Famous People Born In Brussels

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 1 
Leopold II of Belgium
(Former King of the Belgians (1865 - 1909))
Leopold II of Belgium
21
Birthdate: April 9, 1835
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: December 17, 1909
 2 
Agnes Varda
(Filmmaker and Pioneer of French New Wave Film Movement of the 1950s and 1960s)
Agnes Varda
0
Birthdate: May 30, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: March 29, 2019
 3 
Stella Maxwell
(Fashion Model and Former Victoria's Secret Angel)
Stella Maxwell
22
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 15, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 4 
Adnan Januzaj
(Belgian Footballer Who Plays as a Winger)
Adnan Januzaj
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 5, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 5 
Claude Lévi-Strauss
(Anthropologist)
Claude Lévi-Strauss
2
Birthdate: November 28, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 30, 2009
 6 
Andreas Vesalius
(Founding Father of the Modern Human Anatomy)
Andreas Vesalius
4
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: December 31, 1514
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: October 15, 1564
 7 
Michy Batshuayi
(Belgian Football Striker)
Michy Batshuayi
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 2, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 8 
Albert I of Belgium
(Former King of the Belgians (1909 - 1934))
Albert I of Belgium
6
Birthdate: April 8, 1875
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 17, 1934
 9 
Brian Molko
(Singer, Actor)
Brian Molko
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 10, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 10 
Diane von Fürstenberg
(Fashion designer)
Diane von Fürstenberg
4
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 31, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 11 
Joseph Plateau
(Belgian Physicist & Mathematician - One of the First People to Demonstrate the Illusion of a Moving Image)
Joseph Plateau
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 14, 1801
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 15, 1883
 12 
Jacky Ickx
(Belgian Retired Racing Driver)
Jacky Ickx
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 1, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 13 
Mary of Burgundy
(Former Duchess of Burgundy (1477 - 1482))
Mary of Burgundy
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 13, 1457
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: March 27, 1482
Princess Delphine of Belgium
2
Birthdate: February 22, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
 15 
Baudouin of Belgium
(King of the Belgians (1951 - 1993))
Baudouin of Belgium
1
Birthdate: September 7, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: July 31, 1993
 16 
Chantal Akerman
(Belgian Film Director Best Known for Her Art-House Film 'Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles')
Chantal Akerman
2
Birthdate: June 6, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: October 5, 2015
 17 
Carlota of Mexico
(Empress Consort of Mexico (1864 - 1867))
Carlota of Mexico
3
Birthdate: June 7, 1840
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 19, 1927
 18 
Toots Thielemans
(Jazz Musician)
Toots Thielemans
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 29, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: August 22, 2016
 19 
The Singing Nun
(Singer-songwriter)
The Singing Nun
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 17, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 29, 1985
 20 
Patrick Bauchau
(Actor best known for his role as Scarpine in the 1985 James Bond movie, A View to a Kill)
Patrick Bauchau
1
Birthdate: December 6, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 21 
Plastic Bertrand
(Belgian Musician Best Known for His 1977 International Hit Single ‘Ça plane pour moi’)
Plastic Bertrand
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 24, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor
0
Birthdate: August 6, 1697
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: January 20, 1745
Louis, Prince Napoleon
0
Birthdate: January 23, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 3, 1997
 24 
Marguerite Yourcenar
(French Novelist, Essayist and First Woman Elected to the 'Académie Française')
Marguerite Yourcenar
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 8, 1903
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: December 17, 1987
 25 
Jacques Piccard
(Engineer)
Jacques Piccard
1
Birthdate: July 28, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 1, 2008
Prince Gabriel of Belgium
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 20, 2003
Sun Sign: Leo
 27 
Nafissatou Thiam
(Belgian Athlete Who Specializes in Multi-Event Competition)
Nafissatou Thiam
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 19, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 28 
Jonas Bloquet
1
Birthdate: July 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 29 
Princess Stéphanie of Belgium
(Crown Princess of Austria, Hungary and Bohemia)
Princess Stéphanie of Belgium
0
Birthdate: May 21, 1864
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: August 23, 1945
 30 
Tarec Saffiedine
(Former Belgian Mixed Martial Artist )
Tarec Saffiedine
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 6, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 31 
Céline Buckens
1
Birthdate: August 9, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
 32 
Albert II of Belgium
(King of the Belgians (1993 - 2013))
Albert II of Belgium
2
Birthdate: June 6, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
 33 
Leopold III of Belgium
(King of Belgium (1934-51))
Leopold III of Belgium
5
Birthdate: November 3, 1901
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: September 25, 1983
 34 
Philippe of Belgium
(King of the Belgians)
Philippe of Belgium
3
Birthdate: April 15, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
 35 
Victor Polster
2
Birthdate: 2002 AD
Prince Emmanuel of Belgium
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 4, 2005
Sun Sign: Libra
 37 
Jean-Philippe Susilovic
(Belgian Television Personality and Restaurant Director)
Jean-Philippe Susilovic
1
Birthdate: November 26, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 38 
Ralph Miliband
(Former Sociologist who published The State in Capitalist Society in 1969)
Ralph Miliband
0
Birthdate: January 7, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: May 21, 1994
 39 
Olivia Vinall
(Actress)
Olivia Vinall
0
 40 
Liz Claiborne
(Fashion designer, Businessperson)
Liz Claiborne
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 31, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: June 26, 2007
 41 
Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy
(Governor of the Habsburg Netherlands (1507 - 1530))
Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 10, 1480
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: December 1, 1530
 42 
Alex van der Zwaan
(Attorney who pleaded guilty to one count of making a false statement to investigators while answering questions about Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections)
Alex van der Zwaan
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
 43 
Salah Abdeslam
(French Terrorist Who Carried Out 'The November 2015 Paris Attacks')
Salah Abdeslam
3
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 15, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
 44 
Blanche
(Singer)
Blanche
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 10, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
 45 
Anthony Vaccarello
(Fashion designer and currently creative director at Saint Laurent)
Anthony Vaccarello
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: January 18, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 46 
Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders
(Belgian Noble and Son of King Leopold I of Belgium)
Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders
1
Birthdate: March 24, 1837
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 17, 1905
 47 
Jan Brueghel the Elder
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Birthdate: 1568 AD
Died: January 13, 1625
 48 
Jérémie Renier
(Actor whose film debut was in the critically praised La Promesse (1996), directed by the Dardenne brothers)
Jérémie Renier
0
Birthdate: January 6, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 49 
Lubna Azabal
(Actress)
Lubna Azabal
0
Birthdate: August 15, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
 50 
Prince Laurent of Belgium
(The Youngest Son of King Albert II)
Prince Laurent of Belgium
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Birthdate: October 19, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra