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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Audrey Hepburn, British and Dutch actress born in Belgium 14600
2 Jean-Claude Van Damme 13172
3 Charlemagne, founder of the Frankish Empire 11808
4 Charles V of Habsburg, Holy Roman Emperor 6319
5 Tintin -- reporter 4773
6 Peter Paul Rubens – Baroque painter 3534
7 Hercule Poirot (Agatha Christie) -- a private detective. 3000
8 Django Reinhardt 2923
9 Pieter Bruegel the Elder, and his family, including Pieter Brueghel the Younger, Jan Brueghel the Elder, and Jan Brueghel the Younger 2623
10 Tony Parker – NBA basketball player – French nationality, born in Belgium 2548
11 Clovis I, King of the Franks 2404
12 Lieutenant Colonel (ret'd) Count Henry Robert Visart de Bury et de Bocarmé C.B.E. 2297
13 Jan van Eyck and his brother Hubert van Eyck 2255
14 Charles Martel, Duke of the Franks, stopped the Muslim expansion at Poitiers 2090
15 Brian Molko – Placebo 1799
16 Dr. Evil -- main villain in the Austin Powers films. 1791
17 Leopold II 1769
18 Kim Clijsters – player, former World #1, Masters 2002-2003 winner and 2-time Grand Slam singles champion 1695
19 Jacques Brel 1431
20 Lara Fabian 1249
21 Albert II 1249
22 Herman Van Rompuy 1214
23 Pepin the Short, first Carolingian King of the Franks 1192
24 Josquin des Prez 1191
25 Justine Henin – player, olympic champion, former World #1, Masters 2006 winner and 7-time Grand Slam singles champion 1172
26 Thomas Vermaelen - player 1164
27 Sir Anthony van Dyck (Antoon van Dyck) 1000
28 Vincent Kompany – player 977
29 Jacques Tits – mathematician 925
30 Steven Defour – player 919
31 Natacha Atlas 847
32 Leopold I 820
33 Eddy Merckx – considered by many as the greatest cyclist ever. 809
34 Marouane Fellaini – player 806
35 Robert Cailliau – information and control engineer 794
36 Marc Dutroux – rapist and serial killer 781
37 Ilya Prigogine – theoretical chemist Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1977 (born in Russia) 743
38 Leopold III 696
39 Godfrey of Bouillon – Crusader and first King of Jerusalem 682
40 Guillaume Dufay 617
41 Albert I 591
42 Snorks -- cartoon characters by Nic Broca 572
43 Rogier van der Weyden (a.k.a. Rog(i)er de la Pasture) 560
44 Martin Margiela 552
45 Adolphe Sax – inventor of the saxophone 538
46 Maurice Maeterlinck – Nobel Prize in Literature 1911 522
47 Gerardus Mercator – geographer 502
48 Kate Ryan 499
49 Daniel Van Buyten – player 499
50 Orlande de Lassus (a.k.a. Orlandus Lassus/Orlando di Lasso), born in the provinces of present-day Belgium, but before Belgium existed 470
51 Jan Baptist van Helmont (1579 - 1644) - chemist and physician 462
52 Victor Horta (1861 – 1947) 458
53 Georges Simenon 458
54 Jacques Rogge – IOC president 442
55 James Ensor 429
56 Johannes Ockeghem 396
57 Anthony Vanden Borre – player 367
58 Peyo (Pierre Culliford) 360
59 Axel Witsel – player 359
60 Yves Leterme 357
61 Eric Gerets – player 342
62 Ferdinand Verbiest – Jesuit missionary in China, Astronomer 339
63 Steed Malbranque – player – French player, born in Belgium 334
64 Jacky Ickx – racing driver 334
65 Thomas Buffel – player 322
66 Hans Memling 320
67 Patrick Bauchau 313
68 Plastic Bertrand (Roger Jouret) 309
69 St. Hubertus 308
70 Michel Preud'homme – goalkeeper 304
71 Toots Thielemans 298
72 Baldwin I of Jerusalem – Crusader, King of Jerusalem 291
73 Enzo Scifo – player, coach 272
74 Pepin of Herstal, Duke of the Franks 270
75 Marguerite Yourcenar, French novelist born in Belgium 270
76 Robert Campin 268
77 Fernand Khnopff – symbolist 266
78 Liz Claiborne, American designer born in Belgium 265
79 Paul-Henri Spaak 261
80 Abraham Ortelius – geographer 258
81 Ya Kid K – Technotronic 243
82 Charles VII of Habsburg, Holy Roman Emperor 243
83 Jean-Marie Pfaff – goalkeeper 242
84 Spirou et Fantasio -- cartoon character by (André Franquin) 241
85 Lio 239
86 Simon Stevin – mathematician and engineer 232
87 Timmy Simons – player 226
88 Tom Boonen 225
