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Belgian - Historical Events
Date Event
1814-08-01

Belgian King Willem I accepts blame in Southern defeat

1830-08-25

Belgium revolts against Netherlands and begins the Belgian Revolution

1830-10-26

Belgian rebels occupy Antwerp

1831-08-08

Battle of Hasselt - Dutch army drives out Belgian Army

1834-05-01

Belgian parliament accepts railway laws

1846-06-14

Belgian Liberal Party forms

1876-09-26

1st Belgian parachute jump (Glorieux)

1882-09-12

Belgian King Leopold II receives Pierre de Brazza

1884-04-10

US Senate accepts Belgian administration of Congo

1892-11-23

Battle of Lomani Congo: Belgian unit beats Arabs, 1000-3000 killed

1894-04-12

British & Belgian secret accord on dividing Central-Africa

1897-10-15

King Leopold II takes Belgian crown

1902-04-08

Growing unrest in Belgian society as people demand better education, better work and living conditions, the right to strike and universal male suffrage, culminate in a demonstration organised by Socialists. In the rioting that ensues, many Belgians are killed

1903-06-29

British government protests against abuses in Belgian Congo

1903-09-19

King Leopold II denies Belgian cruelty in Congo

1903-12-12

Roger Casement completes report about abuses in Belgian Congo

1906-04-19

Belgian naval education ship Comte The Stain de Naeyer sets sail

1906-06-03

Belgian King Leopold II claims Congo as his private possession

1906-10-28

Belgian-British "Union Minière du Haut Katanga" mining company created in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo

1906-12-09

NY American reports Belgian King Leopold II bribed US Senate commission on the Congo

1907-05-02

Belgium Jules baron de Trooz forms Belgian government

1908-08-20

Congo Free State becomes Belgian Congo

1910-04-27

Belgian parliament rejects socialist motion for general voting rights

1911-01-01

Belgian Mining law introduces 9½ hour work day

1913-07-27

Belgian Philippe Thys wins Tour de France

1914-01-26

Vatican puts Belgian Nobel winner Maeterlinck's works in their index

1914-08-02

Belgian government receives German ultimatum

1914-08-04

WWI: German army shoots Belgian priests and burns down village of Battice

1914-08-04

WWI: King Albert I becomes Supreme Commander of Belgian army after German declaration of war

1914-08-10

At Liege, German 12"/16.5" guns reach Belgian boundary

1914-08-16

German army occupies last fort at Liege, Belgian general Leman caught

1914-08-18

-20] Belgian army withdraws to Antwerp

1914-08-20

German army captured Brussels as the Belgian army retreated to Antwerp

1914-08-24

Battle at Bergen: Germans defeat Belgian/British troops

1914-08-25

-26] Belgian offensive at Antwerp

1914-09-09

-12] Belgian offensive from Antwerp

1914-10-13

Belgian regime forms at St Adresse at Le Havre

1914-12-03

Dutch army opens fire on interned Belgian soldiers: 8 killed

1916-04-20

German-British sea battle off Belgian coast

1916-05-06

Belgian troop march into Kigali, German East-Africa

1916-09-19

Belgian troops conquer Tabora, German East Africa

1917-02-04

Belgian Council of Flanders established

1919-03-30

Belgian Army occupies Dusseldorf

1921-05-17

Belgian and Luxembourg sign customs union

1922-05-07

Belgian soccer team defeats Netherlands: 1-2

1922-11-16

Pope Pius XI calls on Belgian people to unite

1922-12-22

Belgian parliament rejects Dutch university in Ghent

1923-01-11

French & Belgian troops occupy Ruhr to collect reparations

1923-01-17

Belgian Working people Party protest against occupied Ruhrgebied

1923-03-20

Belgian Senate rejects Dutch University in Ghent

1923-05-07

Mine strike at Belgian Borinage railroad

1923-07-31

Belgian Chamber discusses bilinguality at Ghent University

1924-11-30

Last French/Belgian troops leave Ruhrgebied

1925-02-02

Belgian episcopacy rejects liberalism, communism & socialism

1925-02-12

E Thieffry departs with Handley Page for the Belgian Congo

1925-04-05

Belgian Workers Party wins parliamentary election

1925-08-18

Belgian & US sign treaty about war debts

1925-08-25

Last Belgian troops vacate Duisburg

1925-10-11

Belgian episcopelian sspeaks against Flemish activism

1926-01-21

Belgian parliament accepts Locarno treaties

1926-01-22

Belgian chief of staff Gen Maglinse quits

1926-03-10

Run on Belgian banks

1926-05-20

Belgian government of Jaspar takes power

1926-07-16

Jaspar government asks authority to save Belgian franc

1926-07-23

Belgian NMBS/SNCFB forms

1926-09-22

Belgian crown prince Leopold & Swedish princess Astrid get engaged

1926-09-30

German/French/Belgian/Luxembourg steel cartel closes

1927-02-08

Belgian-Swiss treaty signed

1927-03-24

Dutch 1st Chamber condemns Belgian & Netherland's Wielingen Treaty

1929-10-24

Belgian princess Marie-Jose & Italian crown prince Umberto get engaged, assassination attempt on Umberto fails

1929-11-25

Belgian government of Jaspar falls

1931-05-21

Belgian government of Jaspar falls

1932-07-14

Belgian Chamber rules Dutch language for education of Flanders

1932-09-09

Mine strikes at Belgian Borinage ended

1933-12-25

Belgian Working people's party accept Henry de Mans Plan of Labor

1934-11-20

New Belgian government of Theunis, Francqui & Gutt (3 bankers)

1936-06-13

2nd Belgian government of Van Zealand forms

1936-12-25

Belgian bishops condemn fascism & communism

1937-10-25

Belgian government of Zealand falls due to black money

1937-11-23

Emile Janson becomes Belgian premier

1938-11-21

-24] Belgian king Leopold III visits Netherlands

1939-01-13

Belgian premier signs Burgos-treaty for trade relations with Franco

1939-02-09

Belgian Spaak government falls

1939-02-21

Belgian government of Pierlot forms

1939-02-27

Belgian government of Pierlot falls

1939-04-18

Hubert Pierlot forms Belgian government

1940-11-19

Belgian King Leopold III visits Adolf Hitler

1943-08-19

Belgian church excommunicates nazi Leon Degrelle

1943-11-21

7 Belgian ministers in London criticise King Leopold III for surrendering to Germany

1944-02-10

Belgian resistance fighter and author Kamiel van Baelen arrested

1944-12-29

Belgian nazi Leon Degrelle at default to the death sentenced

1945-05-01

General Belgian Labor Union (ABVV) party forms

1946-03-14

Belgian government of Spaak forms

1946-03-20

Belgian government of Spaak resigns

1946-03-31

Belgian government of Acker forms

1946-04-01

Van Acker forms Belgian government (without CVP)

1946-04-13

Belgian premier Acker proclaims wage & price freeze over

1946-07-10

Belgian government of Acker resigns

1946-08-03

Belgian government of Huysmans forms

1946-12-23

Belgian Council of State forms

1947-03-12

Belgian government of Huysmans resigns

1947-03-19

Belgian government of Spaak forms

1948-05-05

Belgian government of Spaak resigns

1948-10-03

Columbia University reports discovery of uranium in Belgian Congo

1948-11-19

Belgian government of Spaak, forms

1948-11-26

Belgian government of Spaak resigns

1949-06-26

1st Belgian parliamentary election where women can vote (CVP gains)

1950-03-17

Belgian government of Eyskens resigns

1950-06-04

CVP wins Belgian parliamentary election

1950-06-08

Jean Duvieusart becomes Belgian premier

1950-08-15

Joseph Pholien becomes Belgian premier

1950-09-12

Belgian government dismisses all communist civil servants

1951-12-23

Last Belgian communities get electricity

1952-01-09

Belgian Pholien government resigns

1953-10-14

Belgian Convair crashes at Frankfurt, 44 die

1954-04-12

Belgian Van Houtte government resigns

1954-04-22

Achiel van Acker forms Belgian government

1957-07-07

Heavy storm ravages Belgian coast

1958-06-01

Belgian christian-democrats win parliamentary election

1958-11-04

Belgian government of Eyskens resigns

1959-01-13

King Boudouin promises Belgian Congo independence

1959-11-01

Patrice Lumumba arrested in Belgian Congo

1960-01-20

Patrice Lumumba sentenced to 6 months in Belgian Congo

1960-05-19

Belgian parliament requires rest day for self employed

1960-06-30

Zaire (formerly Belgian Congo) declares independence from Belgium

1960-10-14

Belgian sen Victor Leemans reveals huge gas field in Groningen

1961-02-15

Entire US figure skating team of 18, dies in Belgian Sabena 707 crash

1962-10-25

1st Belgian nuclear reactor begins operation

1963-07-25

Belgian Senate accept Law on language regulations

1963-09-23

Georgette Ciselet is 1st woman on Belgian Council of State

1964-10-24

Belgian paratroops liberate 1,000 white hostages in Stanleyville

1965-12-22

Belgian government shuts 6 coal mines

1966-01-31

Belgian state police kills 2 striking mine workers

1967-07-05

Congo uprising under Belgian mercenary Jean Schramme

1967-08-14

Belgian embassy in Kinshasa, Congo, plundered

1968-04-19

Belgian construction workers strike

1970-01-05

23,000 Belgian mine workers strike

1970-02-10

Dry powder avalanche moving at 120 mph smashes into youth hostel killing 40 Belgian, French, & German youths (Val d'Isere, France)

1972-01-21

Belgian government of Eyskens-Cools forms

1973-02-18

Belgian Emiel Puttemans runs 3000m indoor record 7:39.2

1978-01-23

Belgian industrial Haron Empain kidnapped in Paris

1978-03-07

Belgian baron Charles Bracht kidnapped

1978-06-15

Belgian government resigns

1980-08-09

Belgian constitution revised

1981-07-30

Belgian Senate accept laws against racism

1987-09-21

3 Belgian minesweepers depart to Persians Gulf

1989-01-14

Former Belgian premier Paul Vanden Boeynants kidnapped

1989-02-13

Kidnapped Belgian Premier Vanden Boeynants freed

1992-05-12

1st Belgian woman (Ingrid Baeyens) to ascend Mount Everest

1993-03-23

Belgian government of Dehaene, resigns

1996-07-15

A Belgian Air Force C-130 Hercules carrying the Royal Netherlands Army marching band crashes on landing at Eindhoven Airport.

1997-08-28

Belgian amusement park riders were stuck upside down for 90 minutes

1999-03-24

Mont Blanc Tunnel Fire: 39 people die when a Belgian transport truck carrying flour and margarine caught fire in the Mont Blanc Tunnel.

2004-03-03

Belgian brewer Interbrew and Brazilian rival AmBev agreed to merge in a $11.2 billion deal that formed InBev, the world's largest brewer.

2016-03-19

Belgian minister says of Paris suspect Abdeslam 'we got him'

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Belgian - Notable Birthdays

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Belgian - Birthdays
Date Event
1574-01-23

Lucas I Franchoys, Belgian painter

1597-03-01

Jean-Charles de la Faille, Belgian mathematician (d. 1652)

1612-06-23

André Tacquet, Belgian mathematician (d. 1660)

1660-02-15

Frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans

1674-06-22

Eugene J P, Earl of Merode, Belgian marquis of Westerloo

1690-09-12

Peter Dens, Belgian Catholic theologian (d. 1775)

1710-04-14

Marie A C de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer

1722-07-22

Jean-Noel/Joannes Natalis Paquot, Belgian priest/historian

1734-01-17

Francois-Joseph Gossec, Belgian-French composer (Les Pêcheurs, Mirza)

1735-05-23

Charles Joseph, prince the Ligne, Belgian fieldmarshal/author

1768-08-27

Anne-Francois Mellinet, French/Belgian general (Maastricht)

1782-08-15

Henri MG earl the Merode, Belgian revolutionary (Souvenirs)

1790-04-30

John Cockerill, English/Belgian industrialist

1791-02-01

Charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder

1791-04-13

Félix PBOG earl de Merode, Belgian minister of War/Finance

1792-02-12

Ferdinand de Braekeleer, Belgian painter

1792-06-09

Frederic L G, Earl of Merode, Belgian revolutionary

1794-04-12

Germinal P Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (geometry)

1795-02-15

Charles Niellon, Belgian brigade general (10 day campaign)

1795-08-28

Joannes A Paredis, Belgian Bishop of Roermond

1796-02-29

[Lambert] Adolphe J Quetelet, Belgian astronomer/meteorology

1797-04-17

Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Tolbecque, Belgian composer/conductor

1800-03-12

Louis-Prosper Gachard, Belgian historian

1802-02-20

Charles-Auguste de Beriot, Belgian violinist/composer

1803-04-23

Jules J baron d'Anethan, Belgian minister of Justice

1804-04-23

Guillaume Nerenburger, Belgian general (Triangulatie of Belgium)

1804-07-04

Desire de Haerne, Belgian priest/Congressional leader

1806-01-05

Andre H C van Hasselt, Belgian poet (La Belgium)

1807-01-12

Jan T Beelen, Dutch/Belgian bible expert

1808-01-11

Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist

1809-02-15

André Dumont, Belgian geologist (d. 1857)

1810-07-11

Eugene L Simonis, Belgian sculptor

1812-03-10

Victor Tesch, Belgian lawyer/min of Justice

1813-08-21

Jean Stas, Belgian chemist (d. 1891)

1814-01-30

Jean-Baptist Capronnier, French/Belgian glass painter

1814-05-30

Eugène Charles Catalan, Belgian mathematician (d. 1894)

1816-07-11

French A Durlet, Belgian sculptor/architect

1817-04-13

Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian/archivist (Brussels)

1817-08-17

Joseph baron Kervyn de Lettenhove, Belgian Internal minister (1870-71)

1819-04-06

Johann A H Scheler, Belgian librarian

1820-03-25

Xavier F M G, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister to Pope (in Rome)

1822-03-29

Joseph Quinaux, Belgian painter

1822-11-07

Edouard Gregoir, Belgian composer

1822-12-10

César Franck, Belgian composer and organist (d. 1890)

1823-05-11

Alfred Stevens, Belgian painter

1826-04-04

Zénobe Gramme, Belgian engineer (d. 1901)

1826-12-03

Edmond van der Straeten, Belgian lawyer/musicologist

1828-07-31

Francois Auguste Gevaert, Belgian composer (Le diable au moulin)

1829-07-26

August Beernaert, Belgian premier (1884-94) (Nobel-1909)

1830-05-25

Jules de Geyter, Belgian poet (International)

1831-04-12

Constantin Meunier, Belgian painter/sculptor

1832-02-25

Theodorus J I Arnold, bibliographer (Bibliotheca Belgian)

1833-04-17

Jean-Baptiste Accolay, Belgian composer (d. 1900)

1835-01-13

Gustaaf Rolin-Jaequemyns, Belgian jurist/minister of the Interior

1835-02-27

Charles Cartuyvels, Belgian pulprit orator

1835-05-05

Leopold II, Belgian crown prince, baptized

1836-05-17

Virginie Loveling, Belgian writer and poet (d. 1923)

1836-07-09

Camille de Renesse, Belgian count (d. 1904)

1836-12-15

Edmond Picard, French/Belgian lawyer/writer (La forge Roussel)

1837-02-26

Charles Woeste, Belgian count/min of Justice

1837-12-18

A Adolf Daens, Belgian priest/Dutch party founder (CVP)

1841-04-07

Alfred Cogniaux, Belgian botanicus

1841-11-20

Victor D'Hondt, Belgian mathematician (d. 1901)

1842-02-22

Leon Vanderkindere, Belgian historian/mayor (Ukkel)

1842-03-07

Anne CAI van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist

1842-09-27

Alphonse Francois Renard, Belgian geologist (d. 1903)

1843-05-13

Count Paul J Smet de Naeyer, Belgian politician

1844-05-09

[Maria] Catharina Beersmans, Belgian actress (Bad Herders)

1844-06-21

Ernest F Cambier, Belgian colonial pioneer (1st railway Congo)

1845-08-09

Xavier Mellery, Belgian painter/illustrator

1845-11-18

John F Mellaerts, Flemish social worker (1st Belgian farm gilde)

1847-08-21

Arthur T Verhaegen, Belgian worker's union leader

1847-10-09

Andre Dumont, Belgian mine engineer (Limburg's coal basin)

1851-08-19

Frans Schollaert, Belgian premier (1908-11)

1851-11-21

Desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal

1852-08-31

Georges/Joris Helleputte, Belgian Catholic minister

1852-09-20

Edouard baron Empain, Belgian railway builder (Paris Metro)

1854-05-27

Georges Eekhoud, Belgian writer (Jeune Belgium)

1854-11-16

Jules van de Heuvel, Belgian lawyer/politician

1855-05-21

Emile A G Verhaeren, Belgian poet/writer (Les Flammes Hautes)

1855-10-16

Camille Looten, Belgian priest/literature historian

1856-07-06

Edward Anseele, Belgian minister of Rail/PTT

1857-08-18

Libert H. Boeynaems, Belgian Catholic prelate (d. 1926)

1858-01-27

Neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Dutch/French/Belgian painter's model/writer

1858-09-12

Fernand Khnopff, Belgian painter/sculptor

1858-10-19

George Albert Boulenger, Belgian naturalist (d. 1937)

1861-11-30

French Gailliard, Belgian painter (Zeustempel in Athens)

1862-03-17

Silvio Gesell, Belgian economist (d. 1930)

1862-05-05

Max Elskamp, Belgian author/poet (Lesson Joies Blondes, Maya)

1862-11-23

Theo van Rysselberghe, Belgian painter (pointillism)

1862-12-03

Jules Renkin, Belgian jurist/minister/premier (1931-32)

1862-12-16

Eugene Demolder, Belgian writer (Sous la robe)

1862-12-23

Henri Pirenne, Belgian historian (History of Belgium)

1863-06-25

Emile Francqui, Belgian soldier (d. 1935)

1863-11-14

Leo H A Baekeland, Belgian/US chemist (bakelite)

1865-12-16

Victor Rousseau, Belgian sculptor

1866-01-25

Emile Vandervelde, President (1900—1918) of the International Socialist Bureau and Minister of 3 Belgian governments (d. 1938)

1866-02-24

Hubert Van Innis, Belgian archer (d. 1961)

1866-08-14

Charles Jean de la Vallée-Poussin, Belgian mathematician (d. 1962)

1867-04-25

Jean Demoor, Belgian physician/physiologist

1868-01-03

Franz V M Cumont, Belgian religious historian

1868-03-05

Prosper Poullet, Belgian viscount/jurist/minister

1869-01-31

Henri Carton de Wiart, Belgian Count/literary/premier (1920-21)

1869-03-16

Walker Whiteside, The Belgian

1869-05-06

Joseph Cuvelier, Belgian historian/archivist

1869-05-19

Jules Poncelet, Belgian minister of State

1869-06-10

Gustave Vanzype, Belgian literary/headed La Gazette

1869-12-30

Adolphe Max, Belgian Rep (Lib)

1870-02-17

Louis de Raet, Belgian economist/founder (Flemish People's Party)

1870-04-07

Joseph Ryeland, Belgian composer/Baron

1870-06-13

Jules JBV Bordet, Belgian bacteriologist (syphillis, Nobel 1919)

1871-05-26

Camille Huysmans, Belgian premier (1946-47)

1873-08-03

Albert MLA de Bassompierre, Belgian ambassador to Tokyo (1921-39)

1873-08-05

Frederic Arnold Kummer, The Belgian

1873-12-09

Antoine Pompe, Belgian architect

1874-04-30

Cyriel Verschaeve, Belgian priest/writer

1874-08-03

Eugene Baie, Belgian author (Sub rosa et sub umbra)

1875-04-27

Andre Baillon, Belgian/French author (Un homme si simple)

1875-07-15

Jean van den Eeckhoudt, Belgian painter

1875-08-21

Maurice Lippens, Belgian earl/minister/governor of Congo

1875-11-22

Georges Rency, Belgian poet

1876-03-01

Henri de Baillet-Latour, Belgian IOC president (d. 1942)

1876-05-17

Alban Collignon, Belgian sport journalist

1876-10-28

Albert E Michotte van den Berck, Belgian psychologist

1877-02-17

Henri Vandeputte, Belgian author/poet (L'homme Jeune)

1878-01-18

Hendrik Baels, Belgian politician

1878-02-14

Julius Nieuwland, Hansbeke Belgium, Belgian-American Chemist (inventor of neoprene)

1878-03-25

Henry graaf de Baillet-Latour, Belgian pres of IOC (1925-42)

1878-07-15

Willem Paerels, Neth/Belgian painter/graphic artist

1878-11-28

Jozef van Mierlo, Belgian Jesuit/literary (Hadewych)

1879-02-24

Herman Teirlinck, Belgian writer (Sun)

1882-04-01

Paul Anspach, Belgian Olympic champion fencer (d. 1991)

1882-08-02

Rik Wouters, Belgian painter/sculptor (Virgin Doll)

1883-02-07

Paul de Backer, Belgian radiologist

1883-05-14

Jan Olieslagers, Belgian aviation pioneer (Antwerp Devil)

1883-06-14

Lucien Cerfaux, Belgian bible expert

1883-12-23

Hubert M E Pierlot, Belgian advocate/premier (1939-45)

1884-02-23

Herman Courtens, Belgian painter

1884-05-19

Arthur Meulemans, Belgian composer (Adriaan Brouwer) (or 5/10)

1884-07-29

Henri Liebrecht, Belgian playwright/journalist

1884-08-31

George Al Sarton, Belgian/US historian

1884-09-08

Théodore Pilette, Belgian racing driver (d. 1921)

1884-12-18

Philippe van Isacker, Belgian minister

1884-12-28

Joseph Pholien, Belgian premier (1950-52)/communist hunter

1885-01-17

Joseph Arendt, Belgian worker's union leader

1885-05-05

Henri Velge, 1st chairman (Belgian Council of State)

1885-07-20

Gustave Charlier, Belgian literature historian/critic

1885-08-06

Jozef M E Meeus, Belgian director H-Heart union

1885-10-24

Ernest Claes, Belgian author (Saints from Zichem)

1885-11-17

Henry de Man, Belgium, sociologist/chairman (Belgian Workers Party)

1886-01-21

Gustaaf Sap, Belgian minister of Finance/Economy

1886-03-14

Firmin Lambot, Belgian cyclist (d. 1964)

1886-11-19

Fernand Crommelynck, Belgian playwright (Le Cocu Magnificent)

1887-03-14

George Creten, Belgian sculptor/painter

1887-05-09

Jules Van de Leene, Belgian writer

1888-03-19

Léon Scieur, Belgian cyclist (d. 1969)

1888-07-19

Eugene Jungers, Belgian governor of Rwanda Urundi

1889-06-27

Alfred Courtens, Belgian sculptor

1890-03-06

Fernand Ansseau, Belgian operator/theory (Orfeo)

1890-10-08

Philippe Thys, Belgian cyclist (d. 1971)

1890-11-20

Jean-Jacques Gailliard, Belgian painter

1891-01-28

Camille Melloy, [Paepe], Belgian poet (Parfum des Buis)

1891-05-30

Iman J van den Bosch, Belgian resistance fighter

1891-07-26

Jacques Pirenne, Belgian historian

1892-03-28

Corneille Heymans, Belgian physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1968)

1892-07-06

Baron Willy Coppens de Houthulst, Belgian WW I pilot

1892-09-11

Lucien Buysse, Belgian cyclist (d. 1980)

1892-09-28

Edmond Thieffry, Belgian WW I pilot/air pioneer

1893-03-09

Edgar Scauflaire, Belgian muralist/decorator

1893-04-08

Henri Puvrez, Belgian sculptor (Sereniteit)

1893-06-10

Franz Andre, Belgian conductor

1893-10-10

August Balthazar, Belgian politician

1893-10-23

Jean Absil, Belgian composer (Peau d'Ane)

1894-01-15

Edmond Rubbens, Belgian attorney/minister of colonization

1894-08-28

Charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter/sculptor (Iron Tower)

1894-11-05

Henri E J A de Page, Belgian private law scholar

1894-12-28

Andre de Meulemeester, Belgian WW I pilot (Eagle of Flanders)

1895-03-14

Frans Ganshof, Belgian historian

1895-12-19

Maurice Roelants, Belgian author (Jazz Player)

1895-12-30

August De Boodt, Belgian politician

1896-02-29

Omer C F L Tulippe, Belgian geographer

1897-03-13

Marcel Thiry, Belgian poet (Statue of Fatigue)

1897-09-23

Paul Delvaux, Belgian painter (surrealist)

1897-11-29

Emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Little Emperor)

1897-12-16

Paul Neuhuys, Belgian playwright (Le Canari et le Cerise)

1897-12-18

Fernand J Collin, Belgian economist/banker

1898-01-01

George van Derton, Belgian racer (won 500 race)

1898-01-29

Fernand Quinet, Belgian cellist/composer/conductor (La Guerre)

1898-04-08

Achiel H Acker, Belgian premier (1945-46, 1954-58)

1898-05-16

August de Schrijver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP)

1898-07-24

Frank Mortelmans, Belgian painter

1898-11-01

Arthur Legat, Belgian racing driver (d. 1960)

1898-11-21

René Magritte, Belgian surrealistic painter (This is Not a Pipe)

1900-06-09

Prosper Cocquyt, Belgian brewer/pilot

1901-01-08

Edmond Vandercammen, French/Belgian writer (L'amour responsable)

1901-05-07

Marcel Poot, Belgian baron/composer

1901-05-10

Albert Dondeyne, Belgian philosopher/theologist

1901-05-21

Suzanne Lilar, [Verbist], France/Belgian writer (Le burlador)

1901-06-23

Mariel-Henri Jaspar, Belgian minister/ambassador

1901-11-17

Raymond Chevreuille, Belgian composer

1901-12-02

Staf Gustaf Frans Nees, Belgian composer

1902-02-10

Armand Bernier, Belgian poet (Sorcier Triste)

1902-07-11

Leo Collard, Belgian minister of Education (1946/54-58)

1902-11-16

Marcel Boereboom, Belgian musicologist

1902-11-29

Georges Poulet, French/Belgian critic (Temps Humain)

1903-02-20

Pierre Charles, Belgian heavyweight boxer

1903-04-09

Willem Pee, Belgian linguist

1903-07-20

Jef van de Wiele, Belgian politician

1903-08-08

August Cool, Belgian union leader/minister of state

1904-03-30

Akarova, [Marguerite Acarin], Belgian dancer (Les Biches)

1905-02-27

Charles de Keukeleire, Belgian director (Evil Eye)

1905-04-08

Pierre Wigny, Belgian minister of Foreign affairs (1958-61) [or 4/18]

1905-05-05

Robert Houben, Belgian CVP-minister of Public health (1958)

1905-11-27

Daniel Sternefeld, Belgian conductor/composer (Mater Dolorosa)

1906-02-24

Alexis Curvers, Belgian author (Tempo di Roma, Bourg-le-Rond)

1906-03-04

Georges Ronsse, Belgian national cyclo-cross and world champion road bicycle racer (d. 1969)

1906-06-15

Léon Degrelle, Belgian SS officer (d. 1994)

1906-06-28

Safford Cape, US/Belgian conductor/composer/music historian

1906-08-04

Marie-Jose von Saksen-Coburg, Belgian Princess

1906-08-05

Francis Walder, [Francois Waldburger], Belgian author

1906-12-06

Antoon Spinoy, Belgian politician

1907-01-24

Alfonse Vranckx, Belgian lawyer/politician

1907-02-16

Henri van Albada, Belgian sculptor (Charles V)

1907-05-22

Hergé, Belgian comic book creator (d. 1983)

1907-12-27

Emile de Strijker, Belgian philosopher

1908-07-01

Paul Hardy, Belgian writer (Best of Painted Furniture)

1908-07-12

Ernest Burnelle, Belgian politician

1908-09-26

Maurice Naessens, Belgian banker

1908-12-25

Zora Arkus-Duntov, Belgian-American automotive engineer (d. 1996)

1909-02-17

Joseph "Poeske" Scherens, Belgian cyclist (champ sprinter 1932-37)[NS]

1909-06-28

French van Immerseel, Belgian graphic artist

1909-08-27

Sylveer Maes, Belgian bicylist

1909-12-25

Louis van Lint, Belgian painter

1910-05-06

Antoon Breyne, Belgian journalist

1910-09-18

Henri A Cornelis, gov-general Belgian Congo/Rwanda-Urundi

1910-10-14

Jef Keuleers, Belgian worker's union leader

1911-01-22

Suzanne Danco, Belgian opera singer

1911-03-16

Pierre Harmel, Belgian politician

1911-03-20

Mieke Verstraete, Belgian/Dutch actress (Pleasantly Settled)

1911-05-14

J Borremans, Belgian politician (communist)/MP

1911-08-17

Frederik de Merode, Belgian prince

1911-11-26

Raymond Scheyven, Belgian minister of Economic Affairs

1912-01-18

Charles Moeller, Belgian theologist (Humanism et saintete)

1912-04-27

Franz Weyergans, Belgian literary (Les Gens Heureux)

1912-08-10

Romain Maes, Belgian bicylist (Tour de France 1935)

1912-09-02

Johan Daisne, [Herman Thiery], Belgian writer (magic realism)

1913-02-15

Willy Vandersteen, Belgian cartoonist (Suske & Wiske)

1913-02-21

Roger Laurent, Belgian racing driver (d. 1997)

1913-05-26

Fred Bertrand, Belgian politician

1913-11-15

Arthur Haulot, Belgian journalist (d. 2005)

1914-04-01

Carla van Neste, Belgian violinist

1914-04-04

Gustave Camus, Belgian painter

1915-02-27

Arthur Gilson, Belgian attorney/minister of Defense (1958-..)

