Keizer Karel

Objectives of the historical society Charles V of Ghent

A tribute to one of the greatest emperors that Earth has created.

On 18 November 1970, the Charles V Foundation was founded with the following objectives:

  • Promote the researches and the cultural and non-cultural historical events related to the period of the reign of Charles V;
  • Promote the creation, preservation and expansion of collections, objects and documents in connection with that period;
  • Contribute to the establishment of "Charles V. Cabinet";
  • Organize conferences, exhibitions, parades, performances and visits;
  • Publish a quarterly magazine "Die Chronycke" in which the century of Charles V is discussed in details;