Famous People From Belgium
Eden HazardEden Hazard
(Footballer)

07 January 1991

Jean-Claude Van DammeJean-Claude Van Damme
(Martial Artist & Actor)

18 October 1960

Romelu LukakuRomelu Lukaku
(Football Player)

13 May 1993

Johnny GaleckiJohnny Galecki
(Actor)

30 April 1975

Kevin De Bruyne Kevin De Bruyne
(Footballer)

28 June 1991

Tony ParkerTony Parker
(Basketball Player)

17 May 1982

Leopold II of BelgiumLeopold II of Belgium
(Founder of Congo Free State)

09 April 1835

Charles MartelCharles Martel
(Military Leader)

0686 AD

GotyeGotye
(Singer)

21 May 1980

StromaeStromae
(Rapper)

12 March 1985

Peter Paul RubensPeter Paul Rubens
(Painter & Printmaker)

28 June 1577

Giacomo PucciniGiacomo Puccini
(Composer)

22 December 1858

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Jacques BrelJacques Brel
(Singer and Actor)

08 April 1929

Philip I of CastilePhilip I of Castile
(King of Castile)

22 July 1478

Georges LemaîtreGeorges Lemaître
(Scientist & Priest)

17 July 1894

HergeHergé
(Cartoonist (Creator of Tintin))

22 May 1907

Andreas VesaliusAndreas Vesalius
(Founding Father of the Modern Human Anatomy)

31 December 1514

Eddy MerckxEddy Merckx
(Cyclist)

17 June 1945

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Anthony van DyckAnthony van Dyck
(Painter)

22 March 1599

Michel QissiMichel Qissi
(Actor, Director)

12 September 1962

Adolphe SaxAdolphe Sax
(Inventor of Saxophone)

06 November 1814

Gerardus Mercator Gerardus Mercator
(Cartographer)

05 March 1512

Plastic BertrandPlastic Bertrand
(Musician)

24 February 1954

Leo BaekelandLeo Baekeland
(Chemist & Inventor)

14 November 1863

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Ilya PrigogineIlya Prigogine
(Physical Chemist)

25 January 1917

Johannes OckeghemJohannes Ockeghem
(Music Composer, Choirmaster, Singer)

1410 AD

Christian de DuveChristian de Duve
(Biochemist)

02 October 1917

Rene MagritteRene Magritte

21 November 1898

Henri La FontaineHenri La Fontaine
(Socialist, Senator, and Nobel Peace Prize Winner)

22 April 1854

Adrian WillaertAdrian Willaert
(Music Composer, Teacher, Founder of the Venetian school)

1490 AD

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Jules BordetJules Bordet
(Microbiologist and Immunologist)

13 June 1870

Albert ClaudeAlbert Claude
(Cell Biologist)

24 August 1899

Dominique PireDominique Pire
(Cleric, Educator)

10 February 1910

Orlando LassusOrlando Lassus
(Composer)

1532 AD

Marouane FellainiMarouane Fellaini
(Association football player)

22 November 1987

Thibaut CourtoisThibaut Courtois
(Footballer)

11 May 1992

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Michy BatshuayiMichy Batshuayi
(Association football player)

02 October 1993

Matthias SchoenaertsMatthias Schoenaerts
(Actor)

08 December 1977

Youri TielemansYouri Tielemans
(Association football player)

07 May 1997

Vincent KompanyVincent Kompany
(Footballer)

10 April 1986

Toby AlderweireldToby Alderweireld
(Association football player)

02 March 1989

Jan VertonghenJan Vertonghen
(Association football player)

24 April 1987

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Leopold I of BelgiumLeopold I of Belgium
(Politician, Military personnel)

16 December 1790

Divock OrigiDivock Origi
(Association football player)

18 April 1995

Guy VerhofstadtGuy Verhofstadt
(Politician)

11 April 1953

Marc DutrouxMarc Dutroux
(Criminal, Electrician, Serial killer)

06 November 1956

Adnan JanuzajAdnan Januzaj
(Association football player)

05 February 1995

Thomas VermaelenThomas Vermaelen
(Association football player)

14 November 1985

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Radja NainggolanRadja Nainggolan
(Association football player)

04 May 1988

Dries MertensDries Mertens
(Association football player)

06 May 1987

Axel WitselAxel Witsel
(Association football player)

12 January 1989

Leopold III of BelgiumLeopold III of Belgium
(King)

03 November 1901

Jan van EyckJan van Eyck
(Painter)

1395 AD

Albert II of BelgiumAlbert II of Belgium
(Politician)

06 June 1934

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Jean-Philippe SusilovicJean-Philippe Susilovic
(Television personality)

1975 AD

Albert I of BelgiumAlbert I of Belgium
(Mountaineer, Military personnel)

08 April 1875

Baudouin of BelgiumBaudouin of Belgium

07 September 1930

Simon MignoletSimon Mignolet
(Association football player)

06 March 1988

Godfrey of BouillonGodfrey of Bouillon
(Ruler)

18 September 1060

William III of the NetherlandsWilliam III of the Netherlands
(Politician, Judge)

19 February 1817

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Nacer ChadliNacer Chadli
(Association football player)

02 August 1989

Kevin MirallasKevin Mirallas
(Association football player)

05 October 1987

Bradley WigginsBradley Wiggins
(Track cyclist, Sport cyclist)

28 April 1980

Georges SimenonGeorges Simenon
(Writer, Novelist, Journalist)

13 February 1903

Patrick BauchauPatrick Bauchau
(Actor, Screenwriter)

06 December 1938

Herman Van RompuyHerman Van Rompuy
(Politician, Economist)

31 October 1947

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Charles MichelCharles Michel
(Politician, Lawyer)

21 December 1975

Ritchie De LaetRitchie De Laet
(Association football player)

28 November 1988

Elio Di RupoElio Di Rupo
(Chemist, Politician)

18 July 1951

Dedryck BoyataDedryck Boyata
(Association football player)

28 November 1990

Luca BrecelLuca Brecel
(Snooker player)

08 March 1995

Jacky IckxJacky Ickx
(Formula One driver, Rally driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver)

01 January 1945

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Léon DegrelleLéon Degrelle
(Politician, Journalist)

15 June 1906

Cheikhou KouyatéCheikhou Kouyaté
(Footballer)

21 December 1989

Laurent CimanLaurent Ciman
(Association football player)

05 August 1985

Salvatore AdamoSalvatore Adamo
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer)

01 November 1943

PeyoPeyo
(Comics artist, Screenwriter, Cartoonist)

25 June 1928

Godfried DanneelsGodfried Danneels
(Theologian, University teacher, Catholic priest)

04 June 1933

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Jan Brueghel the ElderJan Brueghel the Elder
(Painter)

1568 AD

Prince Gabriel of BelgiumPrince Gabriel of Belgium

20 August 2003

Toots ThielemansToots Thielemans
(Composer, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist, Harmonicist, Film score composer)

29 April 1922