Famous People From Belgium
Leopold II of BelgiumLeopold II of Belgium
09 April 1835
Founder of Congo Free State
Jean-Claude Van DammeJean-Claude Van Damme
18 October 1960
Martial Artist & Actor

Eden HazardEden Hazard
07 January 1991
Footballer

Johnny GaleckiJohnny Galecki
30 April 1975
Actor

Kevin De Bruyne Kevin De Bruyne
28 June 1991
Footballer

Romelu LukakuRomelu Lukaku
13 May 1993
Football Player
Tony ParkerTony Parker
17 May 1982
Basketball Player

GotyeGotye
21 May 1980
Singer

Leopold I of BelgiumLeopold I of Belgium
16 December 1790
King of Belgium
StromaeStromae
12 March 1985
Rapper

Peter Paul RubensPeter Paul Rubens
28 June 1577
Painter & Printmaker
Leopold III of BelgiumLeopold III of Belgium
03 November 1901
King of Belgium

Charles MartelCharles Martel
0686 AD
Military Leader

Albert I of BelgiumAlbert I of Belgium
08 April 1875
3rd Belgian King

Giacomo PucciniGiacomo Puccini
22 December 1858
Composer

Clovis IClovis I
0466 AD
King of the Salian Franks
Philip I of CastilePhilip I of Castile
22 July 1478
King of Castile

Eddy MerckxEddy Merckx
17 June 1945
Cyclist

Perkin WarbeckPerkin Warbeck
1474 AD
Pretender to English Throne

Father DamienFather Damien
03 January 1840
Saint
Georges LemaîtreGeorges Lemaître
17 July 1894
Scientist & Priest

Jacques BrelJacques Brel
08 April 1929
Singer and Actor
Michel QissiMichel Qissi
12 September 1962
Actor, Director

HergeHergé
22 May 1907
Cartoonist (Creator of Tintin)

Godfrey of BouillonGodfrey of Bouillon
18 September 1060
Ruler
Georges SimenonGeorges Simenon
13 February 1903
Novelist

Raf SimonsRaf Simons
12 January 1968
Fashion Designer
Gerardus Mercator Gerardus Mercator
05 March 1512
Cartographer

Anthony van DyckAnthony van Dyck
22 March 1599
Painter

Andreas VesaliusAndreas Vesalius
31 December 1514
Founding Father of the Modern Human Anatomy
Adolphe SaxAdolphe Sax
06 November 1814
Inventor of Saxophone

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

Jules BordetJules Bordet
13 June 1870
Microbiologist and Immunologist

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

Rene MagritteRene Magritte
21 November 1898
 
Dominique PireDominique Pire
10 February 1910
Cleric, Educator

Orlando LassusOrlando Lassus
1532 AD
Composer

Matthias SchoenaertsMatthias Schoenaerts
08 December 1977
Actor

Max VerstappenMax Verstappen
30 September 1997
Racing driver

Prince Charles Alexander of LorrainePrince Charles Alexander of Lorraine
12 December 1712
General
Thibaut CourtoisThibaut Courtois
11 May 1992
Footballer

Philippe of BelgiumPhilippe of Belgium
15 April 1960
King of Belgium
Marc DutrouxMarc Dutroux
06 November 1956
Criminal, Electrician, Serial killer

Divock OrigiDivock Origi
18 April 1995
Association football player

Vincent KompanyVincent Kompany
10 April 1986
Footballer
Dries MertensDries Mertens
06 May 1987
Association football player

Lance StrollLance Stroll
29 October 1998
Racing driver
Jan VertonghenJan Vertonghen
24 April 1987
Association football player

Adnan JanuzajAdnan Januzaj
05 February 1995
Association football player

Albert II of BelgiumAlbert II of Belgium
06 June 1934
Politician

Bradley WigginsBradley Wiggins
28 April 1980
Track cyclist, Sport cyclist

Marouane FellainiMarouane Fellaini
22 November 1987
Association football player
Baudouin of BelgiumBaudouin of Belgium
07 September 1930
King

Michy BatshuayiMichy Batshuayi
02 October 1993
Association football player

Radja NainggolanRadja Nainggolan
04 May 1988
Association football player

Axel WitselAxel Witsel
12 January 1989
Association football player
Jean-Philippe SusilovicJean-Philippe Susilovic
1975 AD
Television personality

Toby AlderweireldToby Alderweireld
02 March 1989
Association football player
Thomas VermaelenThomas Vermaelen
14 November 1985
Footballer

Charles MichelCharles Michel
21 December 1975
Politician, Lawyer

Elio Di RupoElio Di Rupo
18 July 1951
Politician
Youri TielemansYouri Tielemans
07 May 1997
Association football player

Stoffel VandoorneStoffel Vandoorne
26 March 1992
Racing driver
Patrick BauchauPatrick Bauchau
06 December 1938
Actor, Screenwriter

Peter PiotPeter Piot
17 February 1949
Microbiologist

Marc RichMarc Rich
18 December 1934
Business Person
Simon MignoletSimon Mignolet
06 March 1988
Association football player

Dedryck BoyataDedryck Boyata
28 November 1990
Association football player
Jacky IckxJacky Ickx
01 January 1945
Formula One driver, Rally driver, Motorcycle

Nacer ChadliNacer Chadli
02 August 1989
Association football player

Léon DegrelleLéon Degrelle
15 June 1906
Politician, Journalist

Martin MargielaMartin Margiela
09 April 1957
Fashion designer
Prince Gabriel of BelgiumPrince Gabriel of Belgium
20 August 2003
 
Kevin MirallasKevin Mirallas
05 October 1987
Association football player

Guy VerhofstadtGuy Verhofstadt
11 April 1953
Politician

MerovechMerovech
0411 AD
King of Salian Franks

Dennis PraetDennis Praet
14 May 1994
Association football player
Daniel Van BuytenDaniel Van Buyten
07 February 1978
Association football player

Cheikhou KouyatéCheikhou Kouyaté
21 December 1989
Footballer

Ritchie De LaetRitchie De Laet
28 November 1988
Association football player

Enzo ScifoEnzo Scifo
19 February 1966
Association football player, Association football

PeyoPeyo
25 June 1928
Comics artist, Screenwriter, Cartoonist
Benito RamanBenito Raman
07 November 1994
Association football player

Prince Emmanuel of BelgiumPrince Emmanuel of Belgium
04 October 2005
 
Abraham OrteliusAbraham Ortelius
14 April 1527
Cartographer

Eugène YsaÿeEugène Ysaÿe
16 July 1858
Violinist
Maurice MaeterlinckMaurice Maeterlinck
29 August 1862
Writer, Poet, Philosopher, Essayist, Playwright,
Toots ThielemansToots Thielemans
29 April 1922
Composer, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist,