Famous People Born In Ghent

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 1 Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor
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Famous As: Former Holy Roman Emperor
Birthdate: February 24, 1500
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: September 21, 1558

 2 John of Gaunt

John of Gaunt
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Nobleman
Birthdate: March 6, 1340
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 3, 1399

 3 Bradley Wiggins

Bradley Wiggins
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Track cyclist, Sport cyclist
Birthdate: April 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 4 Xavier Henry

Xavier Henry
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 15, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces

 5 Charlotte de Witte

Charlotte de Witte
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Disc jockey
Birthdate: July 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer

 6 Victor Horta

Victor Horta
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: January 6, 1861
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: September 8, 1947

 7 Helmut Lotti

Helmut Lotti
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 22, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 8 Bjorg Lambrecht

Bjorg Lambrecht
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Cyclist
Birthdate: April 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 5, 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 9 Adolphe Quetelet

Adolphe Quetelet
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Belgian astronomer
Birthdate: February 22, 1796
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 17, 1874

 10 Jacques Rogge

Jacques Rogge
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: 8th President of the International Olympic
Birthdate: May 2, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: August 29, 2021

 11 Maurice Maeterlinck

Maurice Maeterlinck
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: August 29, 1862
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: May 6, 1949

 12 Benito Raman

Benito Raman
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer forward
Birthdate: November 7, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 13 Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe

Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: February 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 14 Hugo van der Goes

Hugo van der Goes
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 1440 AD
Died: 1482 AD

 15 Wouter Weylandt

Wouter Weylandt
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former cyclist for UCI ProTeam Quick-Step–Davitamon and later for Leopard Trek
Birthdate: September 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: May 9, 2011

 16 Pierre Louÿs

Pierre Louÿs
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 10, 1870
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: June 6, 1925

 17 Trixie Whitley

Trixie Whitley
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Multi-instrumentalist
Birthdate: June 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer

 18 George Sarton

George Sarton
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: August 31, 1884
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 22, 1956

 19 Théo Van Rysselberghe

Théo Van Rysselberghe
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 23, 1862
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 14, 1926

 20 Jacob van Artevelde

Jacob van Artevelde
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Leader
Birthdate: 1290 AD
Died: July 24, 1345

 21 Henry of Ghent

Henry of Ghent
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 1217 AD
Died: June 29, 1293

 22 Corneille Heymans

Corneille Heymans
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physiologist
Birthdate: March 28, 1892
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 18, 1968

 23 Suzanne Lilar

Suzanne Lilar
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: May 21, 1901
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: December 11, 1992

 24 Jean Ray

Jean Ray
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: July 8, 1887
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 17, 1964

 25 Walter Godefroot

Walter Godefroot
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Sport cyclist
Birthdate: July 2, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer

 26 Gerard Mortier

Gerard Mortier
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Famous As: Opera director
Birthdate: November 25, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: March 8, 2014

 27 Charles Van Lerberghe

Charles Van Lerberghe
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 21, 1861
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 26, 1907

 28 Pedro de Gante

Pedro de Gante
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Missionary
Birthdate: 1480 AD
Died: April 19, 1572

 29 Karel van de Woestijne

Karel van de Woestijne
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 10, 1878
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: August 24, 1929

 30 Daniel Heinsius

Daniel Heinsius
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Scholar
Birthdate: June 9, 1580
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: February 25, 1655

 31 Charles John Seghers

Charles John Seghers
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Clergyman
Birthdate: December 26, 1839
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: November 28, 1886

 32 Jan van Hembyse

Jan van Hembyse
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 9, 1513
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: August 8, 1584