- Courouble, Leopold
- (1861-1937)French-language writer Léopold Courouble was born in Brussels on 3 February 1861. Known for his depictions of working-class and lower-middle-class residents, Courouble filled his stories with colorful personalities who spoke in idiomatic, humorous, and often incorrect language (belgicismes). He is the author of a classic comic novel of Brussels Les Fiançailles de Joseph Kaekebroeck (The engagement of Joseph Kaekebroeck ). Other notable works include Contes et récits d'un Bruxellois (Stories and tales of a Brussels resident ) and Prosper Claes (1929). Courouble died in Toulon, France, on 24 March 1937.
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