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, Du. Leuven, city (1991 pop. 85,018), Flemish Brabant prov., central Belgium, on the Dijle River. It is a commercial, industrial, and cultural center, as well as a rail junction. Mentioned in the 9th cent.
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He was later denied entry into Lovanium University in Leopoldville, because only single students were admitted, and he was married.
The Centre for Nuclear Research (or the Centre de Recherches Nucleaires de Kinshasa) was established by the Americans at the University of Lovanium (now University of Kinshasa) and entrusted to Luc Gillon, a Belgian Scheut missionary, as a thank-you to Belgium for having supplied the Hiroshima uranium to the Americans.