Famous People From Belgium
Eden HazardEden Hazard
07 January 1991
Footballer
Johnny GaleckiJohnny Galecki
30 April 1975
Actor

Jean-Claude Van DammeJean-Claude Van Damme
18 October 1960
Martial Artist & Actor

Leopold II of BelgiumLeopold II of Belgium
09 April 1835
Founder of Congo Free State

Tony ParkerTony Parker
17 May 1982
Basketball Player

Romelu LukakuRomelu Lukaku
13 May 1993
Football Player
Kevin De Bruyne Kevin De Bruyne
28 June 1991
Footballer

GotyeGotye
21 May 1980
Singer

Peter Paul RubensPeter Paul Rubens
28 June 1577
Painter & Printmaker

StromaeStromae
12 March 1985
Rapper
Charles MartelCharles Martel
0686 AD
Military Leader

Philip I of CastilePhilip I of Castile
22 July 1478
King of Castile
Giacomo PucciniGiacomo Puccini
22 December 1858
Composer

Georges LemaîtreGeorges Lemaître
17 July 1894
Scientist & Priest

Jacques BrelJacques Brel
08 April 1929
Singer and Actor
Eddy MerckxEddy Merckx
17 June 1945
Cyclist

Adolphe SaxAdolphe Sax
06 November 1814
Inventor of Saxophone
HergeHergé
22 May 1907
Cartoonist (Creator of Tintin)

Andreas VesaliusAndreas Vesalius
31 December 1514
Founding Father of the Modern Human Anatomy

Michel QissiMichel Qissi
12 September 1962
Actor, Director
Anthony van DyckAnthony van Dyck
22 March 1599
Painter

Gerardus Mercator Gerardus Mercator
05 March 1512
Cartographer
Plastic BertrandPlastic Bertrand
24 February 1954
Musician

Leo BaekelandLeo Baekeland
14 November 1863
Chemist & Inventor

Ilya PrigogineIlya Prigogine
25 January 1917
Physical Chemist

Johannes OckeghemJohannes Ockeghem
1410 AD
Music Composer, Choirmaster, Singer
Christian de DuveChristian de Duve
02 October 1917
Biochemist
Rene MagritteRene Magritte
21 November 1898
 

Henri La FontaineHenri La Fontaine
22 April 1854
Socialist, Senator, and Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Jules BordetJules Bordet
13 June 1870
Microbiologist and Immunologist

Adrian WillaertAdrian Willaert
1490 AD
Music Composer, Teacher, Founder of the Venetian
Albert ClaudeAlbert Claude
24 August 1899
Cell Biologist

Dominique PireDominique Pire
10 February 1910
Cleric, Educator

Orlando LassusOrlando Lassus
1532 AD
Composer

Vincent KompanyVincent Kompany
10 April 1986
Footballer

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Divock OrigiDivock Origi
18 April 1995
Association football player
Toby AlderweireldToby Alderweireld
02 March 1989
Association football player

Matthias SchoenaertsMatthias Schoenaerts
08 December 1977
Actor
Thibaut CourtoisThibaut Courtois
11 May 1992
Footballer

Jan VertonghenJan Vertonghen
24 April 1987
Association football player

Youri TielemansYouri Tielemans
07 May 1997
Association football player
Marouane FellainiMarouane Fellaini
22 November 1987
Association football player

Michy BatshuayiMichy Batshuayi
02 October 1993
Association football player
Guy VerhofstadtGuy Verhofstadt
11 April 1953
Politician

Thomas VermaelenThomas Vermaelen
14 November 1985
Association football player

Leopold I of BelgiumLeopold I of Belgium
16 December 1790
Politician, Military personnel

Albert II of BelgiumAlbert II of Belgium
06 June 1934
Politician

Marc WilmotsMarc Wilmots
22 February 1969
Association football player, Politician,
Radja NainggolanRadja Nainggolan
04 May 1988
Association football player

Simon MignoletSimon Mignolet
06 March 1988
Association football player

Leopold III of BelgiumLeopold III of Belgium
03 November 1901
King

Dries MertensDries Mertens
06 May 1987
Association football player
Adnan JanuzajAdnan Januzaj
05 February 1995
Association football player

Baudouin of BelgiumBaudouin of Belgium
07 September 1930
 
Marc DutrouxMarc Dutroux
06 November 1956
Criminal, Electrician, Serial killer

Albert I of BelgiumAlbert I of Belgium
08 April 1875
Mountaineer, Military personnel

Dennis PraetDennis Praet
14 May 1994
Association football player
Axel WitselAxel Witsel
12 January 1989
Association football player

Jan van EyckJan van Eyck
1395 AD
Painter
Bradley WigginsBradley Wiggins
28 April 1980
Track cyclist, Sport cyclist

Godfrey of BouillonGodfrey of Bouillon
18 September 1060
Ruler

Jean-Philippe SusilovicJean-Philippe Susilovic
1975 AD
Television personality
William III of the NetherlandsWilliam III of the Netherlands
19 February 1817
Politician, Judge

Charles MichelCharles Michel
21 December 1975
Politician, Lawyer
Nacer ChadliNacer Chadli
02 August 1989
Association football player

Patrick BauchauPatrick Bauchau
06 December 1938
Actor, Screenwriter

Jacky IckxJacky Ickx
01 January 1945
Formula One driver, Rally driver, Motorcycle

Kevin MirallasKevin Mirallas
05 October 1987
Association football player
Ritchie De LaetRitchie De Laet
28 November 1988
Association football player
Georges SimenonGeorges Simenon
13 February 1903
Writer, Novelist, Journalist

Dedryck BoyataDedryck Boyata
28 November 1990
Association football player

Elio Di RupoElio Di Rupo
18 July 1951
Chemist, Politician

Léon DegrelleLéon Degrelle
15 June 1906
Politician, Journalist
Herman Van RompuyHerman Van Rompuy
31 October 1947
Politician, Economist

Luca BrecelLuca Brecel
08 March 1995
Snooker player

Daniel Van BuytenDaniel Van Buyten
07 February 1978
Association football player

Prince Gabriel of BelgiumPrince Gabriel of Belgium
20 August 2003
 

Cheikhou KouyatéCheikhou Kouyaté
21 December 1989
Footballer
John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of LancasterJohn of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster
06 March 1340
Nobleman

Abraham OrteliusAbraham Ortelius
14 April 1527
Cartographer
PeyoPeyo
25 June 1928
Comics artist, Screenwriter, Cartoonist

Toots ThielemansToots Thielemans
29 April 1922
Composer, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist,

Maurice MaeterlinckMaurice Maeterlinck
29 August 1862
Writer, Poet, Philosopher, Essayist, Playwright,
Luc NilisLuc Nilis
25 May 1967
Association football player

Jan Brueghel the ElderJan Brueghel the Elder
1568 AD
Painter
Tom BoonenTom Boonen
15 October 1980
Sport cyclist

Orlande de LassusOrlande de Lassus
1532 AD
Composer

Steven DefourSteven Defour
15 April 1988
Association football player

Prince Emmanuel of BelgiumPrince Emmanuel of Belgium
04 October 2005
 
Enzo ScifoEnzo Scifo
19 February 1966
Association football player, Association football

James EnsorJames Ensor
13 April 1860
Painter, Printmaker
Salvatore AdamoSalvatore Adamo
01 November 1943
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer

Nabil DirarNabil Dirar
25 February 1986
Footballer

Pieter Brueghel the YoungerPieter Brueghel the Younger
1564 AD
Painter

Laurent CimanLaurent Ciman
05 August 1985
Association football player
Igor VetokeleIgor Vetokele
23 March 1992
Association football player