1915-07-06

Marcel Quinet, Belgian pianist/composer (Vague et Sillon)

1916-08-11

Johnny Claes, Belgian racing driver (d. 1956)

1916-11-28

Lilian Baels, English 2nd wife of Belgian king Leopold III

1917-01-30

Paul Frère, Belgian racing driver and motorsport journalist d. 2008)

1917-05-02

Albert Castelyns, Belgian water polo player and bobsledder

1917-06-30

Robert Vandekerckhove, Belgian politician

1917-12-22

Piet De Somer, Belgian rector (U of Leuven)

1918-03-24

Englebert van Anderlecht, Belgian painter

1918-09-14

Georges Berger, Belgian racing driver (d. 1967)

1918-10-06

André Pilette, Belgian racing driver (d. 1993)

1919-09-07

Alberic Schotte, Belgian cyclist (d. 2004)

1919-12-06

Paul de Man, Belgian-born literary critic (d. 1983)

1920-02-03

Stan Ockers, Belgian bicyclist (Tour de France 1955, 56)

1920-06-08

Bert Leysen, TV director (Belgian National TV)

1920-07-23

Marcel Maeyer, [de Maeyer], Belgian sculptor/graphic artist

1920-11-04

Georges Papy, Belgian mathematician (Numbers Game)

1921-02-24

Gaston Reiff, Belgian athlete (b. 1992)

1921-03-21

Arthur Grumiaux, Belgian violinist

1921-04-25

Jean Mogin, Belgian poet

1922-02-05

Alain de Changy, Belgian racing driver (d. 1994)

1922-04-26

Pol Bury, Belgian sculptor

1922-04-29

Toots [Jean] Thielemans, Belgian/US jazz musician/composer

1922-07-15

Jef Houthuys, chairman Belgian labor union (ACV 1968-87)

1923-04-05

Ernest Mandel, Belgian philosopher/economist

1923-08-03

Roger Foulon, French/Belgian poet

1923-12-01

Morris, Belgian cartoonist (Lucky Luke) (d. 2001)

1924-09-09

Rik Van Steenbergen, Belgian cyclist (d. 2003)

1924-12-12

Olivier Gendebien, Belgian auto racer

1925-04-11

Rik Kuijpers, Belgian director (Sea gulls die in the harbor)

1925-05-16

Bobbejaan Schoepen, Belgian entertainer

1925-07-02

Patrice Emery Lumumba, Katakokombe region of the Kasai Province of Belgian Congo, first Prime Minister of an independent Congo,

1926-10-30

Jacques Swaters, Belgian racing driver

1927-01-20

Olivier Strebelle, Belgian sculptor/ceramist

1927-03-07

Henri Landwirth, Belgian-American hotel owner and philanthropist

1927-06-07

Charles de Tornaco, Belgian racing driver (d. 1953)

1927-06-22

Ann Petersen, Belgian actress (d. 2003)

1927-07-03

Charles Vandenhove, Belgian architect (Standard-Omnisporthal, Luik)

1927-10-19

Pierre Alechinsky, Belgian painter/director (Cobra)

1928-05-01

Raoul Servais, Belgian cartoonist/pres (l'ASIFA)

1928-08-04

Christian Goethals, Belgian racing driver (d. 2003)

1928-09-26

Bob Van der Veken, Belgian actor

1928-10-01

Willy Mairesse, Belgian racing driver (d. 1969)

1928-12-09

André Milhoux, Belgian racing driver

1929-07-07

Marcel Liebman, Belgian historian

1930-07-06

Francoise Mallet-Joris, [F Lilar], Belgian writer (Signs & Wonders)

1930-07-28

Jean Roba, Belgian comics author (d. 2006)

1930-08-12

Jacques Tits, Belgian mathematician

1930-11-06

Raymond Baervoets, Belgian composer (Metamorphoses)

1930-11-14

Charles De Sorgher, Belgian bobsledder

1931-04-10

Marcel van Maele, Belgian poet

1931-05-05

Greg, Belgian comic-book writer (Achille Talon) (d, 1999)

1931-06-28

Lucien Victor, Belgian cyclist (d. 1995)

1931-11-29

André Noyelle, Belgian cyclist (d. 2003)

1932-02-16

Nand Baert, Belgian radio/TV-host

1932-07-04

Aurèle Vandendriessche, Belgian athlete

1932-12-26

Walter Leblanc, Belgian painter

1933-02-28

Robert Grondelaers, Belgian cyclist (d.1989)

1933-10-17

Jeanine Deckers, Belgian nun (d. 1985)

1933-12-17

Paul Snoek, [Edm Schietekat], Belgian poet

1933-12-20

Rik Van Looy, Belgian cyclist (world champion, 1961)

1934-11-10

Lucien Bianchi, Belgian auto racer

1937-04-12

Raymond Ceulemans, Belgian world champ billiards player

1937-05-08

Daniel Robberechts, Belgian writer (Labia Majora)

1937-08-08

Louis Neefs, Belgian singer

1938-11-24

Willy Claes, Belgian politician

1938-12-06

Patrick Bauchau, Belgian actor

1939-02-04

Jacques Charlier, Belgian sculptor

1939-10-09

Pierre Mertens, French/Belgian writer (Lettres Clandestines)

1940-08-07

Jean-Luc Dehaene, Belgian politician

1940-09-27

Benoni Beheyt, Belgian cyclist

1940-11-07

Guido Provoost, Belgian historian

1941-08-28

Sybille de Selys Longchamps, Belgian aristocrat

1941-09-27

Roger J J Claessen, Belgian soccer star

1941-12-23

Serge Reding, Belgian weightlifter (d. 1975)

1942-03-18

Albert Van Vlierberghe, Belgian cyclist (d. 1991)

1942-05-02

Jacques Rogge, Belgian International Olympic Committee president

1942-07-26

Teddy Pilette, Belgian racing driver

1943-07-02

Walter Godefroot, Belgian cyclist

1944-04-04

Magda Aelvoet, Belgian politician

1944-04-28

Jean-Claude Van Cauwenberghe, Belgian politician

1944-10-03

Pierre Deligne, Belgian mathematician

1945-05-04

Monika van Paemel, Belgian writer (Accursed Fathers)

1945-09-13

Noël Godin, Belgian humorist

1946-05-19

Claude Lelièvre, Belgian commissioner for children's rights

1946-07-18

Leo Madder, Belgian actor

1946-10-20

Lucien Van Impe, Belgian cyclist

1946-11-21

Jacky Lafon, Belgian actress

1947-07-07

Felix Standaert, Belgian diplomat

1947-08-24

Roger De Vlaeminck, Belgian cyclist

1947-10-18

Luc Journet, Belgian physician (Order of Zonnetempel)

1947-12-27

Willy Polleunis, Belgian athlete

1948-03-31

Gustaaf Van Cauter, Belgian cyclist

1949-03-08

Charles Lismont, Belgian marathon runner (Olympic-silver-1972)

1949-05-21

Arno Hintjens, Belgian singer (T C Matic)

1949-08-27

Edith Valckaert, Belgian violinist

1949-10-13

Patrick Nève, Belgian racing driver

1950-02-14

Raymond van het Groenewoud, Belgian vocalist/actor (Brussels by Night)

1950-04-19

Marc Demeyer, Belgian bicyclist (Paris-Brussel '74)

1950-10-28

Ludo Delcroix, Belgian cyclist

1950-11-22

Art Sullivan, Belgian singer

1951-02-06

Maria Christina, Belgian princess/daughter of Leopold III

1951-07-18

Elio Di Rupo, Belgian politician

1951-12-05

Anne-Mie van Kerckhoven, Belgian artist

1952-02-13

Freddy Maertens, Belgian cyclist

1952-06-13

Jean-Marie Dedecker, Belgian politician and former judoka

1952-09-19

Bernard de Dryver, Belgian racing driver

1954-02-15

Armand Parmentier, Belgian athlete

1954-05-07

Philippe Geluck, Belgian cartoonist

1954-05-20

Robert Van de Walle, Belgian judoka

1955-02-14

Ronald Desruelles, Belgian athlete

1955-08-29

Frank Hoste, Belgian cyclist

1955-09-25

Ludo Coeck, Belgian footballer (d. 1985)

1955-12-12

Eddy Schepers, Belgian cyclist

1956-06-22

Alfons De Wolf, Belgian cyclist

1956-08-16

Daniel Willems, Belgian cyclist

1956-09-30

Maria Esmeralda, Belgian princess/daughter of Leopold III/Lilian Baels

1956-10-19

Didier Theys, Belgian racing driver

1957-01-17

Michel Vaarten, Belgian cyclist

1957-04-09

Martin Margiela, Belgian fashion designer

1958-02-24

Plastic Bertrand, Belgian singer

1958-03-23

Etienne De Wilde, Belgian cyclist

1958-08-26

Jan Nevens, Belgian cyclist

1958-08-27

Tom Lanoye, Belgian author

1958-12-15

Eddy Annys, Belgian high jumper

1959-03-23

Philippe Volter, Belgian actor (d. 2005)

1959-05-30

Frank Vanhecke, Belgian politician

1959-08-16

Marc Sergeant, Belgian cyclist

1960-10-07

Viktor Lazlo, Belgian singer

1960-10-18

Jean-Claude Van Damme, Brussels Belgian, actor (Kickboxer, No Retreat)

1960-11-12

Maurane, Belgian singer

1960-12-16

Pat Van Den Hauwe, Belgian footballer

1961-01-24

William Van Dijck, Belgian athlete

1961-02-28

Eric Bachelart, Belgian racing driver

1961-03-19

Jos Lansink, Dutch-Belgian equestrian

1961-07-19

Benoît Mariage, Belgian film director

1961-08-24

Ingrid Berghmans, Belgian judoka

1961-09-30

Eric van de Poele, Belgian racing driver

1962-02-11

Eric Vanderaerden, Belgian cyclist

1962-06-05

Astrid, Belgian princess/daughter of Albert II

1962-07-29

Vincent Rousseau, Belgian athlete

1962-09-11

Filip Dewinter Belgian politician

1962-10-08

Bruno Thiry, Belgian rally driver

1962-12-23

Bertrand Gachot, Belgian racing driver

1963-01-22

Andrei Tchmil, Ukrainian-Belgian cyclist

1963-02-02

Philip Laats, Belgian judoka

1963-06-03

Rudy Demotte, Belgian politician

1963-10-19

Laurens BBM, Belgian prince/son of Albert II & Paola

1964-03-20

Natacha Atlas, Belgian singer

1964-07-10

Wilfried Peeters, Belgian cyclist

1964-07-26

Anne Provoost, Belgian author (In the Shadow of the Ark)

1964-08-23

Johan Bruyneel, Belgian cyclist

1965-04-06

Lieve Slegers, Belgian athlete

1965-06-15

Annelies Bredael, Belgian rower

1965-06-19

Luc Donckerwolke, Belgian car designer

1965-09-19

Alexandra Vandernoot, Belgian actress

1965-10-13

Johan Museeuw, Belgian cyclist

1965-11-28

Erwin Mortier, Belgian author

1966-02-19

Enzo Scifo, Belgian footballer

1966-09-08

Raymond Atteveld, Belgian soccer player (Waregem, Roda JC)

1967-01-10

Johan Laats, Belgian judoka

1967-02-18

Harry Van Barneveld, Belgian judoka

1967-05-25

Luc Nilis, Belgian soccer player (RSC Anderlecht/PSV)

1967-08-10

Philippe Albert, Belgian former footballer

1967-08-13

Amélie Nothomb, Belgian writer

1968-01-31

Patrick Stevens, Belgian athlete

1968-02-15

Axelle Red, Belgian singer and songwriter

1968-02-15

Mieke Suys, Belgian triathlete

1968-12-24

Marleen Renders, Belgian athlete

1969-02-23

Marc Wauters, Belgian cyclist

1969-05-29

Wiltrud Probst, Nuermberg Germany, tennis star (1992 Belgian Open)

1969-06-26

Ingrid Lempereur, Belgian swimmer

1969-09-28

Nico Vaesen, Belgian footballer

1969-10-22

Helmut Lotti, Belgian singer

1970-01-09

Lara Fabian, Belgian singer

1970-01-18

Peter van Petegem, Belgian cyclist

1970-01-19

Kathleen Smet, Belgian triathlete

1970-08-06

Erwin Thijs, Belgian cyclist

1970-08-08

Pascal Duquenne, Belgian actor

1970-10-10

Mohammed Mourhit, Belgian athlete

1970-11-10

Freddy Loix, Belgian rally driver

1970-12-06

Isabelle Arnould, Belgian swimmer

1971-03-05

Filip Meirhaeghe, Belgian mountainbiker

1971-03-19

Sébastien Godefroid, Belgian sailor

1971-04-24

Mauro Pawlowski, Belgian guitarist and singer

1971-06-09

Gilles De Bilde, Belgian footballer

1971-07-17

Nico Mattan, Belgian cyclist

1971-09-02

Tom Steels, Belgian cyclist

1971-12-01

Peter Van de Veire, Belgian radio-presenter

1971-12-23

Wim Vansevenant, Belgian cyclist

1972-01-24

Ulla Werbrouck, Belgian judoka and politician

1972-05-13

Stefaan Maene, Belgian swimmer

1972-06-30

Sandra Cam, Belgian swimmer

1972-08-05

Christian Olde Wolbers, Belgian musician (Fear Factory)

1972-08-08

Axel Merckx, Belgian bicycle racer

1972-09-11

Matthew Gilmore, Belgian cyclist

1972-09-18

Brigitte Becue, Belgian swimmer

1972-10-12

Tom Van Mol, Belgian football player

1972-12-10

Brian Molko, Belgian-born singer and songwriter (Placebo)

1973-03-08

Kurt Mollekens, Belgian racing car driver

1973-03-15

Franca Fehlauer, Hamburg Germany, golfer (Belgian Intl Jr champ 1991)

1973-03-23

Wim Eyckmans, Belgian racing driver

1973-04-21

Jonathan Nsenga, Belgian athlete

1973-06-01

Frederik Deburghgraeve, Belgian swimmer

1973-06-05

Gella Vandecaveye, Belgian judoka

1973-08-01

Veerle Dejaeghere, Belgian athlete

1974-02-14

Philippe Léonard, Belgian footballer

1974-03-22

Philippe Clement, Belgian footballer

1974-07-23

Rik Verbrugghe, Belgian cyclist

1974-11-06

Frank Vandenbroucke, Belgian cyclist

1974-12-31

Mario Aerts, Belgian cyclist

1975-02-16

Vanina Ickx, Belgian racing driver

1975-03-27

Tom Goegebuer, Belgian weightlifter

1975-04-22

Stijn Haeldermans, Belgian soccer player (MVV)

1975-06-05

Sandra Stals, Belgian athlete

1975-06-18

Marie Gillain, Belgian actress

1975-07-16

Bas Leinders, Belgian racing car driver

1975-07-17

Cécile de France, Belgian actress

1975-11-13

Tom Compernolle, Belgian athlete (d. 2008)

1976-01-24

Cindy Pieters, Belgian cyclist

1976-03-04

Thierry Renaer, Belgian field hockey player

1976-05-10

Udo Mechels, Belgian singer

1976-05-24

Bob Maesen, Belgian flatwater canoer

1976-06-17

Sven Nys, Belgian mountainbiker & cyclo-crosser

1976-11-19

Benny Vansteelant, Belgian duathlete (d. 2007)

1976-11-22

Adrian Bakalli, Belgian footballer

1976-12-22

Katleen De Caluwé, Belgian athlete

1977-01-20

Melody, Belgian singer

1977-05-06

Christophe Brandt, Belgian cyclist

1977-10-01

Jeffrey van Hooydonk, Belgian race car driver

1978-02-07

Daniel Van Buyten, Belgian footballer

1978-02-16

Tia Hellebaut, Belgian athlete

1978-07-04

Emile Mpenza, Belgian footballer

1978-08-05

Kim Gevaert, Belgian sprinter

1978-11-06

Sandrine Blancke, Belgian actress

1978-12-16

Gunter Van Handenhoven, Belgian footballer

1979-01-27

Liesbet Van Breedam, Belgian beach volleyball player

1979-03-13

Cedric Van Branteghem, Belgian athlete

1979-05-28

Joeri Jansen, Belgian athlete

1979-08-16

Monder Rizki, Belgian athlete

1979-09-13

Geike Arnaert, Belgian singer (Hooverphonic)

1980-01-20

Brigitte Olivier, Belgian judoka

1980-05-01

Jan Heylen, Belgian racing driver

1980-07-19

Xavier Malisse, Belgian tennis player

1980-07-22

Kate Ryan, Belgian singer

1980-10-15

Tom Boonen, Belgian cyclist

1980-11-18

François Duval, Belgian rally driver

1981-01-06

Jérémie Renier, Belgian actor

1981-01-18

Olivier Rochus, Belgian tennis player

1981-02-04

Johan Van Summeren, Belgian cyclist

1981-02-27

Elodie Ouédraogo, Belgian athlete

1982-01-12

Hans Van Alphen, Belgian decathlete

1982-03-14

François Sterchele, Belgian footballer (d. 2008)

1982-05-05

Wouter D'Haene, Belgian flatwater canoer

1982-05-16

Hanna Mariën, Belgian athlete

1982-06-01

Justine Henin (formerly Henin-Hardenne), Belgian tennis player

1982-07-05

Philippe Gilbert, Belgian cyclist

1982-07-24

Elise Crombez, Belgian model

1982-08-06

Kevin van der Perren, Belgian figure skater

1982-08-19

Kevin Rans, Belgian pole vaulter

1982-08-31

Lien Huyghebaert, Belgian athlete

1982-12-09

Nathalie De Vos, Belgian athlete

1982-12-21

Iljo Keisse, Belgian cyclist

1982-12-28

François Gourmet, Belgian decathlete

1983-01-07

Liesbeth Mouha, Belgian beach volleyball player

1983-01-14

Maxime Monfort, Belgian cyclist

1983-01-31

Tom Vangeneugden, Belgian swimmer

1983-02-01

Jurgen Van Den Broeck, Belgian cyclist

1983-05-11

Frédéric Xhonneux, Belgian decathlete

1983-06-08

Kim Clijsters, Belgian tennis player

1983-07-13

Kristof Beyens, Belgian athlete

1984-03-13

Steve Darcis, Belgian tennis player

1984-04-03

Jonathan Blondel, Belgian footballer

1984-06-10

Dirk Van Tichelt, Belgian judoka

1984-07-02

Maarten Martens, Belgian footballer

1984-11-12

Sepp De Roover, Belgian footballer

1985-03-27

Stijn De Smet, Belgian footballer

1985-05-12

Jeroen Simaeys, Belgian footballer

1985-06-05

Kenny De Ketele, Belgian cyclist

1985-08-05

Laurent Ciman, Belgian footballer

1985-09-22

Faris Haroun, Belgian footballer

1985-10-10

Dominique Cornu, Belgian professional cyclist

1985-11-14

Thomas Vermaelen, Belgian footballer

1985-12-05

Nico Verdonck, Belgian racing driver

1985-12-27

Logan Bailly, Belgian football goalkeeper

1986-01-31

Yves Makabu-Makalambay, Belgian football goalkeeper

1986-03-04

Tom De Mul, Belgian footballer

1986-04-10

Olivia Borlée, Belgian athlete

1986-04-10

Vincent Kompany, Belgian footballer

1986-09-17

Landry Mulemo, Belgian footballer

1987-04-24

Jan Vertonghen, Belgian footballer

1987-05-25

Timothy Derijck, Belgian footballer

1987-05-25

Yves De Winter, Belgian goalkeeper

1987-07-17

Moussa Dembélé, Belgian footballer

1987-08-01

Sébastien Pocognoli, Seraing, Belgian footballer

1987-10-05

Kevin Mirallas, Belgian footballer

1987-10-24

Anthony Vanden Borre, Belgian footballer

1987-11-22

Marouane Fellaini, Belgian footballer

1988-02-22

Kevin Borlée, Belgian athlete

1992-07-13

Elise Matthysen, Belgian swimmer

1997-11-28

Thor Salden, Belgian singer

2008-04-16

Princess Eléonore of Belgium, Belgian princess

Belgian - Weddings
Date Event
1959-07-02

Belgian Albert, Prince of Liège marries Dona Paola, Princess Ruffo di Calabria in Brussels

