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Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 13 people with the Willems surname? In that year Willems was ranked number 3566 for popularity in the UK.
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|Dirk Willems||Wiki Detail||Dirk Willems (???? 16 May 1569) was a martyred Anabaptist who is most famous for, after his escape from prison, turning around to rescue his pursuer, who had fallen through thin ice while chasing him.|
|Jan Frans Willems||Wiki Detail||Jan Frans Willems (March 11, 1793 - June 24, 1846), Flemish writer and "father" of the Flemish movement.|
|Mo Willems||Wiki Detail||Mo Willems (born February 11, 1968) is an American writer, animator, and children's books author/illustrator.|
|Eddy Willems||Wiki Detail||Eddy Willems (born 1962) is a computer virus and malware expert from Belgium.|
|Ko Willems||Wiki Detail||Jacobus ("Ko") Matheus Willems (October 27, 1900 in Amsterdam ? September 28, 1983 in Amsterdam) was a track cyclist from the Netherlands, who represented his native country at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France.|
|Theo Willems||Wiki Detail||Theodorus "Theo" Willems (February 22, 1891 ? April 12, 1960) was an archer from the Netherlands.|
|Pierre Willems||Wiki Detail||Pierre Willems (born Maastricht, 6 January 1840; died Leuven, 23 February 1898) was a Dutch philologist and historian of Ancient Rome.|
|Menno Willems||Wiki Detail||Menno Willems (born 10 March 1977 in Amsterdam) is a former Dutch professional footballer, who can play in defence or in midfield.|
|Ron Willems||Wiki Detail||Ron Willems (born 20 September 1966 in Vaassen) is a former Dutch footballer.|
|Rein Willems||Wiki Detail||Rein Willems (born 26 August 1945, Geleen) was President of Shell Nederland from 2003-2007.|