René Magritte

René Magritte was a Belgian surrealist artist known for his thought-provoking paintings. Born in Lessines, Belgium in 1898, Magritte's work often depicted ordinary objects in unusual contexts, challenging viewers' perceptions of reality.

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn was a British actress and humanitarian. Although born in Brussels in 1929, she became one of Hollywood's most iconic stars, known for her roles in films such as 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' and 'Roman Holiday'.

Victor Horta

Victor Horta was a Belgian architect and one of the pioneers of the Art Nouveau movement. Born in Ghent in 1861, he designed several iconic buildings in Brussels, including the Hôtel Tassel and the Hôtel Solvay.


Hergé was a Belgian cartoonist best known for creating the comic book series 'The Adventures of Tintin'. Born in Etterbeek, Belgium in 1907, his work has left a lasting impact on the world of comics and illustration.

Simone Veil

Simone Veil was a French lawyer and politician who played a key role in advancing women's rights. Born in Nice, France in 1927, she served as the first female President of the European Parliament and was a Holocaust survivor.

Jacques Brel

Jacques Brel was a Belgian singer-songwriter known for his emotionally charged songs. Born in Schaerbeek, Belgium in 1929, his music has had a profound influence on French-language music and culture.

Marguerite Yourcenar

Marguerite Yourcenar was a Belgian-French writer and the first woman to be elected to the Académie française. Born in Brussels in 1903, she is best known for her novel 'Memoirs of Hadrian'.

René Descartes

René Descartes was a French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist who is often called the father of modern philosophy. Although born in La Haye en Touraine, France in 1596, he spent a significant portion of his life in the Dutch Republic, including Brussels.

Audrey Brice

Audrey Brice is a Belgian entrepreneur and founder of a successful tech startup. Born and raised in Brussels, she has been recognized for her innovative contributions to the technology industry.

Charles Michel

Charles Michel is a Belgian politician who served as the Prime Minister of Belgium from 2014 to 2019. Born in Namur, Belgium in 1975, he played a key role in leading the country through challenging political and economic times.