Famous Belgian Men

The Most Famous Belgian Men

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
StromaeMarch 12, 1985BelgianStromae is a Belgian musician, rapper, singer and songwriter
HergéMay 22, 1907BelgianGeorges Prosper Remi, better known by his pen name Herge, was a Belgian cartoonist and illustrator, who created the iconic Tintin comic strip
Eden HazardJanuary 7, 1991BelgianEden Hazard is a Belgian professional footballer
Adrian Willaert1490BelgianAdrian Willaert was a renowned Netherlandish composer of the Renaissance era and one of the most influential composers of the period
Kevin De BruyneJune 28, 1991BelgianKevin De Bruyne is a Belgian footballer who plays for the English Premier League team ‘Manchester City’ as well as the Belgian national team.
Johannes Ockeghem1410BelgianJohannes Ockeghem was a prized composer, choirmaster and singer in Europe during the early 15th century
Adolphe SaxNovember 6, 1814BelgianAdolphe Sax was the inventor of Saxophone
Eddy MerckxJune 17, 1945BelgianEddy Merckx is a former professional bicycle racer from Belgium
Leo BaekelandNovember 14, 1863Belgian, AmericanLeo Henricus Arthur Baekeland was a Belgian-American chemist well-known for his discovery of photographic paper Velox and polymeric plastic Bakelite.
Romelu LukakuMay 13, 1993BelgianRomelu Lukaku is a Belgian footballer
Ilya Prigogine

Ilya Prigogine

Ilya Prigogine was a Russian-born Belgian physical chemist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1977

BelgianJanuary 25, 1917128 views

Gerardus Mercator

Gerardus Mercator was a famous Flemish cartographer during the Renaissance period

BelgianMarch 5, 1512110 views

Dominique Pire

Dominique Pire was a Belgian cleric and educator known for his work in helping refugees in post-World War II Europe

BelgianFebruary 10, 1910122 views

Hergé

Georges Prosper Remi, better known by his pen name Herge, was a Belgian cartoonist and illustrator, who created the iconic Tintin comic strip

BelgianMay 22, 1907275 views

Eddy Merckx

Eddy Merckx is a former professional bicycle racer from Belgium

BelgianJune 17, 1945202 views

Plastic Bertrand

Plastic Bertrand is a musician, songwriter and a well-known television personality from Belgium

BelgianFebruary 24, 1954164 views

Leo Baekeland

Leo Henricus Arthur Baekeland was a Belgian-American chemist well-known for his discovery of photographic paper Velox and polymeric plastic Bakelite.

BelgianNovember 14, 1863194 views

Adolphe Sax

Adolphe Sax was the inventor of Saxophone

BelgianNovember 6, 1814205 views

Leopold II of Belgium

Leopold II was the second King of the Belgians and the founder and sole owner of the Congo Free State

BelgianApril 9, 1835102 views

Andreas Vesalius

Andreas Vesalius was a 16th century Flemish physician, widely referred to as the founding father of the modern human anatomy

BelgianDecember 31, 1514104 views