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Frank De Winne

1961 - Today

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Frank, Viscount De Winne (born 25 April 1961, in Ledeberg, Belgium) is a Belgian Air Component officer and an ESA astronaut. He is Belgium's second person in space (after Dirk Frimout). He was the first ESA astronaut to command a space mission when he served as commander of ISS Expedition 21. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank De Winne has received more than 116,877 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Frank De Winne is the 181st most popular astronaut (up from 184th in 2019), the 609th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 574th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Belgian Astronaut.

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  • 29

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  • 2.59

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Among astronauts, Frank De Winne ranks 181 out of 524Before him are Robert Crippen, Piers Sellers, Lodewijk van den Berg, Boris Morukov, Paolo Nespoli, and Aleksandr Panayotov Aleksandrov. After him are John Oliver Creighton, Sergei Avdeyev, Samantha Cristoforetti, Akihiko Hoshide, Scott Kelly, and Aleksandr Kaleri.

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Among people born in 1961, Frank De Winne ranks 242Before him are József Szájer, Birol Ünel, Justin Fashanu, Hideo Nakata, Anita Hegerland, and Maggie Wheeler. After him are Doc Rivers, Campbell Scott, Bam Bam Bigelow, Kjell Westö, Steven Moffat, and Imad Khamis.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Frank De Winne ranks 609 out of 1,019Before him are Théo Lefèvre (1914), Toby Alderweireld (1989), Alain de Changy (1922), Jean-Michel Saive (1969), François Weyergans (1941), and Philippe Clement (1974). After him are Michy Batshuayi (1993), Tom Boonen (1980), Simon Mignolet (1988), Frank Brangwyn (1867), Willy De Clercq (1927), and Eric van de Poele (1961).

Among ASTRONAUTS In Belgium

Among astronauts born in Belgium, Frank De Winne ranks 2Before him are Dirk Frimout (1941).