89 Largo Winch -- Belgian by its creator at least 223
90 Adolphe Quetelet – mathematician and statistician 221
91 Luc Van Lierde – 2-time world champion and winner Iron Man 219
92 Dries van Noten 217
93 Philippe Gilbert 215
94 Jan Mabuse 214
95 Olivier Rochus – player 213
96 Henri La Fontaine – Nobel Peace Prize 1913 210
97 Hugo van der Goes 208
98 Luc Tuymans 207
99 Yolande Moreau 205
100 Salvatore Adamo – Italian living in Belgium 201
101 Anouck Lepere, supermodel (born in Antwerp). 199
102 Thorgal -- Belgian by its creator at least 198
103 Chantal Akerman 198
104 Limbourg brothers – manuscript illuminators 197
105 Gilles Binchois 197
106 Wim Mertens 194
107 Chantal Mouffe 191
108 Wesley Sonck – player 190
109 Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly – Field Marshal 187
110 Jean Bourgain – mathematician 186
111 Henri Pirenne 185
112 Guy Verhofstadt 184
113 Pierre Deligne – mathematician, Fields Medal 1978 183
114 Ann Demeulemeester 180
115 Paul Van Himst – player, coach 177
116 Jan Ceulemans – player, coach 174
117 Filip Dewinter 174
118 Sarah Bettens – K's Choice 173
119 Henri Michaux – poet and painter 166
120 Henri Vieuxtemps 164
121 Kamagurka 161
122 Helmut Lotti 161
123 Pierre Alechinsky – Cobra member 159
124 Adrian Carton de Wiart – Belgian-born British Lieutenant General 155
125 Raf Simons 153
126 Paul Delvaux – surrealist 152
127 Jan Fabre 150
128 Baldwin I of Constantinople – Crusader, first Latin Emperor 149
129 Sabine Dardenne – victim of child molestor Marc Dutroux 147
130 Johan Bruyneel 146
131 Joseph Plateau – physicist 145
132 Jean-Marc Bosman – player 143
133 David Teniers the Younger 143
134 Roger De Coster – Five-time 500cc Motocross World Champion 142
135 Koenraad Elst 141
136 Ambiorix – Gaulish warlord 140
137 Raymond Goethals – coach 138
138 Axelle Red 136
139 Adrian Willaert 133
140 Raoul Vaneigem 132
141 Jacob Jordaens 128
142 Karel De Gucht 128
143 Hugo Claus (1929 – 2008) 127
144 Ernest Mandel 125
145 Jonathan Legear – player 125
146 Gerard David 124
147 Suske en Wiske 123
148 Stefan Everts – Ten-time Motocross World Champion 122
149 Mbo Mpenza – player 122
150 Frank Vandenbroucke 120
151 Jean Bolland – hagiographer 120
152 Sandra Kim 120
153 Philippe de Champaigne 119
154 Wilfried Martens 116
155 St. Gertrude of Nivelles 113
156 Geike Arnaert – Hooverphonic 111
157 Philippe Albert – player 111
158 Marie Gillain 110
159 Marc Wilmots – football player and elected senator 110
160 Silvio Proto – goalkeeper 109
161 Philippe Thys 106
162 Belle Perez 106
163 Dirk Verbeuren – Soilwork 104
164 Bertrand Gachot – racing driver 102
165 Ingrid Daubechies – mathematician and physicist 102
166 Sven Nys – cyclo-cross 101
167 Thierry Boutsen – racing driver 101
168 Petrus Christus 100
169 Dirk Bikkembergs 100
170 Louis Michel 100
171 Ernest Solvay – chemist 100
172 Morris (Maurice de Bevere) 99
173 Arthur Grumiaux – violinist 97
174 Jean-Luc Dehaene 97
175 Willy Vandersteen 96
176 Thierry de Duve – art critic and theorist 96
177 Elio Di Rupo 95
178 Bart Goor – player 94
179 Emile Verhaeren 94
180 Olivier Deschacht – player 94
181 Dani Klein – Vaya Con Dios 94
182 Cornelius Jansen – bishop, theologian (Jansenism) 93
183 Karel Van Miert 93
184 Tarec Saffiedine - mixed martial artist 93
185 Constant Permeke – expressionist 92
186 Luca Brecel – snooker player 92
187 Lamoral Egmont 92
188 Jessica Van Der Steen (from Antwerp) 90
189 Tom Barman 89
190 Vincent Rijmen – cryptographer (Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), Rijndael) 88
191 Suzanne Lilar – essayist, novelist, and playwright (1901 – 1992) 88
192 Tia Hellebaut – athlete, European champion high jump, olympic champion high jump 88
193 Hanne Gaby Odiele 87
194 Lei Clijsters – player, coach 86
195 Franky Vercauteren – player, coach 86
196 Erwin Vandenbergh – player 86
197 Willy Claes 85
198 Christophe Rochus – player 83
199 Ingrid Seynhaeve 83
200 Maurane 83

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