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University of Louvain

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Split 1968 into two universities, one French- and one Dutch-speaking.

Location:
Louvain, Belgium

Founding Date:
1425

Enrollment:
56,000

Official Website:
http://www.ucl.ac.be/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Michael Baius
Religion
1513 16-Sep-1589 Belgian theologian
Auguste Beernaert
Diplomat
26-Jul-1829 6-Oct-1912 Belgian Prime Minister, Nobel recipient
Paul Bulcke
Business
1954   CEO of Nestle
Christian de Duve
Scientist
2-Oct-1917 4-May-2013 Microstructure of the cell
Mark Eyskens
Head of State
29-Apr-1933   Prime Minister of Belgium, 1981
Cornelius Jansen
Religion
28-Oct-1585 6-May-1638 Father of Jansenism
Yves Leterme
Head of State
6-Oct-1960   Belgian Foreign Minister
Justus Lipsius
Scholar
18-Oct-1547 23-Mar-1606 Belgian scholar and author
René Préval
Head of State
17-Jan-1943   President of Haiti
Nicholas Ridley
Religion
c. 1500 16-Oct-1555 Anglican Bishop and martyr
Edward Schillebeeckx
Religion
12-Nov-1914 23-Dec-2009 Catholic theologian
Fulton J. Sheen
Religion
8-May-1895 9-Dec-1979 America's first televangelist
John Skelton
Poet
c. 1460 21-Jun-1529 Why come ye nat to courte
Johann Sleidan
Historian
1506 31-Oct-1556 De statu religionis et republicae
Rick Smith
Business
c. 1972   CEO of TASER International
Dominique Trempont
Business
c. 1955   CEO of Gemplus, 1997-99
Herman Van Rompuy
Head of State
31-Oct-1947   President of the European Council
Helen Vendler
Critic
30-Apr-1933   American poetry critic
Andreas Vesalius
Doctor
31-Dec-1514 Jun-1564 De Humani Corporis Fabrica

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Michael Baius
Religion
1513 16-Sep-1589 Belgian theologian
Haskell Curry
Mathematician
12-Sep-1900 1-Sep-1982 Combinatory Logic
Christian de Duve
Scientist
2-Oct-1917 4-May-2013 Microstructure of the cell
Gaston Eyskens
Head of State
1-Apr-1905 3-Jan-1988 Thrice Prime Minister of Belgium
Cornelius Jansen
Religion
28-Oct-1585 6-May-1638 Father of Jansenism
Alfred Kastler
Physicist
3-May-1902 7-Jan-1984 Optical pumping
Merton H. Miller
Economist
16-May-1923 3-Jun-2000 Modigliani-Miller theorem
Richard L. Schmalensee
Economist
1944   Council of Economic Advisers, 1989-91

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Albert Claude
Scientist
23-Aug-1899 22-May-1983 Microstructure of the cell


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