Famous Belgian Media Personalities

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Hergé
(Cartoonist (Creator of Tintin))
Hergé
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Birthdate: May 22, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Etterbeek, Belgium
Died: March 3, 1983

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.

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Jean-Philippe Susilovic
(Television personality)
Jean-Philippe Susilovic
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Birthdate: November 26, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
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Annik Honoré
(Journalist)
Annik Honoré
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Birthdate: October 12, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mons, Belgium
Died: July 3, 2014
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Sjokz
(Television presenter)
Sjokz
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Birthdate: June 16, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bruges, Belgium
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Paul de Man
(Philosopher, University teacher, Literary critic, Journalist)
Paul de Man
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Birthdate: December 6, 1919
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Antwerp
Died: December 21, 1983
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Philip Coppens
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Birthdate: January 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
Died: December 30, 2012
Princess Marie-Esmeralda of Belgium
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Birthdate: September 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stuyvenberg Castle, Laeken, Brussels, Belgium
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Koenraad Elst
(Columnist, Anthropologist, Journalist, Writer)
Koenraad Elst
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Birthdate: August 7, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leuven
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Karen Minier
(Television presenter)
Karen Minier
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Birthdate: March 22, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Charleroi, Belgium
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Henri Michaux
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Birthdate: May 24, 1899
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Namur, Belgium
Died: October 19, 1984
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Axelle Carolyn
(Filmmaker)
Axelle Carolyn
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Birthdate: April 3, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium

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.

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Christine Ockrent
(Journalist)
Christine Ockrent
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Birthdate: April 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
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Morris
(Cartoonist)
Morris
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Birthdate: December 1, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kortrijk, Belgium
Died: July 16, 2001

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. 

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Koen Wauters
(Singer-songwriter)
Koen Wauters
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Birthdate: September 17, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Halle, Belgium

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.

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Suzanne Lilar
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Birthdate: May 21, 1901
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ghent, Belgium
Died: December 11, 1992
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Felix Timmermans
(Translator)
Felix Timmermans
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Birthdate: July 5, 1886
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lier, Belgium
Died: January 24, 1947

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.    

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Camille Lemonnier
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Birthdate: March 24, 1844
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ixelles, Belgium
Died: June 13, 1913
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René Kalisky
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Birthdate: July 20, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: May 6, 1981