2006-11-07

NASCAR racer Jeff Gordon (38) weds Belgian model and actress Ingrid Vandebosch (36) at the Hacienda de San Antonio Resort in Colima, Mexico

Belgian - Notable Deaths

Maurice MaeterlinckMay 6, 1949

Liz ClaiborneJun 26, 2007

Belgian - Deaths
Date Event
659-03-17

Gertrude of Nivelles, Belgian abbess, patron saint of travellers, dies at about 32

1192-11-24

Albert I van Leuven/Luik, Belgian bishop of Luik/saint, dies at 27

1260-02-19

Boniface, of Lausanne, Belgian bishop/saint, dies

1544-05-29

Jacobus Latomus [Jasques Masson], Belgian inquisitor, dies at about 68

1567-05-31

Guido de Bres, Belgian theologian (b. 1522)

1589-07-01

Christophe Plantin, French/Belgian book publisher, dies

1648-04-22

Catharina Belgian van Nassau, daughter of Willem, dies at 69

1719-09-19

Frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/lord of the manor, executed at 59

1732-09-12

Eugene JP earl the Merode, Belgian marquis of Westerloo, dies at 58

1770-04-28

Marie AC de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer, dies at 60

1803-06-08

Joannes Natalis Paquot, Belgian priest/historian, dies at 80

1828-09-04

Cornelis Stevens, Belgian RC foreman/polemist, dies at 80

1830-11-04

Frederic LG de Merode, Belgian revolutionary, dies in battle at 37

1840-06-19

John Cockerill, English/Belgian industrial/orangist, dies at 50

1847-02-15

Germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794)

1848-04-24

Francois van Campenhout, Belgian composer (Brabanconne), dies at 69

1849-02-15

Pierre F Verhulst, Belgian mathematician (logistic curve), dies at 44

1852-07-19

Anne-Francois Mellinet, French/Belgian general (Antwerp), dies at 83

1857-02-07

Félix PBOG, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War, dies at 65

1857-02-28

André Dumont, Belgian geologist (b. 1809)

1859-01-08

Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50

1867-03-02

French A Durlet, Belgian sculptor/architect, dies at 50

1869-03-19

Guillaume Nerenburger, Belgian general (triangulatie), dies at 64

1869-10-23

Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Tolbecque, Belgian composer, dies at 72

1870-04-08

Charles-Auguste de Beriot, Belgian violinist/composer, dies at 68

1871-02-26

Charles Niellon, Belgian brigade general, dies at 76

1876-01-10

Charles EH de Coussemaker, Belgian musicologist/historian, dies at 70

1880-05-20

Eugene LFC prince the Ligne, Belgian prince of Ambise, dies at 76

1881-06-06

Henry Vieuxtemps, Belgian composer, dies at 61

1882-07-11

Eugene L Simonis, Belgian sculptor, dies on 72nd birthday

1884-03-31

Jan T Beelen, Neth/Belgian catholic bible expert, dies at 77

1885-12-24

Louis-Prosper Gachard, Belgian historian, dies at 85

1886-06-18

Joannes A Paredis, Belgian/Neth bishop of Roermond, dies at 90

1887-11-20

Louis Gallait, Belgian painter (Egmont & Receiver), dies at 77

1888-10-08

Jules J baron d'Anethan, Belgian Minister of Justice, dies

1889-04-15

Father Damien, Belgian missionary (b. 1840)

1890-03-22

Desire de Haerne, Belgian priest/Congressional leader, dies at 85

1890-11-08

Caesar-Auguste Franck, Belgian organist/composer, dies at 67

1890-11-16

Johann A H Scheler, Belgian man of letters/librarian, dies at 71

1891-07-31

Jean-Baptist Capronnier, French/Belgian painter, dies at 77

1891-12-17

Msiri, ruler of the Garanganze Kingdom, Congo (Katanga), dies in battle against Belgian funded expedition

1891-12-17

Omer Bodson, Belgian captain, dies in battle against Msiri, ruler of Garanganze Kingdom in the Congo

1892-06-16

Victor Tesch, Belgian lawyer/min of Justice, dies at 80

1892-10-04

Guillaume Van Kerckhoven, Belgian captain, dies at 39

1892-12-01

Joseph Lippens, Belgian lieutenant in Congo, murdered

1894-02-14

Eugène Charles Catalan, Belgian mathematician (b. 1814)

1895-05-24

Joseph Quinaux, Belgian painter, dies at 73

1895-09-17

Auguste Toulet, Belgian balloonist, dies

1895-11-25

Edmond van der Straeten, Belgian lawyer/musicologist, dies at 68

1896-06-26

Louis CPR of Orleans, French duke (chosen king of Belgian), dies at 81

1898-05-01

Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81

1899-11-19

[Maria] Catharina Beersmans, Belgian actress (Medea), dies at 55

1900-08-19

Jean-Baptiste Accolay, Belgian composer (b. 1833)

1901-01-20

Zénobe Gramme, Belgian engineer (b. 1826)

1901-05-30

Victor D'Hondt, Belgian mathematician (b. 1841)

1902-01-09

Gustaaf Rolin-Jaequemyns, Belgian lawyer/Interior minister, dies at 66

1903-07-09

Alphonse François Renard, Belgian geologist (b. 1842)

1904-06-12

Camille de Renesse, Belgian Count (b. 1836)

1905-02-18

Jules de Geyter, Belgian poet (International), dies at 75

1905-04-04

Constantin Meunier, Belgian painter/sculptor, dies at 73

1906-01-25

Pierre L Goossens, Belgian archbishop of Malines/Cardinal, dies at 78

1906-08-24

Alfred Stevens, Belgian painter, dies

1906-11-09

Leon Vanderkindere, Belgian historian/mayor of Ukkel, dies at 64

1907-06-14

A Adolf Daens, Belgian priest/politician (CVP), dies

1908-12-24

Francois-Auguste Gevaert, Belgian musicologist/composer, dies at 80

1910-07-03

Julius Slabbe, Belgian writer, dies

1910-07-15

Daniel Kinet, auto racer/1st Belgian flyer, dies

1910-08-03

Nicolas Kinet, Belgian pilot, dies

1912-01-28

Gustave de Molinari, Belgian economist (b. 1819)

1912-05-26

Jan Blockx, Belgian opera composer (Bride of the Sea), dies at 61

1912-06-25

Louis Antoine, Belgian miner/sect leader, dies at about 65

1912-10-06

August Beernaert, Belgian premier (1884-94, Nobel 1909), dies at 83

1913-09-09

Count Paul J Smet de Naeyer, Belgian politician, dies

1914-08-23

Felix Fivet, Belgian baby, executed by German troops at 3 weeks

1914-11-24

Louis de Raet, Belgian economist/Flemish People Party, dies

1915-02-10

Albert J-BJ Thijs, Belgian Colonial pioneer (Congo), dies at 65

1916-02-06

Anne C A I van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist, dies at 73

1916-04-01

Gabrielle Petit, Belgian resistance fighter, executed

1916-04-15

Alfred Cogniaux, Belgian botanist, dies at 75

1916-07-11

Rik Wouters, Belgian painter/sculptor (Doll Virgin), dies

1916-09-27

Emile A G Verhaeren, Belgian writer (Les Heures du Soir), dies at 61

1919-02-25

Josef Christiaens, Belgian racing driver (b. 1879)

1919-10-08

Eugene Demolder, Belgian writer (Sous la Robe), dies

1920-11-02

Andre Dumont, Belgian mine engineer (Limburgs coal basin), dies at 73

1921-02-04

Xavier Mellery, Belgian painter/illustrator, dies at 75

1921-05-03

Théodore Pilette, Belgian racing driver (b. 1883)

1921-05-28

Geo Mestdagh, Belgian aviation pioneer, dies

1921-11-12

Fernand Khnopff, Belgian painter/sculptor, dies at 63

1922-04-05

Charles F A Woeste, Belgian count/min of Justice, dies at 85

1923-12-01

Virginie Loveling, Belgian writer and poet (b. 1836)

1925-02-22

Georges/Joris Helleputte, Belgian Catholic minister, dies at 72

1926-01-23

Desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal, dies at 74

1926-05-13

Libert H. Boeynaems, Belgian Catholic prelate (b. 1857)

