DeBacker and collateral families shown in a timeline from the late 14th century to the mid-19th century
Burgundian Netherlands.
Margaret, Countess of Flanders marries Philip II, Duke of Burgundy.
Battle of Nancy.
Mary of Burgundy marries Maximilian I of Habsburg.
Ronse was sacked by French troops.
Hapsburg Netherlands.
Hermes Van Coppenolle b. 1510, d. 1570
Protestant Reformation begins.
Ronse destroyed by fire.
Council of Trent.
Spanish Netherlands.
Major flood in Ronse.
Egidus Van Coppenolle b. about 1555, d. 24 February 1621
Ronse destroyed by fire.
Jean Van Coppenolle b. 1565, d. after 1610
Iconoclasts and Calvinists (de geuzen) attack Ronse.
The Eighty Years' War.
Ronse destroyed by troops of Alexander Farnese, Prince of Parma.
Maria Van Coppenolle b. about 1590, d. before 1652
Jean Van Coppenolle b. 19 February 1592, d. after 1632
Anna Decaluwe b. 9 March 1613, d. after 1650
Thirty Years' War.
Nicholas Van Coppenolle b. 15 September 1619, d. 22 December 1695
Peace of Westphalia.
Hermes Van Coppenolle b. 11 October 1648, d. 1 August 1722
Joanna Cantaert b. about 1650, d. 25 February 1700
Hermes Van Coppenolle b. 1 February 1682, d. 9 November 1752
Jacobus Van den Daele b. 12 October 1682, d. 1742
Jacobus De Backer b. about 1690, d. after 1756
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War of the Spanish Succession.
Austrian Netherlands.
Fourth fire destroys 330 homes in Ronse.
Daniel Van den Daele b. about 1722, d. 4 February 1779
Anne M. Van Coppenolle b. 16 March 1723, d. 28 December 1793
Judocus (Joos) De Backer b. 14 April 1723, d. 8 December 1797
War of the Austrian Succession.
Andreas De Backer b. 1751, d. 8 February 1812
Anna M. Van den Daele b. 1762, d. 14 February 1827
Jean B. Callewaert b. 6 February 1763, d. 5 April 1834
French Revolution.
Brabançonne Revolution.
Reign of Terror.
French Rule.
Arnauld F. De Backer b. 19 May 1794, d. 1870
French defeat Austrians at Battle of Fleurus.
Revolutionary Period.
The churches of St. Peter and St. Martin are put up for public auction.
Coup of 18 Brumaire an VIII.
The Napoleonic Era.
Sophie F. Callewaert b. 17 October 1802, d. 4 February 1854
Congress of Vienna.
United Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Battle of Waterloo.
Belgian Revolution.
Leopold I of Belgium (reign).
Vital E. L. DeBacker b. 28 November 1835, d. 2 January 1918
August V. F. J. DeBacker b. 12 August 1863, d. 23 June 1921
French Revolution
DeBacker Family
Rulers of Flanders
Major European Events
City of Ronse
Van Coppenholle Line