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Jul
21
Fri
Belgium National Day
Jul 21 – Jul 22 all-day

Belgium

 

Belgium National Day

 

July 21, 1831, the first King of the Belgians, Leopold I, was sworn in as the new Monarch of the country emerged of the split of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands, established by the victors on Napoleon at the Congress of Vienna in 1815.

 

 

Nov
11
Sat
Angola’s National Day
Nov 11 – Nov 12 all-day

Angola

 

Angola’s National Day

 

 

May
3
Thu
Poland National Day
May 3 – May 4 all-day

Poland

 

Poland’s National Day

 

The Constitution of May 3, 1791, approved that day by the Polish-Lithuanian confederation as “Government Act”, is recognized as the first constitution in Europe and second worldwide, after the United States’. It Introduced political equality between the people and the nobility and peasants were put under government protection.

 

Its Approval caused the War in Defense of the Constitution, first with Prussia and then with Russia.

 

This Constitution remained the reference to restore the country’s sovereignty after the disappearance of the Republic of Poland in 1795. Poland regained the Constitution and its sovereignty after World War I, in November 1918.