1926-10-22

Jules Van de Hill, Belgian lawyer/politician, dies

1926-12-14

Theo van Rysselberghe, Belgian painter (pointillism), dies at 64

1927-05-28

Georges Eekhoud, Belgian writer (Belgian Kempen), dies

1929-07-22

Edouard baron Empain, Belgian builder (Heliopolis), dies at 76

1931-12-10

Max Elskamp, Belgian author/poet (Six Chansons), dies at 69

1932-02-17

Frans Gailliard, Belgian painter/graphic artist (Egina), dies at 70

1932-04-10

Andre Baillon, Belgian/French author (& sabots), dies at 56

1933-12-11

Emile C Wauters, Belgian painter (Van der Goes Klooster), dies at 87

1934-07-15

Jules Renkin, Belgian PM (1931-32), dies

1936-06-11

Julius Nieuwland, Belgian-American Chemist (inventor of neoprene), dies at 58

1936-12-20

Baron De Borchgrave, Belgian ambassador, murdered in Madrid

1937-11-23

George Albert Boulenger, Belgian naturalist (b. 1858)

1937-12-03

Prosper Poullet, Belgian mayor, dies

1938-02-18

Edward Anseele, Belgian minister of Rail, dies at 81

1938-04-27

Edmond Rubbens, Belgian minister to Colonies, dies at 44

1938-12-27

Emile Vandervelde, President (1900—1918) of the International Socialist Bureau and Minister of 3 Belgian governments dies at 72

1939-11-06

Adolphe Max, Belgian liberal MP, dies at 69

1940-03-19

Gustaaf Sap, Belgian minister of Economic Affairs, dies at 54

1941-04-26

Jean Demoor, Belgian physician/physiologist/educationalist, dies at 74

1941-11-01

Camille Melloy, [the Paepe], Belgian priest/poet (Requiem), dies at 50

1942-07-14

Neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Neth/French/Belgian painter's model, dies

1942-08-17

Walker Whiteside, The Belgian

1943-04-08

Paul Colin, Belgian journalist/collaborator, executed

1943-05-10

Andre Bertulot, Belgian resistance fighter, hanged

1943-05-10

Arnaud/Armand Fraiteur, Belgian resistance fighter, hanged

1943-05-10

Maurice-Albert Raskin, Belgian resistance fighter, hanged

1943-05-14

Henri La Fontaine, Belgian Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1854)

1943-11-16

Marcel Verhamme, Belgian resistance fighter, executed

1943-11-22

Frederic Arnold Kummer, The Belgian

1944-02-24

Leo H A Baekeland, Belgian/US chemist (bakeliet), dies at 80

1944-09-06

Robert Lejour, Belgian lawyer/resistance fighter, murdered

1944-10-27

Iman J Van de Bosch, Belgian resistance fighter, dies

1944-11-28

Camille Looten, Belgian priest/literature historian, dies

1946-02-21

José Streel, Belgian World War II collaborator (b. 1911)

1946-09-28

Jean Van de Eeckhoudt, Belgian painter, dies

1947-06-16

Jean-Francois Capart, Belgian egyptologist (Memphis), dies at 86

1947-08-20

Franz VM Cumont, Belgian religious historian, dies at 79

1947-12-29

Joseph Cuvelier, Belgian historian/general, dies at 78

1948-05-24

Jacques Feyder, Belgian director and screenwriter (b. 1885)

1949-05-06

Maurice Maeterlinck, Belgian philosopher (Nobel 1911), dies at 86

1949-11-08

Cyriel Verschaeve, Belgian clergyman (b. 1874)

1950-08-18

Julien Lahaut, chairman Belgian Communist Party, murdered

1951-02-16

Henri Velge, 1st chairman (Belgian Council of State), dies at 65

1951-03-11

Philippe of Isacker, Belgian minister, dies at 66

1951-06-14

Hendrik Baels, Belgian politician, dies at 73

1951-09-24

Georges Rency, Belgian poet/literature, dies at 75

1952-01-08

Joseph Arendt, Belgian worker's union leader, dies at 66

1952-02-14

Maurice De Waele, Belgian cyclist (b. 1896)

1952-04-05

Henri Vandeputte, Belgian writer (L'Autre Vie), dies at 75

1952-04-24

Jules Poncelet, Belgian minister of State, dies at 82

1952-07-18

Paul Saintenoy, Belgian architect (b. 1862)

1952-07-22

August Balthazar, Belgian politician, dies at 58

1953-05-16

Django Reinhardt, Belgian musician (b. 1910)

1953-06-20

Hendrik de Man, sociologist (Belgian Working people Party), dies at 67

1953-07-12

Joseph Jongen, Belgian composer, dies at 79

1953-09-18

Charles de Tornaco, Belgian racing driver (b. 1927)

1954-03-17

Victor Rousseau, Belgian sculptor, dies at 88

1954-10-22

Prosper Cocquyt, Belgian brewer/pilot, dies at 54

1955-07-16

Jean de Merode, [Marie-Louise Courtenay], Belgian princess, dies at 81

1955-09-12

Gustave Vanzype, Belgian literary (La Gazette), dies at 86

1955-09-27

Henri Liebrecht, Belgian stagewriter/journalist, dies at 71

1956-02-03

Johnny Claes, Belgian racing driver (b. 1916)

1956-02-26

Herman Courtens, Belgian baron/painter, dies at 72

1956-03-22

George A L Sarton, Belgian/US historian, dies at 71

1956-07-12

Maurice Lippens, Belgian governor of Congo (1921-23), dies at 80

1956-10-01

Stan Ockers, Belgian world champ cyclist (1955), dies at 36

1956-10-02

Paul de Backer, Belgian radiologist, dies at 73

1956-11-23

Jeanne Cappe, Belgian author (Tres Grand Cardinal), dies at about 61

1958-01-10

Charles de Trooz, Belgian writer, dies at 52

1958-02-04

Frederik de Merode, Belgian prince, dies at 46

1958-04-04

Hendrik Heyman, Belgian minister of Nijverheid/mayor, dies at 78

1958-09-17

Eugene Jungers, Belgian governor of Rwanda Urundi, dies at 70

1959-04-08

Gustave Charlier, Belgian literature historian, dies

1959-09-17

Bert Leysen, Belgian TV director, dies at 39

1960-02-23

Arthur Legat, Belgian racing driver (b. 1898)

1960-10-22

Edgar Scauflaire, Belgian, painter/decorator, dies at 67

1961-03-07

Englebert van Anderlecht, Belgian painter, dies at 42

1961-04-06

Jules J B V Bordet, Belgian bacteriologist (Nobel 1919), dies at 90

1961-11-25

Hubert Van Innis, Belgian archer (b. 1866)

1962-02-10

Willem Paerels, Neth/Belgian painter/graphic artist, dies at 83

1962-03-02

Charles Jean de la Vallée-Poussin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1866)

1963-12-13

Hubert ME Pierlot, Belgian advocate/premier (1939-45), dies at 79

1964-01-19

Firmin Lambot, Belgian cyclist (b. 1886)

1966-04-08

George Creten, Belgian sculptor/painter, dies at 79

1966-04-25

Maurice Roelants, Belgian author (Prayer for a Good End), dies at 70

1966-06-29

Arthur Meulemans, Belgian composer, dies at 82

1966-08-08

Pierre Charles, Belgian heavyweight boxer, dies at 63

1966-12-05

Sylveer Maes, Belgian bicylist, dies at 57

1967-02-05

Herman Teirlinck, Belgian writer (Jokaste against God), dies at 87

1967-05-26

Antoon Spinoy, Belgian politician, dies at 60

1967-08-15

René Magritte, Belgian surrealist painter, dies at 68

1967-08-23

Georges Berger, Belgian racing driver (b. 1918)

1967-12-19

Alfred Courtens, Belgian sculptor, dies at 78

1968-01-04

Joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83

1968-02-08

J Borremans, Belgian politician (Communist), dies at 56

1968-02-22

Omer CFL Tulippe, Belgian geographer, dies at 71

1968-02-25

Camille Huysmans, Belgian premier (1946-47), dies at 96

1968-07-18

Corneille Heymans, Belgian physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1892)

1968-08-06

Ernest Burnelle, Belgian politician, dies at 60

1968-08-11

Lucien Cerfaux, Belgian biblical scholar, dies

1969-03-30

Lucien Bianchi, Belgian auto racer, dies at 34

1969-08-27

Henri EJA de Page, Belgian lawyer, dies

1969-09-09

Willy Mairesse, Belgian racing driver (b. 1928)

1969-10-07

Léon Scieur, Belgian cyclist (b. 1888)

1970-03-17

Fernand Crommelynck, Belgian playwright (Chaud et Frois), dies at 83

1971-01-16

Philippe Thys, Belgian cyclist (b. 1890)

1971-03-15

Jean-Pierre Monseré, Belgian cyclist (b. 1948)

1971-06-02

Charles de Keukeleire, Belgian director (Evil Eye), dies at 66

1971-06-28

Henri Puvrez, Belgian sculptor (Serenity), dies at 78

1971-10-21

Etienne Gailly, Belgian marathoner (Oly-bronze-48), dies at 48

1971-10-24

Fernand Quinet, Belgian composer/conductor (Guerre), dies at 73

1972-05-01

Fernand Ansseau, Belgian operator (Orfeo), dies at 82

1972-07-31

Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgian premier/sect-gen (NATO, 1957-61), dies at 73

1972-09-07

Jacques Pirenne, Belgian historian, dies at 81

1973-02-02

Hendrik Elias, Belgian politician (b. 1902)

1973-03-26

Safford Cape, US/Belgian conductor/composer/musicologist, dies at 67

1974-02-02

Jean Absil, Belgian composer (Benedictions), dies at 80

1975-01-20

Franz Andre, Belgian conductor, dies at 81

1975-02-09

Constant Burniaux, Belgian art historian (L'amour Vivre), dies at 82

1975-06-28

Serge Reding, Belgian weightlifter (b. 1941)

1975-07-10

Achiel H van Acker, Belgian premier (1945-46, 1954-58), dies at 77

1976-02-17

Jean Servais, Belgian actor (Every Man is My Enemy), dies at 65

1976-04-17

Jean-Jacques Gailliard, Belgian painter, dies at 85

1976-05-09

Raymond Chevreuille, Belgian composer, dies at 74

1976-12-29

Ivo van Damme, Belgian 800/1500 m sprinter (Oly-silver-76), dies at 22

1977-09-05

Marcel Thiry, Belgian writer and wallon militant (b. 1897)

