Tournai ranks 977th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Halmstad, Shrewsbury, and Tübingen. Memorable people born in Tournai include Clovis I, Rogier van der Weyden, and Pierre de la Rue. Memorable people who died in Tournai include Robert Campin and Henry of Ghent. Tournai has been the birth place of many politicians and painters and the death place of many painters and philosophers. Tournai is located in Belgium.
Tournai, known in Dutch as Doornik and historically as Dornick in English, is a Walloon municipality of Belgium, 85 kilometres southwest of Brussels on the river Scheldt. In the province of Hainaut, Tournai is part of Eurometropolis Lille–Kortrijk–Tournai, which had 2,155,161 residents in 2008. Read more on Wikipedia
Between 466 and 1988, Tournai was the birth place of 8 globally memorable people, including Clovis I, Rogier van der Weyden, and Pierre de la Rue. Additionaly, 2 globally memorable people have passed away in Tournai including Robert Campin and Henry of Ghent.
466 - 511
1390 - 1464
1460 - 1518
1877 - 1961
1217 - 1293
1474 - 1499
1790 - 1873
1988 - Present
Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 2 globally memorable people born in Tournai since 1700.