Galecki, most known for the role of Leonard Hofstadter in The Big Bang Theory, was born in Bree, Belgium on April 30, 1975.
Jacques Brel (8 April 1929 – 9 October 1978) was a Belgian singer-songwriter who was widely considered a master of the modern chanson.
She acquired world fame in 1963 as Sœur Sourire (Sister Smile) when she scored a hit with the her French-language song “Dominique”.
The Smurfs was first created and first introduced as a series of comic characters by the Belgian comics artist Peyo (pen name of Pierre Culliford) in 1958.
Gotye, a pseudonym for Wouter De Backer, was born in Bruges, Belgium and immigrated to Australia when he was two years old.
The tallest living horse is Big Jake, a nine-year-old Belgian Gelding horse, who measured 210.19 cm (20 hands 2.75 in, 82.75 in), without shoes, at Smokey Hollow Farms in Poynette, Wisconsin, USA.
Drupal is an Open Source Content Management Framework (CMF), with a wide use base ranging from simple websites and blogs to whitehouse.gov, warnerbrosrecords.com, National Geographic, Twitter and many other big websites.
He was an inventor, noted for the invention of inline skates in 1760.
‘De Snorkels’ is a strip series conceived by Nicola Broca in 1982. Hanna-Barbera licensed it as ‘The Snorks‘ in 1984.
Adreas Vesalius (31 December 1514 – 15 October 1564) is often referred to as the founder of modern human anatomy.
The typical world map we all know from school and is used in nautical navigation was invented by the Flemish Gerardus Mercator in 1569.
Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg was born on 18 October 1960 in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe, Brussels, Belgium.
Audrey Hepburn was born Audrey Kathleen Ruston on 4 May 1929 in Elsene, a municipality in Brussels, Belgium.
After he qualified as a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Ghent (Belgium) in 1974, he co-discovered the Ebola virus in Zaire in 1976.
On 1 June 2003, Belgium became the second country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage.
The first natural color picture in National Geographic was of a flower garden in Gent, Belgium in 1914
This image of a flower garden in Ghent, Belgium, published in 1914, was National Geographic Magazine’s first natural (not hand-tinted) color photograph.
Commonly referred to as French Fries, these yummy, crispy potato sticks originate from Belgium.
Professor Edward J. de Smedt invented modern road asphalt in 1870 at Columbia University in New York City after emigrating from Belgium.
Georges Prosper Remi, known by the pen name Hergé, was a Belgian comic book writer and artist, best known for his The Adventures of Tintin series, which he wrote and illustrated from 1929 until his death in 1983.
Tomorrowland, in Boom, Belgium, is the largest electronic dance music festival in the world.
The Sand Sculpture Festival in Blankenberge, Belgium, is the largest in the world, with over 150 carefully crafted creations on display.
Robert Cailliau is a Belgian informatics engineer and computer scientist who, together with Tim Berners-Lee, developed the World Wide Web.
In 1981, struggling with a drug addiction, Marvin Gaye moved to Ostend, Belgium where he wrote “Sexual Healing”.
Lambert Adolphe Quetelet (1796-1874), the Belgian mathematician, is famous world-wide for his ‘Body Mass Index’ (also called the ‘Quetelet Index’).
Fallen Astronaut is an 8.5 cm (slightly over 3″) aluminium sculpture of an astronaut in a spacesuit, which commemorates astronauts and cosmonauts who have died in the advancement of space exploration. It is at Hadley Rille on the Moon, placed there by the crew of Apollo 15 on August 1, 1971.