Culture and science

Some famous Belgian scientists

 

Gerardus Mercator, cartographer

Abraham Ortelius, geographer

Andreas Vesalius, anatomist

Jules Bordet, bacteriologist

Jan Baptista van Helmont, physician / chemist

Georges Lemaître, astronomer

Lambert Adolphe Quetelet, statistician

Adrien de Gerlache, Antarctic explorer

Albert Claude, biochemist