1977-12-01

Paul Hardy, Belgian designer (Italian Country, dies at 69

1978-02-05

Frans van Immerseel, Belgian graphic artist, dies at 68

1978-04-19

Emile de Strijker, Belgian philosopher, dies at 70

1978-08-09

Johan Daisne, [Thiery], Belgian writer (Lago Maggiore), dies at 66

1978-10-09

Jacques Brel, Belgian chansonnier, buried on Atuama, dies at 49

1979-06-30

Alfons Vranckx, Belgian politician, dies at 72

1979-09-04

Jef van de Wiele, Belgian politician, dies at 76

1980-01-03

Lucien Buysse, Belgian cyclist (b. 1892)

1980-02-09

Antoine Pompe, Belgian architect, dies at 106

1980-02-23

Robert Vandekerckhove, Belgian politician, dies at 62

1980-05-05

Edmond Vandercammen, Belgian writer/poet (Grand Combat), dies at 79

1980-07-04

Maurice Grevisse, Belgian grammarian (b. 1895)

1980-12-25

Louis Neefs, Belgian singer, dies at 43

1981-01-13

Emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Mary, My Child), dies at 83

1981-01-27

Leo Collard, Belgian minister of Education (1946/54-58), dies at 78

1981-10-19

Paul Snoek, [Edm Schietekat], Belgian poet, dies at 48

1981-12-29

Guido Provoost, Belgian historian, dies at 41

1982-01-19

Marc Demeyer, Belgian bicyclist (Paris-Roubaix '76), dies [or 1/20]

1982-01-20

Marc Demeyer, Belgian cyclist (Paris-Brus 1974), dies at 31[or 1/19]

1982-05-14

Baron Mariel-Henri Jaspar, Belgian minister/ambassador, dies

1982-08-08

Ferre Grignard, Belgian pop singer/painter (Crucified Jesus), dies

1982-09-05

Maurice Naessens, Belgian banker, dies at 73

1982-10-03

Roger J J Claessen, Belgian soccer star, dies at 41

1983-01-07

August Cool, Belgian trade union leader, dies at 79

1983-02-22

Romain Maes, Belgian bicyclist (Tour de France 1935), dies at 70

1983-03-03

Hergé, Belgian comics creator (b. 1907)

1983-05-19

Jean Rey, Belgian politician and President of the European Commission dies at 80

1983-05-23

Albert Claude, Belgian biologist (Nobel 1974), dies at 84

1983-12-21

Paul de Man, Belgian-born literary critic (b. 1919)

1985-02-07

Albert Dondeyne, Belgian philosopher/theologist, dies at 83

1985-03-28

Nand Baert, Belgian radio/tv-host, dies at 53

1985-03-29

Jeanine Deckers, Belgian nun, The Singing Nun (b. 1933)

1985-03-31

Jeanine Deckers, Belgian nun (b. 1933)

1985-06-17

Piet De Somer, Belgian rector of University of Louvain, dies at 67

1985-12-04

Marcel Boereboom, Belgian musicologist, dies at 83

1986-01-14

Walter Leblanc, Belgian painter, dies at 53

1986-03-02

Marcel Liebman, Belgian historian, dies at 56

1986-03-21

August de Boodt, Belgian politician, dies at 90

1986-04-04

Frank Mortelmans, Belgian painter, dies at 87

1986-04-09

Jean Mogin, Belgian poet, dies at 64

1986-05-20

Willem Pee, Belgian linguistic, dies at 83

1986-06-02

Daniel Sternefeld, Belgian conductor/composer (Elegie), dies at 80

1986-06-12

Antoon Breyne, Belgian journalist, dies at 76

1986-06-17

Jef Keuleers, Belgian worker's union leader, dies at 75

1986-07-28

Charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter/sculptor (Iron Tower), dies at 91

1986-08-09

Joseph "Poeske" Scherens, Belgian cyclist, dies at 77

1986-08-23

Charles Janssens, Belgian actor (Mira, Malpertuis), dies at 80

1986-10-16

Arthur Grumiaux, Belgian violinist, dies at 65

1986-11-22

Fred Bertrand, Belgian politician, dies at 73

1986-11-28

Louis van Lint, Belgian painter, dies at 76

1986-12-28

Louis van Lint, Belgian painter, dies at 77

1987-05-29

Alain Vincx, Belgian stuntman, dies in an accident at 40

1987-12-17

Marguerite Yourcenar, Belgian novelist (b. 1903)

1988-06-12

Marcel Poot, Belgian baron/composer, dies at 87

1989-08-22

Robert Grondelaers, Belgian cyclist (b. 1933)

1989-09-04

Georges Simenon, Belgian/French writer/director (Maigret), dies at 86

1989-10-03

Joseph Wybran, Belgian physician/Jews foreman, murdered

1990-03-01

Claude Spaak, Belgian dramatist, dies

1990-03-03

Gérard Blitz, Belgian waterpoloist and entrepreneur (b. 1912)

1990-12-11

Fernand J Collin, Belgian economist/banker, dies at 92

1990-12-17

Mieke Verstraete, Belgian/Neth actress (Pleasant Settled), dies at 79

1991-03-05

August de Schryver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP), dies at 92

1991-03-14

Jef Houthuys, Belgian union leader (ACV, 1968-87), dies at 68

1991-04-04

Luc de Rijck, Belgian soccer player (Turnhout), dies

1991-05-23

Jean van Houte, Belgian premier, dies

1991-07-18

Andre Cools, Belgian budget minister, murdered at 63

1991-08-17

Leo Geerts, [Marcel van der Linden], Belgian writer/critic, dies

1991-11-09

Guido Claus, Belgian actor (Sacrament), dies

1991-12-20

Albert Van Vlierberghe, Belgian cyclist (b. 1942)

1992-05-06

Gaston Reiff, Belgian athlete (b. 1921)

1992-05-27

Daniel Robberechts, Belgian writer (Aankomen in Avignon), dies at 55

1992-07-02

Edith Valckaert, Belgian violinist, dies at 42

1992-07-13

Carla van Neste, Belgian violinist, dies at 78

1992-11-03

Jean Daskalides, Belgian chocolate factory, dies at 70

1992-12-12

Suzanne Lilar, Belgian essayist, novelist and playwright (b. 1901)

1992-12-24

Pierre Culliford [Peyo], Belgian cartoonist, dies of heart attack at 64

1993-05-14

Patrick Haemers, Belgian criminal, commits suicide at 40

1993-09-21

Fernand Ledoux, Belgian/French actor (L'Homme de Londres), dies at 96

1993-10-09

Geert de Vlaeminck, Belgian champion cyclist, dies at 26

1993-10-28

Carmino Baelen, Belgian sleder, dies at 22

1994-06-25

Louis-Robert Casterman, Belgian publisher (Kuifje), dies at 74

1994-07-14

Patrick Crommelynck, Belgian pianist, commits suicide

1994-07-14

Taeko Kuwata, Japanese/Belgian pianist, commits suicide

1994-07-20

Paul Delvaux, Belgian surrealistisch painter, dies at 96

1994-08-28

Pieter de Cort, Belgian rock guitarist (Betty Goes Green), dies at 25

1995-03-07

Jacques Lefebvre, Belgian air force gen, commits suicide at 64

1995-09-17

Lucien Victor, Belgian cyclist (b. 1931)

1998-05-31

Charles Van Acker, Belgian racing driver (b. 1912)

1998-10-02

Olivier Gendebien, Belgian racing driver (b. 1924)

1999-10-29

Michel Regnier (Greg), Belgian comic-book writer and artist (Achille Talon) (b. 1931)

2000-02-18

Willy Maltaite, Belgian comics creator (b. 1927

2001-07-16

Maurice De Bevere, Belgian cartoonist (b. 1923)

2002-06-07

Mary Lilian Baels, Belgian princess (b. 1916)

2002-10-04

André Delvaux, Belgian film director and screenwriter (b. 1926)

2003-02-04

André Noyelle, Belgian cyclist (b. 1931)

2003-02-26

Christian Goethals, Belgian racing driver (b. 1928)

2003-08-01

Guy Thys, Belgian football coach (b. 1922)

2004-04-04

Alberic Schotte, Belgian cyclist (b. 1919)

2004-08-02

François Craenhals, Belgian comics artist (b. 1926)

2004-12-06

Raymond Goethals, Belgian football coach (b. 1921)

2005-04-03

Jef Eygel, Belgian basketball player (b. 1933)

2005-04-13

Philippe Volter, Belgian actor (b. 1959)

2005-05-24

Arthur Haulot, Belgian journalist (b. 1913)

2005-10-02

Bert Eriksson, Belgian neo-Nazi (b. 1931)

2006-06-14

Jean Roba, Belgian comics author (b. 1930)

2007-06-26

Liz Claiborne, Belgian-born American fashion designer (b. 1929)

2007-07-28

Karl Gotch, Belgian professional wrestler (b. 1924)

2008-02-23

Paul Frère, Belgian race car driver and motorsport journalist (b. 1917)

2008-03-19

Hugo Claus, Belgian writer (b. 1929)

2008-04-15

Benoît Lamy, Belgian Movie Director (b. 1945)

2008-05-08

François Sterchele, Belgian football player (b. 1982)

2008-06-16

Tom Compernolle, Belgian athlete (b. 1975)

2008-09-26

Marc Moulin, Belgian musician and journalist (b. 1942)

2009-10-12

Frank Vandenbroucke, Belgian cyclist (b. 1974)

2009-12-23

Edward Schillebeeckx, Belgian Roman Catholic theologian (b. 1914)

2011-05-09

Wouter Weylandt, Belgian cyclist (b. 1984)

2013-10-09

Wilfried Martens, Belgian Prime Minister, dies from pancreatic cancer at 77


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