Théodore Hauben was born in Mechelen-aan-de-Maas in 1835, and died in 1921. This man rose from being a shy village boy to becoming a successful professor at the University of Brussels. In the 19th century, he was one of the most well-known doctors in Belgium. Dr. Hauben raised the level of medicine in our country.
This artwork was created by Benjamin Miermans, and was unveiled on Saturday 22 October. This work can be viewed in the front garden of the youth centre ’t Alibi.
In 2021, precisely 100 years after his death, Marco Mariotti published a book about Dr. Hauben. This book is for sale on the website Ooit aan de Maas.