Better known by his pseudonym, Hergé, Belgian cartoonist Georges Prosper Remi was the man behind Tintin, a cartoon series that several generations of kids and young adults have grown up reading. He was a self-taught artist and wrote Destination Moon, featuring Tintin, 15 years before Neil Armstrong’s feat.
Starting her career as a freelance film reporter, Axelle Carolyn later also penned the book Horror Movies in the New Millennium. After a brief stint as an actor in movies such as Centurion, she focused on direction and created many successful horror movies, such as Tales of Halloween.
Morris was a Belgian cartoonist and illustrator who created a popular comic series titled Lucky Luke, which remained a bestselling series for over five decades. The comic series was also translated into 23 languages. Morris is often ranked amongst the Greatest Belgians of all time.
Koen Wauters is a Flemish singer, TV presenter, and occasional race car driver and actor. He is best known for his association with the popular pop group Clouseau. Koen and his brother Kris are credited with making Clouseau the most famous band in Flanders. As a race car driver, Koen Wauters has competed in the Dakar Rally on 11 occasions.
Felix Timmermans was a Belgian author whose works earned him three nominations for the prestigious Nobel Prize in Literature over the course of his illustrious career. A versatile writer, Timmermans wrote plays, religious works, historical novels, and poems. He was also a drawer and painter. Felix Timmermans is also one of the most translated authors from Flanders.