Famous Authors from Belgium

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List of the most popular authors from Belgium, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous Belgian authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Belgian writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

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This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from Belgium?" and "Who are the best Belgian authors?"

For further information on these historic Belgian authors, click on their names. If you're a bookworm then use this list of celebrated Belgian authors to discover some new books that you will enjoy reading.
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    La Premiere enquete de Maigret, La Marie Du Port, La Veuve Couderc

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    Fur Person, The Education of Harriet Hatfield, Crucial Conversations

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    Hopscotch, Las Armas Secretas, Around the Day in Eighty Worlds

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    George Placzek^! 1905-1955

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    Tintin in Tibet, The Seven Crystal Balls, The Crab with the Golden Claws ...

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    La pelle aux morts, La tournée du patron, Le Drain sifflera trois ...

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    Django Reinhardt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Authors from Belgium

    The great Django Reinhardt, I got rhythm (A Jazz Hour With Series), The ...

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    Hugo Claus is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Authors from Belgium

    The Sorrow of Belgium, The swordfish, Desire

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    La Schtroumpfette, tome 3, La soupe aux Schtroumpfs

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    Henri Michaux is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Authors from Belgium

    Miserable Miracle, Épreuves^! exorcismes^! 1940-1944, Le jardin ...

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    Le Christ^! sacrement de la rencontre de Dieu, Le Mariage, The eucharist ...

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    Le gang des gaffeurs, Gaston 19, La Saga Des Gaffes

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    Family in Brussels, Chantal Akerman

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    Pelléas and Mélisande, The Treasure of the Humble, Mary ...

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    The molecular theory of solutions, Étude thermodynamique des phénomènes ...

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    Oscar and the Lady in Pink, La secte des Egoïstes, M. Ibrahim and the ...

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    Structural anthropology, The Raw and the Cooked, Tristes Tropiques

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    Robert Goffin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Authors from Belgium

    Le Roi Des Belges A-t-il Trahi?, Le fusillé de Dunkerque, Le Versant noir ...

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    George Sarton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Authors from Belgium

    A guide to the history of science, Hellenistic science and culture in the ...

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    The Character of Rain, The Stranger Next Door, The Enemy's Cosmetique

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    Henri Pirenne is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Authors from Belgium

    Les villes du Moyen Age, Las Ciudades de La Edad Media, Geburt des ...

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    Fox^! tome 2, Ombres^! tome 2, Les Révoltés^! tome 3

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    Nemo et le volcan, L'île aux câlins, Bonjour

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    Hendrik Conscience is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Authors from Belgium

    De Leeuw van Vlaanderen, The boys of the Sierras, or

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    Sidney Nolan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Authors from Belgium

    Nolan, Nolan on Nolan, Notes for Oedipus

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    Peter Paul Rubens is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Authors from Belgium
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    American minimal music

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    Grand illusion

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    Demirkırat: Bir Demokrasinin Doğuşu, Panorama '97 CD-ROM 32. Gün ...

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    Lucky Luke^! Bd.75^! Der Kunstmaler, Alias lord X, Robin Dubois^! tome 6 ...

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    Eric de Kuyper is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Authors from Belgium
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    Willem Elsschot is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Authors from Belgium

    Pensionen/Het tankschip, Kaas, Elsschot leest voor

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    Le futur immédiat, La Rénovation, Les marais

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    Koenraad Elst is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Authors from Belgium

    Freedom of expression - Secular Theocracy Versus Liberal Democracy, Update ...

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    Building peace

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    The Passionate Heart, Stella Corfou, Des accommodements avec le ciel

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    Heliborne, The Balkans on Fire, War in the Balkans

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    Jacqueline Harpman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Authors from Belgium

    I Who Have Never Known Men, La lucarne, Récit de la dernière année

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    Jan Cox

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    The Hauen-finding Art

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    A treatise on man and the development of his faculties

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    Willy Vandersteen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Authors from Belgium

    Amazing Coconut, Thyl Ulenspiegel, tome 5

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    Edgar Pierre Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Authors from Belgium

    The Necklace Affair, Blake et Mortimer, Papyrus of Manethon

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    Pierre Alechinsky

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    Kitty Crowther is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Authors from Belgium

    L'Anniversaire de l'écureuil, Les animaux et leurs poètes, ...

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    James Ensor, Renoir

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    Premonition, The passion, Luc Tuymans

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    What's Wrong with a Free Lunch?, Evolutionary explanation in the social ...


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