Famous People Born In Ghent

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 1 
Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor
(Former Holy Roman Emperor)
Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor
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Birthdate: February 24, 1500
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: September 21, 1558
 2 
Bradley Wiggins
(Track cyclist, Sport cyclist)
Bradley Wiggins
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 3 
John of Gaunt
(British Royal Prince, Military Leader and Duke of Lancaster)
John of Gaunt
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 6, 1340
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 3, 1399
 4 
Charlotte de Witte
(Disc jockey)
Charlotte de Witte
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
 5 
Xavier Henry
(Basketball player)
Xavier Henry
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 15, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
 6 
Victor Horta
(Architect)
Victor Horta
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: January 6, 1861
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: September 8, 1947
 7 
Adolphe Quetelet
(Belgian Astronomer and Mathematician Who Introduced Statistics in Social Sciences)
Adolphe Quetelet
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 22, 1796
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 17, 1874
 8 
Helmut Lotti
(Belgian Tenor and Singer-Songwriter)
Helmut Lotti
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 22, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 9 
Jacques Rogge
(8th President of the International Olympic Committee)
Jacques Rogge
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 2, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: August 29, 2021
 10 
Maurice Maeterlinck
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 29, 1862
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: May 6, 1949
 11 
Bjorg Lambrecht
(Belgian Cyclist Who Died in an Accident during the 2019 'Tour de Pologne')
Bjorg Lambrecht
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 5, 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 12 
Benito Raman
(Belgian Football Forward)
Benito Raman
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 7, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 13 
Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe
(Belgian Football Midfielder)
Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 14 
Wouter Weylandt
(Belgian Professional Cyclist)
Wouter Weylandt
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: May 9, 2011
 15 
Hugo van der Goes
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Birthdate: 1440 AD
Died: 1482 AD
 16 
Pierre Louÿs
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 10, 1870
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: June 6, 1925
 17 
Trixie Whitley
(American Multi-Instrumentalist and Rock Singer Known for Being a Member of the Collaborative Group 'Black Dub')
Trixie Whitley
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
 18 
George Sarton
(Chemist)
George Sarton
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 31, 1884
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 22, 1956
 19 
Théo Van Rysselberghe
(Belgian Neo-Impressionist Painter)
Théo Van Rysselberghe
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Birthdate: November 23, 1862
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 13, 1926
 20 
Jacob van Artevelde
(Flemish Statesman and Political Leader)
Jacob van Artevelde
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1290 AD
Died: July 24, 1345
 21 
Alexander Agricola
(Franco-Flemish Composer)
Alexander Agricola
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1446 AD
Died: August 15, 1506
 22 
Henry of Ghent
(Philosopher)
Henry of Ghent
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Birthdate: 1217 AD
Died: June 29, 1293
 23 
Jean Ray
(Author)
Jean Ray
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 8, 1887
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 17, 1964
 24 
Suzanne Lilar
(Flemish Belgian Novelist, Essayist, and Playwright)
Suzanne Lilar
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 21, 1901
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: December 11, 1992
 25 
Corneille Heymans
(Physiologist)
Corneille Heymans
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: March 28, 1892
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 18, 1968
 26 
Walter Godefroot
(Retired Belgian Cyclist Who Was a Classic Cycle Racing Specialist)
Walter Godefroot
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 2, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
 27 
Gerard Mortier
(Belgian Opera Director and Administrator)
Gerard Mortier
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 25, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: March 8, 2014
Charles Van Lerberghe
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 21, 1861
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 26, 1907
 29 
Pedro de Gante
(Missionary)
Pedro de Gante
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1480 AD
Died: April 19, 1572
Karel van de Woestijne
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 10, 1878
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: August 24, 1929
 31 
Charles John Seghers
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 26, 1839
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: November 28, 1886
 32 
Daniel Heinsius
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 9, 1580
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: February 25, 1655
 33 
Jan van Hembyse
(Politician)
Jan van Hembyse
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 9, 1513
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: August 8, 1584