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Some Belgian artists

Fine Arts:

Painters: Rogier Van der Weyden, Bruegel, Rubens, Van Dijck...

Modern artists: René Magritte, Paul Delvaux, James Ensor, Fernand Khnopff, Félicien Rops, Léon Spilliaert, Alechinsky, Panamarenko...

Various artists:

Art nouveau architects: Victor Horta, Paul Hankar, Henry Van de Velde...

Film makers: André Delvaux, Dardenne brothers, Dominique Deruddere...

Cartoonists: Hergé, Franquin, E.P. Jacobs (Blake & Mortimer), Peyo (the Smurfs), Willy Vandersteen...

Music and Singers: César Franck, Adolphe Sax (inventor of saxophone!), Toots Thielemans, Zap Mama, K's Choice, Jacques Brel, Axelle Red, Arno, Lara Fabian...

Writers: Maurice Maeterlinck, Hugo Claus, Georges Simenon, Hendrik Conscience, Stanislas-A. Steeman, Françoise Mallet-Joris, Pierre Mertens, Jean Ray, Émile Verhaeren, Michel de Ghelderode, Stijn Streuvels, Amélie Nothomb...