Braine l'Alleud is a small town in central Belgium, located about 12 miles from Brussels and is adjacent with Waterloo.

It was established as "Dudinsart" in 1131, when Godfrey I, Count of Louvain granted the land to an abbey.

Today, Braine l'Alleud is known for its proximity to Waterloo, drawing in many tourists, as well as for its historic houses and abbeys.

People Born in Braine l'Alleud

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Braine l'Alleud in People's Lives

Michael FassbenderI traveled here to film scenes of the movie Angel here in 2006.

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