List of Belgians

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This is a list of notable Belgian people who either:

  • are or were Belgian citizens at least for sometime in their life,
  • were born in Belgium or in the provinces of present-day Belgium, but who were not or are not Belgian citizens (either because Belgium did not exist at the time of their life or because they had or have another citizenship). The names of people of this category are italicized.

The list also comprises

  • fictional characters who are undisputedly Belgians
  • important ones whose citizenship is unknown, or not Belgian and with Belgian creators. The names of fictional characters of this category are italicized.

The same person may appear under several headings.

Artists[edit]

Businesspeople and economists[edit]

Criminals[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

Historians[edit]

Humorists[edit]

Journalists[edit]

Military figures[edit]

Models[edit]

Monarchs[edit]

Performing artists[edit]

Actors and actresses[edit]

Choreographers[edit]

Composers[edit]

Filmmakers[edit]

Musicians and singers[edit]

Theater directors[edit]

Politicians[edit]

A – C[edit]

D[edit]

E – K[edit]

L[edit]

M[edit]

N – R[edit]

S – U[edit]

V[edit]

W – Y[edit]

Religious figures[edit]

Saints[edit]

Theologians and clergymen[edit]

Resistance activists[edit]

  • Albert Guérisse (1911–1989)
  • Arthur Haulot (1913–2005)
  • Andrée "Dédée" de Jongh (1916–2007)
  • Marcel Louette (1907–1978)
  • Edgard Potier (1903–1944)
  • Henri Reynders (1903–1981)
  • Suzanne Spaak (1905–1944)
  • Gabrielle Weidner (1914–1945)
  • Johan Hendrik Weidner (1912–1994)
  • Victor Cordier (1924-2007)
  • Hubert Heymans (?-1942)
  • Annick Van Hardeveld (?-1945)
  • Charles-Louis Hoste
  • Rudolf Schoenberg ( 1901-1944)
  • Louis Van Brussel ( 1918-2001)
  • Abbé Auguste Bernard
  • Adolphe Houba ( 1894-1947)
  • Charles Dumont
  • Alphonse Bonenfant ( 1908-1983)
  • Emile Lakatos-Lowenwirth
  • Maurice Cousin ( 1920-1944)
  • Georges Cordier ( 1901-1941)
  • Albert Cousin ( 1915-1944)
  • Gabrielle Petit ( 1893-1916)
  • Irma Caldow ( 1914-2017)
  • Edouard Detournay
  • Emma Vandewalle ( 1902-1983)
  • Eugène Thiery ( 1920-2004)
  • Romain Leenaers
  • Albert Mélot ( 1915-2010)
  • Abbé Legrand
  • Bert Van Hoorick ( 1915-2000)
  • Louis De Cuyper
  • Erna Deiglmayr
  • Jean de Sélys

Scientists[edit]

Astronauts[edit]

Botanists[edit]

Chemists[edit]

Geographers[edit]

Geologists[edit]

Inventors and engineers[edit]

Mathematicians[edit]

Medical scientists[edit]

Philosophers[edit]

Physicists[edit]

Political scientists and theorists[edit]

Social scientists[edit]

Others[edit]

Sports[edit]

Automobile racing[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Including mountain biking and cyclo-cross

Fencing[edit]

Football (soccer)[edit]

Category: Belgian footballers

Golf[edit]

Judo[edit]

Motocross[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Table tennis[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Track and field[edit]

Triathlon[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Other[edit]

Visual artists[edit]

Comics[edit]

Fashion[edit]

Painters[edit]

Photographers[edit]

Sculptors[edit]

Others[edit]

Others[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]