Nationaal Biografisch Woordenboek

KVAB publishes the National Biographical Dictionary in collaboration with the Royal Academy of Dutch language and literature and the The Belgian Royal Academy of Medicine. This book series contains biographies of important (deceased) figures from Belgium (or active on Belgian territory). The series has been published since 1964 and now contains 22 volumes and over 3000 biographies. A new volume is published every two years.

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De first ten volumes (2294 entries) were digititized and can be consulted here.