Top 20 Entrepreneur celebrities in Belgium
Here is the latest list of Belgium's top 20 Entrepreneur celebrities [Updated November 23, 2020].
Adolphe Sax was born on November 6, 1814 in Dinant, Belgium.
He first showed the world his new musical instrument at the 1841 Brussels Exhibition.
Leo Baekeland was born on November 14, 1863 in Belgium.
He developed a new type of photographic paper and sold the rights to Eastman Kodak, for which he was paid $1 million.
Etienne Lenoir was born on January 12, 1822 in Belgium.
His first gas-powered car, built in 1862, reached speeds of three miles per hour.
Jacques Rogge was born on May 2, 1942 in Ghent, Belgium.
He was listed as No. 67 in Forbes Magazine's rankings of the 68 most powerful people in the world in 2011.
Michel de Kemmeter was born on September 29, 1964 in Ghent, Belgium.
Robert Cailliau was born on January 26, 1947 in Tongeren, Belgium.
He was the co-founder of the international WWW Conference Committee that met annually to flesh out the structure of the World Wide Web.
Avi Koren was born on July 15, 1984 in Belgium.
His boutiques have expanded to a variety of locations including in Belgium, Dubai, Israel, and Hong Kong.
Liz Claiborne was born on March 31, 1929 in Belgium.
In her retirement, she financially supported numerous environmental foundations and funded PBS's Nature series.