Belgium". CNN.
  6. ^ "MH17: alle belgen geïdentificeerd" (in Dutch). VTM Nieuws. 5 Dec 2014.
  7. ^ Jon Henley (4 August 2014). "Europe's leaders hail ties of peace as they mark first world war centenary". The Guardian. Retrieved 11 June 2017.
  8. ^ Leo Cendrowicz (10 October 2014). "Belgium's 'kamikaze coalition' to be sworn in 138 days after elections". The Guardian. Retrieved 11 June 2017.
  9. ^ "Brussels protests end in violence". The Guardian. 6 November 2014. Retrieved 11 June 2017.
  10. ^ "Strikes across Belgium cause transport chaos". BBC News. 15 December 2014. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  11. ^ Mark Wohlwender (24 August 2014). "F1: The Belgian Grand Prix 2014". The Guardian. Retrieved 11 June 2017.
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